The WAC Program is housed in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric and Writing Outreach Programs. In addition, we work in close partnerships with the following programs and units. Because of the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of WAC, we consider these partnership to be vital to the success of our program.
The Writing about Writing curriculum taught by UCF’s First-Year Writing Program prepares students for writing in the disciplines by giving them transferrable knowledge about writing and practice in academic writing. While the first-year writing program cannot prepare students for writing in every academic situation, it provides a strong foundation for the students’ success in writing in the disciplines.
We partner with the University Writing Center on embedded and liaison tutor projects as well as other initiatives. While UWC directly addressing student writers’ needs through in-Center consultations, the WAC Program works directly with faculty to improve writing instruction in the disciplines.
The Dean and staff of of College of Arts and Humanities provide ongoing support necessary for the success of the WAC Program.
FCTL’s Director Melody Bowdon and the Center’s staff partner with us on various WAC-related projects and have provided space for WAC workshops and other events in the past.
To date, joint projects between WAC and the FCTL include our participation in the Faculty Development Conference during the winters of 2011 and 2013, the “WAC Track” for the summer 2012 Faculty Development Conference, a “WAC Column” in the Faculty Focus newsletter, and other initiatives.
If your department or unit is interested in partnering with us on a WAC-related project or initiative, please contact us.