Read alsoSankhesvara Stotram
Lord Parshvanath is the 23rd tirthankar of the jains. He led an exemplary life, full of forbearance. Non violence, self-control and penance are the sterling qualities that he personified. The Śaṅkhēśvara Stōtram is a beautiful hymn devoted to Lord Parshvanath, one of whose images is placed at Shankheshvara Tirthadhama. Those who recite this hymn…
*housing WAC in comprehensive writing centers independent of any other department;
*using dialogue and inquiry rather than prescriptive techniques in the WAC program's interaction with faculty in other disciplines; and
*phasing out writing assessment that depends on one test measuring the writing abilities of students from all disciplines.
In the process of making his case, Waldo discusses tutor training, faculty consultancy, and multilayered assessment programs. In addition to presenting the theoretical and practical advantages of discipline-based WAC programs, he also offers clear and compelling evidence from his own institution that supports the success of this approach to writing instruction.
Demythologizing Language Difference in the Academy: Establishing Discipline-Based Writing Programs will be of interest to writing program and WAC administrators; writing center administrators; graduate students studying composition; and educators and graduate students involved in WAC initiatives, research, and study.