Introduction to Writing in the Disciplines

This module provides an introduction to Writing in the Disciplines. It covers the following topics:

  • A definition of Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing to Learn, and Writing in the Disciplines
  • The benefits of using writing in the classroom
  • A definition of a genre
  • Examples of genres in academic disciplines
  • How to identify the elements of a genre
  • A breakdown of a sample nursing genre
  • Tips for teaching a genre-based writing assignment

This material is also available as a recorded webinar.


Teaching Tips for Genre-Based Writing Assignments     WAC Terms and Definitions     Five Elements of a Genre

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