Faculty Resources

These are some resources for faculty.

Offered by the Online Writing Institute (OWI) and the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA)

  • Jamelske, E. (2009). Measuring the impact of a university first-year experience program on student GPA and retention. Higher Education, 57(3), 373–391.
  • Kolb, K. H., Longest, K. C., & Jensen, M. J. (2013). Assessing the Writing Process: Do Writing-Intensive First-Year Seminars Change How Students Write? Teaching Sociology, 41(1), 20–31.  
  • Lynn, A. N. (2008). Effect of academic content first-year seminars on student engagement in the institutional social system (Order No. 3353092). Available from ProQuest Central; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (304605805).
  • Pickenpaugh, E. N., Yoast, S. R., Baker, A., & Vaughan, A. L. (2022). The role of first-year seminars and first-year college achievement for undeclared students. Higher Education, 83(5), 1063.  
  • Shi, Q., Crooker, J. R., Drum, C. R., & Drake, B. M. (2021). Investigation of the Effect of First-Year Seminars on Student Success. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in  Transition, 33(2), 65–95. 

  • "What is Writing to Learn?" from the WAC Program at Colorado State University.
  • "Write to Learn" from the University of Richmond.