For Faculty

What are some of the best sites for general information about using writing in my classroom?

The WAC Clearinghouse–An Introduction to Writing across the Curriculum

A Writing Activities Bank from Colorado State University

Resources for Teaching Writing from Dartmouth University

How do I respond to student writing?

Responding to Student Writing, A Guide from Harvard University

13 Ways of Looking at Responding to Student Writing–Hesse from Temple University

What to do about sentence level errors–from Coe University

Short Videos about Responding to Student Writing

Where can I get some wisdom about teaching revision?

Teaching Meaningful Revision

Encouraging and Teaching Students to Revise

Teaching Revision:  Various Articles

Where can I find writing guides and information about writing for my own discipline?

Discipline-Specific Guides from Harvard University

Discipline-Specific Guides from Marquette University

Across the Disciplines Journal

School of Business Faculty–click here!

How can I design Inquiry-Based Writing Assignments?

Focus on Inquiry:  A Teacher’s Guide to Implementing Inquiry-Based Learning

What is Inquiry-Based Learning?

Inquiry-Based Writing in the Laboratory Course

John Bean—more on designing meaning-making questions, etc.

What writing resources are available at SUNY College at Old Westbury?

The Writing Center:  Encourage your students to use the Writing Center by requesting a brief 5-10 minute informational class visit or consider requesting an in-class writing workshop designed to help students with essays they have in progress.  The Director of the Writing Center will work with you to design and teach a 1-hour workshop aimed at helping students succeed on your particular writing assignment. Click here for the SUNY College at Old Westbury Writing Center

The Writing across the Curriculum Pilot Program:  Have questions about incorporating writing into your course?  Need ideas about writing assignments, supporting student writing, or responding to student writing?  The Writing across the Curriculum Pilot Program has resources for you.  Contact Dr. Margaret Torrell, the Coordinator of the Writing across the Curriculum Pilot Program, at; 516 876 3229

Are you a faculty member (full time or adjunct) who is interested in teaching a writing intensive course? 

Contact Dr. Margaret Torrell, the Coordinator of the Writing across the Curriculum Pilot Program, at; 516 876 3229


A special thank you to Jacqueline Emery of the English Department and Samara Smith of the American Studies Department for resource suggestions. 






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