Assignments across the curriculum : a national study of college writing /

In Assignments across the Curriculum, Dan Melzer analyzes the rhetorical features and genres of writing assignments through the writing-to-learn and writing-in-the-disciplines perspectives. Presenting the results of his study of 2,101 writing assignments from undergraduate courses in the natural sci...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Melzer, Dan (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Logan : Utah State University Press, [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • A panoramic view of college writing
  • Limited purposes, narrow audiences : the rhetorical situations of college writing
  • Social action, social inaction : the genres of college writing
  • Each course is a community : the discourse communities of college writing
  • The power of writing across the curriculum : writing assignments in WAC courses
  • Implications for teachers, tutors, and WAC practitioners
  • Appendix A : institutions surveyed
  • Appendix B : sample coded assignments
  • References
  • Index.