Are you wondering whether you should try WAC? Or are you committed to WAC but unsure of how to handle the paper load? Or perhaps you're still asking yourself, "What is WAC? What does 'write to learn' mean? What counts as a revision?" You can find answers to these and other questions at the following sites:
An Introduction to Writing Across the
George Mason University's
Teaching with Writing
Frequently Asked Questions
About WAC Requirements at Howard
Q1. How can my course fulfill the third writing requirement?
Take the WAC Certification seminar or
workshops WC01, WC02, and WC03; then
compose a WAC syllabus that meets the
approval of the WAC Committee.
here for details.
Q2. Can any course become a
You can use one or more WAC methods to
teach virtually any course, regardless
of size or subject matter.
However, to fulfill the third writing
requirement, the course must meet the
course must be an undergraduate
class (although graduate students are
course must be worth 3 or more
class size cannot exceed 20.
students must have passed Freshman
English 002 and 003.
Keep in mind that all sections of a
course do not have to be designated as
WAC. Also, a course does not
have to be designated as WAC every
time it is offered.
do I schedule a WAC course?
Once you are certified, if you want
your course to fulfill the third
writing requirement, consult with your
chair and then email Dr. Redd at
firstname.lastname@example.org for a 700-level
number. Remember that your chair
must submit the course schedule form
to the Registrar before registration
begins for the upcoming semester.