Connecting Writers Across Borders: the Writing Lab Newsletter's blog, focusing on issues of concern to Center directors and tutors working internationally.
UR Staff Writing Website
The Staff Writing Project is a site that helps Richmond staff members improve their on-the-job and academic writing.
- Consultant Report Form
- Writer's Evaluation of Consulting
- Advisor's Evaluation of New Consultants
- Writing-Center Referral Form
- Student WAC Survey
- Faculty Preference Form
- Student Preference Form
- 383 Syllabus: The semester-long class for training all writing consultants at Richmond. The link will take you to our class wiki and student projects
- Using Google Drive for Collaborative Class Notes: A slide show with examples by Joe Essid
- "Writing Around Richmond": Published several times a year, this newsletter discusses highlights of our writing program.
- "CompPile" Research Bibliography: From the Council of Writing Program Administrators, a comprehensive set of materials for faculty and students researching the teaching of Rhetoric & Composition.
- The Little Red Schoolhouse: The University of Virginia's widely acclaimed program for writers and faculty, pioneered by Greg Colomb, Frank Kinahan, and Joe Williams at the University of Chicago in the 1980s.
- UVA's Teaching Tips: The Teaching Resource Center has a compendium of good tips for every aspect of classroom instruction.
- Richmond's WAC Faculty Binder Online: From working with writing consultants, to Write-to-Learn, to designing formal writing assignments, this resource has pages of information for faculty in many disciplines.
- Write-to-Learn Activities: A series of good practices for any classroom. These short, easy-to-employ activities encourage critical-thinking skills and improved writing.
- Training for Tough Tutorials: Our online training tools for ENG 383, featuring digital video.
- WAC Links: Note that this list of links, by category of users and interests, is not frequently updated. Caveat Lector.
Projects by Program Participants
- The iSearch Project: a site designed by Terry Dolson's ENG 103 class in fall 2004. Some of the essays here were then published in eZines.
- "In a Strange Land": Joe Essid's blog about virtual worlds such as Second Life and related technology topics.
- Nevermore: The Virtual House of Usher: A wiki and immersive 3D simulation featuring actors, students, and the chance to explore and remake Poe's tale.
- Spirit of the Southern Frontier: A public-access archive of over 100 texts in the public domain. Covers the era of the humorists of the Old Southwest, 1830–1860, by Joe Essid.