Writing Across the Curriculum

Research and Reports


WAC Presentations to the AUM Community

New Faculty Orientation: Summer 2011
Annual Report 2012-13
Annual Report 2011-12
Annual Report 2010-11
Annual Report 2009-10
New Faculty Orientation: Summer 2010
New Student Orientation: Summer 2010
Faculty Senate: Spring 2010
WAC Progress: Summer 2009

Research Articles

Good, J.M. & Osborne, K. (2013). Making the most of existing resources: An online rubric database in a university-wide writing program assessment. Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education.

Good, J.M. & Barganier, S. (2013). The balancing act: Creating new academic support in writing while honoring the old. Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, 10, (2).

Good, J.M. & Shumack, K. (2013). If you can’t beat them, join them: Emphasizing writing instruction and online learning in faculty professional development. The Journal of Faculty Development, 27, 5-10.

Good, J.M. (2012). Crossing the measurement and writing assessment divide: The practical implications of interrater reliability in faculty development. WAC Journal, 23, 19-30.

Good, J.M., Osborne, K., & Birchfield, K. (2012). Placing data in the hands of discipline-specific decision makers: Campus-wide writing program assessment. Assessing Writing, 17, 140-149.

Professional Conference Presentations

Brackett, Kim (October 2013: Atlanta, GA). Learning Associated with Methods and Theory in a Writing Intensive Course.  Presented at the Mid-South Sociological Annual Meeting.

Good, J., Barganier, S., & Dyess J. (June 2012: Savannah, SC).
Meeting of the minds: Collaboration between WID interns and Learning Center tutors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Writing Across the Curriculum conference.

Good, J. (April 2012: Vancouver, BC.) Allowing the data to tell the story: Studying writing assessment data to inform faculty development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Good, J., & Barksdale, J. (December 2011: Orlando, FL). Getting creative: Connecting assessment of a writing QEP with assessment of general education outcomes. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Good, J., & Barganier, S. (November 2011: Oxford, MS). Blending the best of academic support in writing: The Writing in the Disciplines (WID) internship. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association.

Good, J., & Shumack, K. (November 2011: Oxford, MS). Incorporating Web-based applications into WAC faculty training to link professional development and writing-intensive instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association.

Good, J., Birchfield, K., & Osborne, K. (April 2011: New Orleans, LA.) Assessing a Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Initiative: Making Analysis Meangingful for All Disciplines. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Good, J. & Osborne, K. (November 2010: Mobile, AL). An online rubric: Adding flexibility,  feasibility, and accessibility to writing assessment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association.

Birchfield, K., Woodworth, E., Good, J., & Barksdale, J. (November 2009: Baton Rouge, LA). Using survey data to inform Writing Across the Curriculum program development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association.

Woodworth, E., Birchfield, K., Barganier, S., & Good, J. (November 2009: Baton Rouge, LA). Launching Writing Across the Curriculum program evaluation through rubric development in composition courses. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association.

WAC-ky Times Newsletters

Volume 4 (1): Spring 2013

Volume 3 (3): Fall 2012

Volume 3 (2): Summer 2012

Volume 3 (1): Spring 2012

Volume 2 (3): Fall 2011

Volume 2 (2): Summer 2011

Volume 2 (1): Spring 2011

Volume 1 (3): Fall 2010

Volume 1 (2): Summer 2010

Volume 1 (1): Spring 2010