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WIC in Transition – Continuity and Change

by Anita Helle, Interim WIC Director

With this issue of “Teaching with Writing,” we launch our spring series of WIC speakers, lunches, and activities, on the theme of WIC in Transition—Continuity and Change.

Signs of change have also been on the horizon since I stepped into the Interim Director role in January. As I write, the search for a permanent WIC Director is nearing completion (look for a profile introducing the incoming WIC Director in the spring newsletter). OSU’s new curricular proposal system (CIM) offers faculty a newly streamlined digital space for submitting WIC course changes and new WIC courses. Read More…

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Teaching Information Literacy: WIC Spring Term Guest Speaker

by Marisa Yerace, WIC GTA

In conversations with colleagues who teach writing and my own students, I’ve repeatedly heard worries about discerning what information is truthful or reliable when researching. In response to that, I found multiple articles leading to the work of Mike Caulfield, a digital information literacy expert working at Washington State University Vancouver.

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WIC Spring Lunch Series 2020

by the WIC Team

We are happy to announce our Spring Lunch Series schedule for 2020. We look forward to the stimulating conversations that will occur. In keeping with OSU Policy, until further notice our Spring Lunch Series will be delivered remotely.

Migrating and Transitioning to WIC Instruction Online? More Help on the Way

by Anita Helle, Interim WIC Director

I am passing along an additional resource for OSU WIC faculty as you migrate to teaching WIC courses online in response to OSU directives on COVID-19.  The information below is posted on the Writing Across the Curriculum National Clearinghouse ( Read more…

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WIC Culture of Writing Awards: A Call for Nominations (Updated Submission Deadline)

by Alex Werndli, WIC Intern

Attention WIC faculty! Remember to identify strong papers from your 2019-2020 WIC courses as possible nominees for the WIC Culture of Writing Award in your discipline.

As the name implies, the WIC Culture of Writing Awards are designed to help create a culture of writing in which writing is taught, practiced, modeled, valued, and recognized at the class level, the unit level, and throughout the university as a whole.

Instructions for nominating here…

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