Student Writing Surveys

Sincdennise 2011, Dennis Bohr of the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program at Appalachian State University has conducted a survey of students in the Writing in the Discipline classes and in English 2001, Introduction to WAC, to gain feedback pertaining to theirattitudes about how well they are being prepared for writing in their majors, about their experience with the University Writing Center (UWC), and to find out how they felt about themselves as writers.  The primary goal of WAC is to offer faculty development to support the vertical writing curriculum in order to help studentswrite better in their academic careers and to prepare them for the writing they will do outside academia.Gathering information via this survey can help WAC strengthen faculty development for the English 2001 course, which serves as students’ introduction to writing across the curriculum. (This document reports only the results relevant to the WAC program.)  You can find the report here.

FALL 2011 SURVEY REPORT                                                      FALL 2011 SURVEY RESULTS

SPRING 2012 SURVEY REPORT                                                  FALL 2012 SURVEY REPORT

                  FALL 2011, SPRING 2012, FALL 2012 SURVEY RESULTS COMPARISON

                                                        SPRING 2013 SURVEY RESULTS

                  TOTAL SURVEY RESULTS (FALL 2011, SPRING 2012, FALL 2012, SPRING 2013)

                                                          FALL 2013 SURVEY RESULTS







Contact Us

For information about the Writing Across the Curriculum Program please contact Director Georgia Rhoades at (828) 262-2075 or e-mail at

Writing Across the Curriculum Program
Appalachian State University
253 Anne Belk Hall
ASU Box 32033
Boone, NC 28608-2033

(828) 262-2075 (office)
(828) 262-2032 (fax)

For more information about WAC

Vertical Writing Model

RC 2001 Resources

WAC Film

Community College Support

Web Resources

QEP Global Learning