But I'm Not an English Professor!

Using WAC does not mean that you suddenly have to become an expert in teaching writing. You don't have to be an English professor to implement a WAC approach. Your own background as a reader and writer--as a professional in your discipline--provides you with an invaluable resource of information about how scholars in your field think, solve problems, and communicate ideas. Remember: the primary focus of WAC is not about teaching writing correctness; rather, it is about helping students to learn to think and write in the appropriate modes of your discipline.

Below are some tips on how to maximize your effectiveness as a facilitator of critical thinking and expression through writing: