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Welcome to Writing Across the Curriculum at

George Mason University!

These are the services that we provide:

  • Support for faculty writing instructors across the curriculum
  • Consultations, workshops, and resources for teachers of writing in all disciplines
  • Coordination of “Writing Intensive” (WI) courses
  • Research on writing in the disciplines
  • Assessment of writing courses across Mason

Please visit our FacebookTwitter, and The Writing Campus blog pages for current news and activities from Mason WAC!


NEWS

  • January 2015: Another successful Faculty Writing Retreat!  With over 20 participants and 4 concurrent writing sessions, Mason WAC and the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence had dozens articles, manuscripts, presentations, and grant proposals being written and revised.  Another retreat to come this May!
  • September 2014:  AND AGAIN!  For the 13th year in a row, Mason is one of only 11 schools on the U.S. News & World Report best-of list for Writing in the Disciplines. Ranked alongside programs at Harvard, Princeton, and Duke Universities, Mason WAC is proud to be recognized for its contributions to writing excellence. News story here.
  • July 14, 2014: WAC Director Michelle LaFrance and English faculty member Steven J. Corbett are featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education!  “A 21st-Century Attendance Policy” explores how to take roll in college classes.
  • June 2014: We live-blogged the International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota!  Please take a look at some highlights on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

WAC EVENTS

MULTILINGUAL WRITING SUMMIT: Workshops on Supporting Multilingual Writers

Date: January 23, 2015
Time: 12:00-3:00
Location: SUB I, room 1508

Sessions with Karyn Mallett & Anna Habib (presenting on Principles of Working with Multilingual Writers and Feedback Strategies) and Julie Stoll (presenting on Verbal Correction Strategies). For more information and instructions on how to find SUB I, 1508, click here!

COMMENTING STRATEGIES

Date: March 6, 2015
Time: 1:30-2:30 pm
Location: SUBI, room 1508

Hosted by the WAC Program, this workshop will provide concrete strategies on how to provide feedback that leads to faster grading and better student writing. 

CONTACT US

PHONE
(703) 993-1187

EMAIL
wac@gmu.edu

MAIL STOP
3E4

LOCATION
Fairfax Campus
George Mason University
4400 University Ave.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Robinson Hall A, Room 416

TWITTER
@writingcampus

FACEBOOK
Mason WAC Facebook Page

BLOG
The Writing Campus