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Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Guide to Writing and Technology
Across the Curriculum:

A Resource for Professors and
Student Assistants

by

Linda Anstendig
Department of Literature and Communications
(lanstendig@fsmail.pace.edu)

and

Eugene Richie
Department of English
(erichie@fsmail.pace.edu)

This booklet and the
Writing and Technology Assistants Program
are funded by the
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Pace University.

Special thanks to the Pforzheimer Center for Faculty Development
for their support of the Pace WAC Program.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.WRITING AND TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANTS PROGRAM
Background
Description of NEH Pilot Program

2.PRINCIPLES OF WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
What is WAC?
DEFINITION
PRINCIPLES
WRITING ASSISTANTS AND OTHER WAC MODELS

3.WAC STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES
Writing Activities
WRITING TO LEARN
SEQUENCING WRITING
DEVELOPING CRITERIA FOR ASSIGNMENTS
Revision and Feedback Techniques
PEER REVIEW
CONFERENCES
WRITTEN COMMENTS ON DRAFTS
EDITING STRATEGIES
Evaluation of Writing

4.TECHNOLOGY ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
Pace Computer Classrooms
LOCATIONS
CLASSROOM FEATURES
LIBRARY RESOURCES
Writing Technologies
WORD PROCESSING PROGRAMS
E-MAIL
WEBBOARD-ON-LINE CONFERENCING
WORLD WIDE WEB
MULTIMEDIA PROGRAMS AND SOFTWARE

5.SPECIFIC STRATEGIES AND MODELS OF ASSIGNMENTS FOR
WRITING WITH TECHNOLOGY

6.ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF STUDENT ASSISTANTS

7.ASSESSMENT

8.RESOURCES

9.WORKS CITED

10.FEEDBACK FORM

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