WAC Structure and Services
WAC is housed in University College and works with the Composition Program in English and the University Writing Program to support writing at Appalachian. Georgia Rhoades directs the program and Sherry Alusow Hart is the Director of Assessment. Sheryl Mohn is the WAC program associate. WAC consultants offer support to the program by advising faculty in teaching writing. They also frequently present at conferences and are involved in various areas of WAC scholarship. Please see below for a listing of their scholarship.
Each year WAC works with WID consultants, who are a group of faculty in the disciplines who advice the program. WAC pays these faculty a stipend.
The WAC Committee advises the program and recommends course proposals to the General Education Council.
Recent WAC Scholarship
At the Student for Success in Writing Conference in Savannah on February 8, 2013, Appalachian's WAC Program presented a workshop on Strategies for Handling the Paper Load. Resources we offered included these strategies:
- Guts, Bones, and Skin from Pat Belanoff
- Cover letters and cover sheets
- Peer group revision strategies
- Portfolio teaching and editing
Composition and Rhetoric scholar, Nedra Reynolds, mentions us in her September 14, 2011 blog post for Bedford/St. Martins! Please click here to see the blog.
For information about the Writing Across the Curriculum Program please contact Director Georgia Rhoades at (828) 262-2075 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writing Across the Curriculum Program
Appalachian State University
1107 Anne Belk Hall
ASU Box 32033
Boone, NC 28608-2033
(828) 262-2075 (office)
(828) 262-2032 (fax)