Writing Across the Curriculum (Books by Discipline)
Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing About Art. 4th ed.
New York: Harper
_____. A Short Guide to Writing About Literature. 7th ed. New
Beall, Herbert, and John Trimbur. A Short Guide to Writing About Chemistry.
New York: Harper Collins, 1996.
Connolly, Paul, and Teresa Villardi, eds. Writing to Learn Mathematics and
Science. New York: Teachers College Press, 1989.
Corrigan, Timothy. A Short Guide to Writing About Film. 2nd
ed. New York:
Harper Collins, 1994.
Cuba, Lee. A Short Guide to Writing About Social Science. 2nd
ed. New York:
Harper Collins, 1993.
Hult, Christine A. Researching and Writing in the Humanities and Arts.
Allyn & Bacon, 1996.
_____. Researching and Writing in the Sciences and Technology. Boston:
_____. Researching and Writing in the Social Sciences. Boston: Allyn
Marius, Richard. History. A Short Guide to Writing About History. 2nd
York: Harper Collins, 1995.
McMillan, Victoria E. Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences. 2nd
Bedford Books, 1997.
Michaelson, Herbert B. How to Write and Publish Engineering Papers and
3rd ed. Phoenix: Oryx, 1990.
Parrott, Les, III. How to Write Psychology Papers. New York: Harper
Pechenik, Jan. A Short Guide to Writing About Biology. 2nd ed.
New York: Harper
Porush, David. A Short Guide to Writing About Science. New York: Harper
Rathus, Spencer A. Thinking and Writing About Psychology. Fort Worth, TX:
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993.
Sayre, Henry M. Writing About Art. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs,
NJ: Prentice Hall,
Scott, Gregory, and Stephen M. Garrison. The Political Science Student
Manual. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice
_____. The Sociology Student Writers Manual. Upper Saddle River,
Wingell, Richard. Writing About Music: An Introductory Guide. Upper
River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997.
Wotring, A., and R. Tierney. Two Studies of Writing in High School Science.
Berkely: Bay Area Writing Project, 1983.
Writing Across the Curriculum Project. Writing in Science: Papers from a
with Science Teachers. London: Ward Lock, 1973.
Writing Across the Curriculum (General)
Bazerman, Charles, et. al. "Reference Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum". West Lafayette,
IN: Parlor, 2005. Print.
Bergman, Charles A. "An Inclusive Literacy: U.S. Schools Are Teaching and
Writing in All the Subject Disciplines." AAHE Bulletin
_____. "Writing Across the Curriculum: An Annotated Bibliography." AAHE
Bulletin (1983-84): 33-38.
Bizzell, Patricia, and Bruce Herzberg. "Writing Across the Curriculum Textbooks: A
Bibliographic Essay." The Territory of Language. 2nd
ed. Ed. Donald A.
McQuade. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986.
Blair, Catherine Pastore. "Only One of the Voices: Dialogue Writing Across the
Curriculum." College English 50 (1988): 383-389.
Britton, James. Tony Burgess, Nancy Martin, Alex McLeod, and Harold Rosen. The
Development of Writing Abilities, 11-18. London:
Macmillan Education, 1975.
Devlin, Kathleen, and Susan C. Slaninka. "Writing Across the Curriculum." Journal
of Nursing Education. Jan 1981: 19-22.
Donlan, Dan. "Teaching Writing in the Content Areas: Eleven Hypotheses from
A Teacher Survey." Research in the Teaching of English 8
Eblen, Charlene. "Writing Across-the Curriculum: A Survey of a University
Views and Classroom Practices." Research in the Teaching
of English 17 (1983):
Eming, Janet. "Writing as a Mode of Learning." College Composition and
Communication 28 (1977): 122-128.
Freisinger, Randall R. "Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops: Theory and
College English. 42 (1980): 154-166.
Fulwiler, Toby. "The Argument for Writing Across the Curriculum." Writing
the Disciplines: Research into Practice. Ed. Art Young and Toby
Upper Montclair, N.J: Boynton/Cook, 1986. 21-32.
_____. "Friends and Enemies of Writing Across the Curriculum: A Fifteen-Year
Reflection." ATAC Forum 2 (1990): 1-5.
_____. How Well Does Writing Across the Curriculum Work?" College English 46}
_____. The Journal Book. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 1987.
_____. "Journals Across the Disciplines." English Journal 69 (1980):
_____. Teaching with Writing: An Interdisciplinary Workshop Approach.
Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 1987.
_____, and Art Young, eds. Language Connections: Writing and Reading Across the
Curriculum. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English,
_____. Programs that Work: Models and Methods for Writing Across the
Curriculum. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton Cook, 1990.
Gere, Anne Ruggles, ed. Roots in the Sawdust: Writing to Learn Across the
Disciplines. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English,
Griffin, C. Williams, ed. Teaching Writing in All Disciplines. San Francisco:
Hamilton, David. "Interdisciplinary Writing." College English. 41
Herrington, Anne J. "Writing to Learn: Writing Across the Disciplines." College
English 43 (1981): 379-87.
Howie, Sherry Hill. A Guidebook for Teaching Writing in Content Areas.
Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1984.
Joliffe, David. Writing, Teaching and Learning: Incorporating Writing Throughout
the Curriculum. (manual to accompany HarperCollins
Kinneavy, James L. "Writing Across the Curriculum." ADE Bulletin
Knoblauch, C.H., and Lil Brannon. "Writing as Learning Through the
College English 45 (1983): 465-474.
Langer, Judith A , and Arthur N. Applebee. How Writing Shapes Thinking: A Study
of Teaching and Learning. Urbana, IL: National Council of
Teachers of English,
Maimon, Elaine. "Cinderella to Hercules: Demythologizing Writing Across the
Curriculum." Journal of Basic Writing 2 (1980): 3-11.
_____. "Writing in All the Arts and Sciences: Getting Started and Gaining
Momentum." Writing Program Administration 4 (1981):
Martin, Nancy, ed. Writing Across the Curriculum. Upper Montclair:
McAllister, Joyce. "Responding to Student Writing." Teaching Writing in
Disciplines. Ed. C. Williams Griffin. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass,
Moffett, James. Active Voice: A Writing Program Across the Curriculum.
Montclair: Boynton-Cook, 1981.
Morris, Barbara S., ed. Disciplinary Perspectives on Thinking and Writing.
Composition Board, University of Michigan, 1989.
Moss, Andrew and Carol Holder. Improving Student Writing: A Guidebook for
Faculty in All Disciplines. Pomona, CA: California State
North, Stephen M. "Writing in a Philosophy Class: Three Case Studies." Research
the Teaching of English 20 (1986): 225-261.
Odell, Lee. "Context-Specific Ways of Knowing and the Evaluation of Writing."
Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the Disciplines. Ed.
Anne Herrington and
Charles Moran. New York: Modern Language Association, 1992.
Penrose, Ann M. "To Write or Not to Write: Effects of Task and Task Interpretation
on Learning Through Writing." Written Communication 9
Peters, Lawrence. "Writing Across the Curriculum: Across the U.S." Writing
Learn: Essays and Reflections by College Teachers Across the
Christopher Thasis. Fairfax, Va: George Mason University Faculty
Program, 1982. 4-19.
Price, J.J. "Learning Mathematics Through Writing: Some Guidelines." College
Math Journal Nov (1989): 393-401.
Raimes, Ann. "Writing and Learning Across the Curriculum: The Experience of
A Faculty Seminar." College English 41 (1980):
Reiss, Donna, Dickie Selfe, and Art Young. Electronic Communication Across the
Curriculum. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1997.
Rosen, Leonard, and Lawrence Behrens. Writing and Reading Across the
Curriculum. 3rd ed. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman,
Schumacher, Gary M., and Jane G. Nash. "Conceptualizing and Measuring
Knowledge Change Due to Writing." Research in the
Teaching of English 25
Sorcinelli, Mary Deane, and Peter Elbow, eds. Writing to Learn. San Francisco:
Soven, Maria. Write to Learn: A Manual for Faculty. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: La
Tchudi, Stephen. "The Hidden Agendas in Writing Across the Curriculum." English
Journal 75.7 (1986): 22-25.
Thaiss, Christopher, ed. Writing to Learn: Essays and Reflections on Writing
Across the Curriculum. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt. 1983.
Tighe, M. A., and S. M. Koziol, Jr. "Practices in the Teaching of Writing by
Teachers Of English, Social Studies, and Science." English
Education 4 (1982):
Walvoord, Barbara. Helping Students Write Well: A Guide for Teachers in All
Disciplines. 2nd ed. New York: Modern Language
Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Handbook. Essex Community College,
Baltimore County, MD.
Yancey, Kathleen Blake, and Brian Huot, eds. Assessing Writing Across the
Curriculum: Diverse Approaches and Practices.
Greenwich, CT: Ablex, 1997.
Young, Art. Writing Across the Curriculum. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall,
_______ , and Toby Fulwiler, eds. Writing Across the Disciplines: Research
Practice. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton-Cook, 1986.
Zinsser, William. Writing to Learn. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.
Academic. Writing Archives http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/archives.cfm
- Full text articles by WAC faculty for academic writing..
ERIC Bibliography of WAC in Secondary Schools http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/bibs/wacsec.html - a bibliography assembled from sources in the ERIC Database as well as on the Word Wide Web
- a bibliography of over 300 entries
compiled by the Language and Learning
Across the Curriculum Committee of the
National Council of Teachers of English.
Language and Learning Across the Disciplines Archives
http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/archives.cfm - Full text articles by WAC faculty.
Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Bibliography - http://www.uwm.edu/letsci/edison/wac/
- a discipline-specific bibliography
Clearinghouse Bibliography http://wac.colostate.edu/bib/index.cfm?category=Bibs
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