Writing Centers and Writing Across the Curriculum Programs: Building Interdisciplinary Partnerships

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Robert W. Barnett, Jacob S. Blumner
IAP, Jul 1, 2008 - Education - 240 pages
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By examining the relationships between Writing Centers and Writing Across the Curriculum programs, this volume challenges the view that Writing Centers are marginalized and demonstrates how they are aggressively moving toward the curricular center of education.
 

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Contents

The WACWriting Center Partnership Creating a Campuswide Writing Environment
1
The Writing Center as Ambassador Plenipotentiary in a Developing WAC Program
13
Authority and Initiation Preparing Students for Disciplinespecific Language Conventions
33
Neither Missionaries Nor Colonists Nor Handmaidens What Writing Tutors Can Teach WACFaculty about Inquiry
45
Finding Common Ground When WAC Writing Center Directors Meet Neurotic Pride
59
When a Writing Center Undertakes a Writing Fellows Program
71
A Writing Center without a WAC Program The De Facto WAC CenterWriting Center
89
Writing Centers as WAC Centers An Evolving Model
105
Creating a Virtual Space The Role of the Web in Forging Writing CenterWAC Connections
141
Writing CentersWAC in Pharmacy Education A Changing Prescription
155
Writing Center or Experimental Center for Faculty Research Discovery and Risk Taking?
177
Writing Centers and WAC Programs as Infostructures Relocating Practice within Futurist Theories of Social Change
187
Selected Bibliography
201
Index
213
About the Editors and Contributors
219
Copyright

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