writing program

Oct. 5, 6: Mentoring the topic of Native storyteller

PULLMAN, Wash. – Speaker Crit Callebs will inspire faculty and others to consider their role as mentors to students and the place of storytelling in the academy at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the CUB junior ballroom and via videostreaming at other Washington State University locations. Light refreshments will be served.

WSU Writing Program ranks among top in nation

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – The Writing Program at Washington State University again has been named among the 21 best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. WSU is the only institution in the Northwest to “typically make the writing process a priority at all levels of instruction and across […]

Helping profs find just the right words in grading

You take a sip of wine. Your host asks, “How do you like it?” You say, “I like it” or “It’s not good.” You responded, but have you given good clues as to what you really meant? Was your merlot “deliciously fruity with a hint of wood” or “too spicy and flowery” for your taste? […]

Writing portfolio produces high results

PULLMAN – Employers who ask for new hires with writing skills should be pleased with soon-to-be graduates from WSU, according to results in a comprehensive evaluation of undergraduate upperclassmen.   According to Diane Kelly-Riley, director of Writing Assessment, the WSU Writing Portfolio Seventh Findings (2005-07) report is “by far the most positive report ever.”   […]