Faculty Senate

Resources for General Education Faculty

WIU's Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research (CITR) provides general instructional resources, including syllabus design.

The following links are intended to provide information more specific to general education courses.

Teaching Practices

Guides and websites that discuss the challenges and opportunities concomitant with teaching large classes plus general information on teaching in general education.

Writing Assignments for Gen Ed Classes

Online Journals

Below are links to online journals that publish scholarly work on the teaching of writing.

  • WAC Clearinghouse, which is devoted to writing across the curriculum. The site contains links to online books, journals, and other resources for teaching writing.
  • Journal of Teaching Writing, a journal on the teaching of writing at all levels.
  • Kairos, a journal of rhetoric, technology, and pedagogy.
  • Composition Forum, a journal of pedagogical theory in rhetoric and composition.

ERIC database searches

Below are searches from the ERIC database of scholarly articles keyed to General Education. These searches will run automatically for WIU students and faculty and automatically update themselves.