Writing to Learn, Learning to Write

The mission of the Campus Writing Program is to invest in teaching with writing for learning across the curriculum.

Writing Intensive courses help prepare future alumni to succeed in their continued studies, future careers, and community roles as they pursue writing tasks with greater confidence and understand the power of language for effective communication.

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Teaching with Writing

In the Mud: Swine Writing Marathons

Introduction I first learned of writing marathons when Amy Lannin, Campus Writing Program Director, hosted one during our MU National Day on Writing activities. She took students all around campus and asked them to walk about the various landmarks, stop,…

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I can do the science, but someone please help with the words! Finding guidance in Trees, Maps, and Theorems

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION – SHORTCOMINGS IN SCIENTIFIC WRITING Engineers are known for their technical skills, critical thinking, and problem solving. What engineers are not known for is the ability to speak and write well. This stereotype could be due to…


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2021 Writing Intensive Teaching Excellence Awards

The Campus Writing Program is proud to recognize the recipients of the Win Horner Award for Innovative Writing Intensive Teaching and the Writing Intensive Teaching Excellence Awards.