- Proposal Form
Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)
is a faculty development project designed to encourage the incorporation
of writing into classes in all instructional divisions at PCC. Writing
Fellows are PCC students who assist instructors from various disciplines
as they incorporate writing into their classes. They also attend meetings
and workshops to learn about WAC principles and techniques. If hired,
a Writing Fellow will be expected to commit to the program for the
2003-2004 academic year. Writing Fellows will be paid $9.00/hr. for
3 hours per week to work in an assigned class. This is a great opportunity
for future teachers to get training and hands-on classroom experience!
Duties of Writing Fellows
- Attend 6 training workshops during Summer Session A.
Training workshops will be held on Thursdays 9:00-11:30 from May
- Work in an assigned class during the 2003-2004 academic year
– fall and spring semester to assist with student writing
conferences, assignment directions, and writing strategies.
- Attend 2 training workshops during the academic year –
one each semester.
- At least one semester of college study completed;
- Grade point average of 3.3;
- Completion of English 1A with a B or A grade OR Equivalent
previous writing background and experience;
- Strong English writing skills;
- Good tutoring skills;
- Attendance at summer training workshops.
- Completion of English 1A, 1B and 1C with a B or A grade;
- Previous tutoring or teaching experience;
- Strong subject area background, e.g. Science, History, Music,
- Motivation to gain experience in classroom instruction;
- Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
If you are interested, please fill out an application, attach a
transcript and writing sample, and send it to Karen Carlisi
in C-246. If you have any questions, -call Karen
Carlisi at (626) 585-7153 or send e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.