Faculty Resources & ASEM
The Writing Program has a long history of supporting faculty who are teaching writing through resources, workshops, brown bag conversations, Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) learning opportunities, pedagogical consultations, and Writing Center support.
List of Resources
Advanced Seminar (ASEM)
While knowledge and professional skills found in a student's major and minor are important foundations for accomplishment, successful individuals also must be able to navigate a complex political, social, cultural and economic environment that challenges more traditionally limited concepts of higher education and competencies.Learn more...
Teaching a writing-intensive course or any course with writing in it? Our resources, developed in line with best practices writing pedagogy, can be useful for faculty or graduate teaching assistants who need to design, revise, or scaffold writing assignments, assess student writing, integrate low-stakes, writing-to-learn activities into class sessions, and more.Learn More...
Writing Accountability Groups
A partnership between the Writing Program and the Office of Faculty Affairs, the Writing Accountability program hosts small, facilitated groups to support faculty research and work-life balance year-long. Drawing on NCFDD and DU professional development resources, participants meet weekly to identify and support advancement of individual projects. Rather than exchanging manuscripts or reviewing content, however, group conversations focus on the process of writing.
Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)
This year, we are exploring cohort-based models for faculty engagement with Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) learning opportunities.
If you are interested in conversations about WAC or in setting up a 45-minute conversation with a writing faculty member, please write to our WAC Fellow, Dr. Nicole Turnipseed.
Writing Center Support
Faculty can support their student writers with the help of the Writing Center, which not only offers individual and small-group consultations all undergraduate and graduate students but also can visit your class to talk with students about how to make the most of their Writing Center visits, present briefly on effective writing practices, arrange peer reviews, and offer resources. The Writing Center can also arrange individual consultations with you and a writing faculty member to talk about your teaching of writing.
Preparing your class for a presentation and looking to have posters made?
The Writing Program & Writing Center can offer your student group support for effective research poster design, including live and recorded workshops and resources.
We also offer poster printing to DU students, faculty, and staff for research and academic presentations for a nominal fee.
Statement on Generative AI and Writing
It is the University Writing Program’s position that genAI is a powerful and productive development in the long history of literacy technologies, and that the teaching of writing should include methods of integration and collaboration with these technologies while also interrogating the rhetorical and ethical dimensions of genAI.