The College of Arts and Sciences Writing Program supports a "culture of writing" across the College by coordinating writing programs, developing instructor support initiatives, and providing resources on course re-design.
Information on re-designing courses to teach international and ESL students can be found on our New Writing Support Measures page.
For self-help guides on course re-design, see:
Writing Program News
"Doing Writing Differently" presentation introduces writing-integrated course design
In "Doing Writing Differently," Writing Program Director John Webster presents the basics of writing-integrated course design to UW's School of Social Work. See our Writing-Integrated Course Design resource pages for more strategies on effectively integrating writing into your course.
Writing for All: A Campus Conversation on Working with Student Writing in a Multilingual University
"Writing for All," a campus-wide conversation about student writing led by College Writing Program Director, John Webster, took place on January 30, 2014. The event include the first annual UW Writing Fair, featuring writing centers and programs located on all three UW campuses. The event also announced new support measures to support faculty who would like to develop more efficient and effective methods for working with international and other multilingual speakers. See our guide to Teaching Writing in a Multilingual University for more information.
English 108 Generates Buzz on Campus
English 108, Writing Ready, an Early Fall Start course designed to prepare first-year students for college writing was recently featured in the College of Arts and Sciences newsletter, Perspectives, and the English department's English Matters. English 108 has been getting attention for its innovative approach to preparing international and domestic students for reading, writing, and presenting at the college level.