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New WI Course Guidelines for Group Work

Many excellent Writing Intensive (WI) courses feature group work assignments. These guidelines are intended to clarify questions that arise when group work is included in the WI proposal. As with all WI courses, these guidelines are intended to be flexible.

CWP Course Proposal and Registration System Restored

Service has been restored to the CWP Course Proposal and Registration System. Thank you for your patience.

CWP Course Proposal and Registration System Outage

The Campus Writing Program Event Registration System and Course Proposal System has been experiencing an outage since 5/27/15.  We are working to find a solution and hope to have the system restored as soon as possible.  Please email Jackie Thomas…

Rewriting the Book on Letter Writing

While visiting New Haven, Connecticut, English professor Marty Townsend read a column in The New York Times titled “The Death of Letter Writing.” It got her thinking about how she could bring that conversation to students. “By the time I was flying home,…

Teaching The Literature Review

Campus Writing Program Coordinator, Jonathan Cisco, recently had an article published in the ISSOTL Journal: Teaching and Learning Inquiry.  The article is available on JSTOR.

CWP Presenting at Celebration of Teaching May 20, 2014

Preconference workshops require advanced reservation to attend. Seat reservations are made during registration. Workshops that are full have a waiting list. Each cancellation will be filled with the next person on the waiting list. Preconference Workshops Continental breakfast at 8:30…

Campus Writing Program Honors Outstanding Writing Intensive Teaching

On April 18, 2014, the Campus Writing Program was honored to present eight MU faculty members with a 2014 Writing Intensive Excellence Award in recognition of their efforts in promoting writing across the curriculum.  This year’s awardees were Goodie Bhullar…

Engineering Professor Earns Win Horner Award

James Noble learned the value of revision and peer review early in his academic career. That has motivated him to help his students learn the same writing lessons. Noble, a professor of industrial and manufacturing system engineering at MU, has…

Subject Librarians Help Students with Writing Assignments

Do you know your subject librarian? Each academic department or program is assigned a subject librarian. These experts in information seeking, research methods, and scholarly communication support writing instruction in several ways: Customized group instruction on how to find, evaluate,…

Chemistry Professor Embraces the Science of Writing

Rainer Glaser sits at a table in his office hunched over a picture frame. He stares at the frame, contemplating the two large words enclosed by the shiny glass and sturdy wood: Docendo Discimus. “By teaching, we learn,” Glaser says, translating…