University Writing Program offers a host of resources for students to use throughout the writing process.
We offer assistance for faculty who teach writing intensive (WI) courses.
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The University Writing Program includes two important components: the University Writing Center and The Writing Across the Curriculum Program.
University Writing Center
The University Writing Center (UWC) offers peer consulting services to the students, faculty, and staff of ECU. We offer 45 minute face-to-face and online appointments with trained undergraduate and graduate writing consultants. We offer support any stage of the writing process and on any type of writing. Though we offer support developing your text, we do not offer proofreading or editing services; we are, however, excited to facilitate a learning experience.
Writing Across the CurriculumThe UWP also consists of the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Program, which is designed to assist student in acknowledging and applying the differences in writing conventions across the disciplines. Central to the WAC Program are the Writing Intensive courses offered by programs across the university. The WAC Program also
provides extensive faculty support through a variety of professional
The Writing Foundations Program includes two
composition courses — English 1100: Foundations of College Writing &
English 2201: Writing about the Disciplines. Together, these two courses are designed to introduce students to writing in the university and writing in the majors.
Other programs to support writers and instructors of writing include the Quality Enhancement Plan: "Write Where You Belong" and the Tar River Writing Project. More information about these initiatives can be found under the "Programs" tab above.