• left image: two women look down at their laptops while another looks up during a workshop, center image: Director Susanmarie Harrington smiles and holds a slide presenter, right image: a seated woman holds at her hands during a discussion with a man

Supporting faculty across campus to make writing a significant part of an undergraduate students' education.

Writing is integral to learning. In every major, courses build on first-year composition to provide specialized training, introduce students to discipline-specific ways of thinking, writing, and researching, and connect students to professional expectations.

WID supports faculty in finding ways to teach writing while focusing on disciplinary goals through:

Teaching Writing

Editable Compilation of Resources for Teaching Remotely

Writing in the Disciplines and the Center for Teaching and Learning are here to help you with teaching continuity. Visit the link above or contact us for support:

Request Support from
Writing in the Disciplines

Email: wid@uvm.edu

Request Support from
Center for Teaching and Learning

CTL Website: www.uvm.edu/ctl

Events Calendar

Workshops & Events

WID provides professional development opportunities for faculty and teaching assistants interested in thinking about the ways writing works in their classrooms.  Programming includes workshops, book groups, and working groups (mini institutes) that explore teaching, learning, and assessment as well as an annual, 4-day institute for revising a course/syllabus.

Individual Consultations

WID provides consultations for faculty to explore how writing works in their courses and assignments.

Departmental Partnering

WID partners with schools and departments to identify how writing is central to achieving learning outcomes for their majors.

Course Mentors

In collaboration with the Undergradate Writing Center, WID matches student writing mentors with faculty and their writing intensive course.

Faculty Writing

WID offers opportunities to focus on personal writing projects during weekly writing retreats and writing groups.