Pre/Views: Let’s Celebrate! 

By Vicki Tolar Burton, WIC Director

We’re ending the year on a high note with the WIC Culture of Writing Awards! This issue of Teaching with Writing gives you a chance to meet Nate Kirk and Deanna Lloyd, two of OSU’s most OSU’s most innovative WIC instructors. This is also a time for me to thank the hardworking faculty who have taught WIC courses this year. Read more…

Interviews with WIC Seminar Alumni: Nate Kirk

By Ruth Sylvester, WIC Intern

The hardest thing is often facing a blank piece of paper. Writing perfect sentences, although enviable, is often not plausible or productive. It is better to draft and revise than to write the final draft.” Nate Kirk talks about teaching WIC courses in the Department of Integrative Biology. Read more…

Interviews with WIC Seminar Alumni: Deanna Lloyd

By Mohana Das, WIC GTA

“What I realized though is that teaching for me isn’t standing and talking in front of people, but rather it’s an art in creative engagement.” Deanna Lloyd talks about teaching a WIC class in the Sustainability Double-Degree Program. Read more…

2018 WIC Culture of Writing Awards: Celebrating Writing in the Disciplines

By WIC Team

WIC and participating units strive to foster a commitment to excellence in undergraduate student writing and recognize the value of writing across the disciplines with the annual Culture of Writing Awards. Participation in the Culture of Writing Awards has thrived since 2006 as students earn recognition and cash awards through either individual or team writing projects. This year, participation continues to be strong. WIC would like to thank all participating units for their continued desire to recognize and reward outstanding student writing. Read more.

Call for Nominations: Fall 2018 WIC Faculty Seminar

By WIC Team 

The WIC Faculty Seminar for the 2018-2019 will be held in the Fall term. Faculty interested in participating should ask their unit heads to email a nomination to WIC director Vicki Tolar Burton at The seminar is designed for faculty teaching WIC courses and faculty using writing in non-WIC courses, as it focuses on learning best practices for teaching writing across the disciplines. Upon completing the five-session seminar, participating faculty receive a modest honorarium. Read more…

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