Skidmore College

Standards and Expectations/
Writing--In-The-Disciplines Workshop:

Creating Writing-In-The-Disciplines Websites

June 12-June 16, 2000

Writing Expectations
Discipline-specific characteristics
Grading and Assessment Rubrics
Departmental Writing Pages

Discipline-Specific Characteristics
for Academic Papers

American Studies Geosciences Government
W r i t i n g
In The Disciplines
Philosophy Psychology Sociology

During the second day of the workshop, participants shared student papers that were representative of some of the conventions and expectations for writing in their disciplines. For an overview of these characteristics, click on the department name in the table above. For a summary of shared characteristics for writing among the participating disciplines, click on "Writing In The Disciplines" in the center of the chart.

For Information on this Workshop please contact Michael Marx, Director of Writing-Across-The-Curriculum (