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High-Impact Practices Faculty Development Program

High-impact courses promote academic success for undergraduate students. Faculty seeking to develop and teach a high-impact undergraduate course may be eligible for an additional incentive of $1,000 per credit hour in operational support. If you are faculty interested in joining the 2024-25 cohort, follow the four steps on this flyer.

Summer Writing Retreat July 1-2, 2024

Apply to participate in the Campus Writing Program's Two-Day Summer Writing Retreat July 1-2, 2024 at the Historic School House Bed and Breakfast in Rocheport, Missouri! Check out the space: https://www.schoolhousebb.com/ As with all of our writing retreats, the Campus Writing Program staff will welcome you to the event, the group will set goals for…

Feedback on Student Writing in the Age of Generative AI Workshop

May 16, 2024 9:00 a.m. Noon Memorial Union room N201C Register Here!! Coffee and pastries will be provided. A central component of teaching with writing, whether in Writing Intensive classes or more generally, is timely and intentional feedback on student writing. In our age of ChatGPT and other GenAI tools, we know that feedback is…

ChatGPT and Your WI Classroom

As ChatGPT and other AI writing tools evolve, a focus on the connection between writing and learning becomes even more crucial. To help combat misuse, CWP encourages instructors to highlight the ways that writing is a vehicle for learning content to establish a culture of academic integrity that prioritizes critical thinking.

Join us for the National Day on Writing on October 20!

Come by Lowry Mall between 10 am and 2 pm to celebrate writing in all its forms.

2023 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.  These award recipients have made outstanding contributions to writing for learning in their face-to-face and online classrooms this year.

Initiative to Lower Student-to-Faculty Ratio in WI courses

In December 2021, CWP began working with the Office of the Provost to explore ways to support a lower student-to-faculty ratio in Writing Intensive courses. If you have courses that can meet the enrollment cap of 19, please send us a note of commitment and explain what is needed for this to happen.

White Paper: Addressing Complexity in Writing Intensive Course Assignments

A central tenet of the WI courses at our university is the inclusion of “at least one writing assignment addressing a question for which there is more than one acceptable interpretation, explanation, analysis, or evaluation.” To interrogate how this element emerges in writing assignments, we designed a research study based on data from 300+ WI course proposals.  As we worked through our analysis, we asked the following question: How do WI assignments engage students in the complexity of their disciplines?

Write up the Road

At the University of Missouri, excellence is among the values that guide students, staff and faculty alike. To help Tigers continue to excel, the Campus Writing Program (CWP) recently hosted a retreat in nearby Rocheport. The two-day, overnight program allowed 19 faculty, staff and graduate students to network and dive into their writing — free from distractions.

2022 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.