Teaching with Writing

An image of a teacher talking about the merits of reflection with her students.
Students gain proficiency as writers when they have frequent opportunities to write in courses across the curriculum, addressing a range of audiences and practicing the genres typical of their majors and the workplaces they will enter. Reflective writing can help them connect these experiences, make sense of differences among them, and repurpose writing knowledge for current tasks.

What are the foundations of teaching with writing? This page offers some information about foundational practices for teaching with writing and provides suggestions for further reading.

Please, check back frequently as this site is currently in development.

Foundations of Teaching (with) Writing

Videos about Teaching Activities

Supporting Multilingual Writers

Class Activities

The following documents and images are samples of ways to integrate writing into course content across the disciplines.  These activities can be short, 10-minute discussions, or they can be expanded into full, class-length exercises.  Text in the gray boxes is meant to support how the exercise works.

Campus Resources