Teaching and Learning Support

Classroom Instruction

Experts in the teaching and learning of writing are available to provide specific instructional support for any course at Appalachian State. We offer generalized workshops and support in the following areas:

  • Writing Across Curriculums
  • Writing in the Disciplines
  • Writing Strategies
  • Writing to Learn
  • Portfolio and Reflective Writing
  • Vertical Writing Curriculum Overview
  • Technical Error
  • Plagiarism
  • Documentation Style (MLA, APA, and Chicago), etc.

We also offer individually designed sessions created in consultation with the faculty member and designed to support context-specific student learning.

If you would like a WAC consultant to come to your class, please complete this request form.

Faculty Consultations & Workshops

The Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Program's main objective is to support the culture o fwriting at Appalachian State by engaging with teachers in all disciplines. We also offer a variety of workshops about teaching writing. Many of these are open to the University, but we can also tailor workshops to the needs of specific faculty groups. 

Examples include:

  • Reducing faculty workload by assessing writing more efficiently and quickly
  • Addressing student error
  • Scaffolding writing assignments to support clarity and practice (TILT & UDL models)
  • Building meaningful assignments
  • Helping students choose a focus for their writing
  • Using eportfolios to document, reflect on, and assess learning
  • Conducting valuable, productive peer review
  • Teaching revision strategies and practices
  • Addressing attribution, documentation, and plagiarism
  • Using reflection to support deep, long-term learning
  • Incorporating low-stakes writing activities and writing-to-learn pedagogy
  • Getting students to read and apply teacher feedback
  • Engaging in effective collaborative writing
  • Teaching analysis
  • Constructing an argument
  • Employing audience, voice, and tone effectively

If you you would like to discuss these or any other topics with WAC consultants, contact WAC liason (listed below):

Liaisons by College

WAC Consultant Liaisons by College: