Writing Resources for
Departments, Teachers, & Students

Writing Resources at UW

UW Writing Programs

Expository Writing Program: (“first-year composition”): Find information about first-year composition courses, including policies, expectations, and examples.

English Language Programs: This program is primarily designed for multilingual and international students.

Interdisciplinary Writing Program: (“linked writing courses”): Learn about writing courses that are “linked” to lecture courses in different departments here at the UW.

Technical Communication: Human Centered Design and Engineering (HCDE) offers courses in technical communication and writing. More information can be found in their course descriptions.

Writing Centers (see our page: Writing Centers)

Support for Faculty, Instructors, and TAS

Canvas LMS: Canvas LMS is a web tool that supports writing-integrated course management and design through a number of features, including discussion board, portfolio, and grading tools.

Catalyst: Catalyst web tools include a number of communications and collaboration applications that can be integrated into writing instruction.

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL): The Center for Teaching and Learning has a variety of resources to support reading and writing integrated coursework, including learning communities, workshops, and an annual teaching and learning symposium.

Scholarship for Teaching and Learning: The website features a host of resources about, and for, UW instructors teaching writing and researching writing classrooms.

Puget Sound Writing Project: For over 24 years, the Puget Sound Writing Project has become the University of Washington's single most successful humanities based K-12 partnership.