Publications About WAC Teaching/Learning

Below you’ll find a series of publications that often feature articles on Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and Writing in the Disciplines (WID). If you have successfully implemented WAC/WID practices in your classroom, you might consider publishing your work in these journals.

American Educational Research Journal

  • The American Educational Research Journal publishes original empirical and theoretical studies and analyses in education. The editors seek to publish articles from a wide variety of academic disciplines and substantive fields; they are looking for clear and significant contributions to the understanding and/or improvement of educational processes and outcomes.”

College Teaching

  • College Teaching, a unique, cross-disciplinary journal, focuses on how teachers can improve student learning. Each issue includes practical ideas and new strategies for successful teaching…An especially popular page, The Quick Fix, presents easy-to-implement techniques and tips that work. Special sections integrate the best and latest scholarship on teaching such subjects as writing, science, and mathematics…”

Education Digest

  • The Education Digest provides teachers, administrators and students with articles on trends in education; insights and ideas; and analysis of new programs, policies and practices.”

International Journal of Educational Research

  • The International Journal of Educational Research publishes regular papers and special issues on specific topics of interest to international audiences of educational researchers.”

Journal of Research in Reading

  • Journal of Research in Reading provides an international forum for researchers into literacy. It is a refereed journal, principally devoted to reports of empirical studies in reading and related fields, and to informed reviews of relevant literature…Journal of Research in Reading encourages papers within any research paradigm and from researchers in any relevant field such as anthropology, cultural studies, education, history of education, language and linguistics, philosophy, psychology and sociology.”

New Directions for Teaching and Learning

  • New Directions for Teaching and Learning continues to offer a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.”

Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition and Culture

  • Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture is an innovative journal that aims to build a new discourse around teaching in English studies…It seeks to reverse the long history of the marginalization of teaching and of the scholarship produced around it. Fusing theoretical approaches and practical realities, Pedagogy is an essential resource for teachers.”

Research in the Teaching of English

  • Research in the Teaching of English (RTE) is a multidisciplinary journal composed of original research and scholarly essays on the relationships between language teaching and learning at all levels, preschool through adult. Articles reflect a variety of methodologies and address issues of pedagogical relevance related to the content, context, process, and evaluation of language learning.”

The WAC Journal

  • The WAC Journal is an annual collection of articles by educators about their WAC ideas and WAC experiences. It is a journal of practical ideas and pertinent theory.”