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Writing Across the Curriculum

WAC Committee website for Faculty. This site should aid instructors with instruction material for undergraduate writing.


The Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) pedagogical movement believes that writing and thinking are closely related; therefore, when students use writing for inquiry and problem solving, they simultaneously learn the material and become better writers. WAC programs, like Murray State's, believe that writing and writing instruction should occur across the university curriculum and throughout a student’s education. Like other WAC programs, Murray State’s program acknowledges the differences in writing conventions across the disciplines, and believes that students learn their discipline and discipline-specific conventions best by practicing those conventions. Murray State's WAC program is designed to help faculty help their students become stronger and more informed writers.

WAC Handbook