WAC Presentations on Writing

WAC - Getting Started

Assignments as instructions (PDF)
How to Mark Written Work [with H. Graves](PDF)
Marking Assignments: Designing Rubrics that Work (PDF)
Assignments as instructions (PDF)
Clear Instructions, Great Expectations: Creating good writing assignments (PDF)
Marking Essays: Designing Rubrics that Work (PDF)
Writing to Learn: Learning to Write (PDF)
Why your student struggle with writing, and what you can do about it (PDF)

Department-Specific Presentations

Assignments as Instructions (PDF)
Human Ecology WAC Presentation (PDF)
The case for cases in business communication (PDF)
The Position Paper: A worked example for Nursing 394 (PDF)
What do engineering students need to know about writing?(PDF)
Writing Across the Rehabilitation Medicine Curriculum (PDF)
Writing Persuasively: A worked example for Mechanical Engineering 200 (PDF)

WAC - Research Projects

Make yourself useful: Growing the profession of writing studies in Canada (PDF)
Under New Pressures? Practices, Policies, and Perceptions of Doctoral Writing at Canadian G13 Universities (PDF)
The Shift to Visual Design in Writing Instruction (PDF)
Writing Assignments Your Students Can Understand (PDF)
The Shift to Visual Design in Writing Instruction (PDF)
Writing Assignments Your Students Can Understand (with Heather Graves) (PDF)
FYI: WAC and C4W for the TLAT & CLE (PDF)
Imagining the engaged student scholar (PDF)
What do they write? A survey of high-stakes writing assignments across the curriculum (PDF)
The case for cases in business communication (Presentation) (PDF)
The case for cases in business communication (Handout) (PDF)
Writing throughout the curriculum poster (PDF)
Writing Centres, Writing Seminars, Writing Culture poster (PDF)
Anglo-Canadian Contexts for Writing (PDF)
Be careful what you ask for: Writing assignments across the curriculum (PDF)
Huron University College/University of Western Ontario Writing Project: Writing through the curriculum (PDF)
The Shift to Visuals and Visual Design in Writing Instruction (PDF)
Writing throughout the curriculum (poster) (PDF)

Teaching Writing

Why your students struggle with writing, and what you can do about it (PDF)
Teaching Writing: A Primer for Graduate Students (PDF)

Presentations for Students

Writing Persuasively: Mechanical Engineering 200 (PDF)
Writing the Literature Review Essay: Animal Science 120 (PDF)
Writing the Research Proposal: EAS 493 (PDF)
Teaching Writing: A Primer for Graduate Students (PDF)
How to Write a Literature Review: HUCO 510 (PDF)
How to Write a Thesis Statement: Religion 274 (PDF)
Examining the Term Paper: PERLS 204 (PDF)
Science, Technology, Society 200: The Short Essay (PDF)
Nursing 494: The Annotated Bibliography Scholarly Paper (PDF)
Human Ecology 201: The Research Essay (PDF)
Biology 107: The Scholarly Essay (PDF)
Biology 108: The Scholarly Essay (PDF)
Nursing 306: The Scholarly Paper (PDF)
Evaluating Writing in History and Classics Courses (PDF)
Sample Rubric Handout (PDF)
The Scholarly Paper: A worked example for Nursing 390 (PDF)
WAC/WID for English Language Arts students (PDF)
The Position Paper: A worked example for Nursing 394 (PDF)
Writing Persuasively: A worked example for Mechanical Engineering 200 (PDF)
Nursing 307: The Scholarly Paper (PDF)
What do Engineering students need to know about writing? (PDF)
Human Ecology WAC Presentation (PDF)
Writing for Success: 'Not everything has to be mathematics' (PDF)
Writing to Persuade:A worked example for Pharmacy 387: Pediatrics and Geriatrics (PDF)
Nursing 307: The Scholarly Paper (PDF)
Top Ten Ways to Improve Your Writing (PDF)
Write your Future: Arts Career Day (PDF)

WAC for Administrative Writing

Electronic Communication: Politeness, Power and Privacy
The Power of Persuasion

Science Presentations

Argumentative Moves in SSHRC Grant Writing (PDF)
Death by email (with H. Graves) (PDF)
Electronic Communication: Politeness, Power, and Privacy (PDF)
Writing the Literature Review (PDF)
How to Mark Written Work (PDF)
Writing to Advance Degree Program (PDF)
Supporting Writing Assignments in the Capstone Course (PDF)
Evaluating the Writing of Science Students (PDF)
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Undergraduate Thesis Presentation (PDF)

Public Health

Writing for Success: 'Not everything has to be mathematics' (PPT)