Old is New Again: Writing Across the Curriculum Returns

It was an idea that started in the late 1970s and brought to national attention by a group of Michigan Tech faculty: create curriculum to improve communications, regardless of the academic discipline. It was called Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), funded by General Motors. Elizabeth Flynn, professor of reading and composition in the Department of Humanities, was a groundbreaker in WAC in 1979, literally in her introduction to Tech… [read more]


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