Writing in the Core
The Writing in the Core Initiative will provide all teachers at
the College with opportunities to develop strategies for using
writing as a tool for thinking, learning and communicating.
This initiative has three components:
- Writing in the core training program will
begin in Fall 2013 and consist of two kinds of one hour workshops,
the first geared toward all teachers at the college, and the second
focused on specialty workshops designed to assist a specific set of
- "W" general education courses which will
require students to complete specific assignments, called signature
assignments that will be assessed (using the AAC&U Written
Communication rubric) each semester that the course is taught.
- A WAC teaching circle will be
developed to support all faculty working to improve writing at
The Writing in the Core initiative supports Lindsey
Writes SLO 1 and 2.