Academic and Other Publishing
Online Writing Guides for Students: Why reinvent the wheel?
elaborates on five principles: 1) tie the writing task to specific pedagogical goals, 2) note rhetorical aspects of the task, i.e., audience, purpose, writing situation, 3) make all elements of the task clear, 4) include grading criteria on the assignment sheet, and 5) break down the task into manageable steps.
distinguishes between “high stakes” and “low stakes” writing and presents some sample assignments.
distinguishes between writing to learn and writing to demonstrate knowledge.
Teaching Disciplinary Conventions
WAC (Writing Across the Curriculum), WID (Writing in the Disciplines), and WTL (Writing to Learn) at Other Institutions.