Writing Intensive (WI) Class Checker

Writing Intensive Class Checker

  • The Writing Intensive syllabus statement —or your own WI syllabus statement—appears in the syllabus.
  • The class has 20 or fewer students.
  • You have time allotted to discuss various stages of the writing process with students.
  • You have deadlines for pre-final drafts (at least one) and have scaffolded in support activities (e.g. low-stakes assignments) at appropriate times.
  • You are providing feedback to students at least once before each high-stakes final draft is due.
  • Assignments include aligned learning goals and evaluation rubrics.
  • At least 50% of the course grade is based on writing.