- Plain Text Act Assignment – This assignment focuses on writing and editing for concision and clarity, particularly in the context of “public” writing in the context of the Plain Text Act of 2010. This prompt can be customized for writers at various levels.
- First-year Writing Interview Project: Exploring a Specific Workplace Writing Situation – This first-year writing project asks students to conduct an interview of their own to learn more about the writing that happens in a specific workplace and position and write a summary and analysis of the conversation. Assignment also includes an optional “Compare/Contrast” element.
- Major/Disciplinary Course Interview Project: Exploring a Specific Workplace Writing Situation – This assignment prompt is designed for students in WID, WAC, or major/discipline courses and asks them to conduct an interview with someone in a position related to their major or a related field to learn more about the writing that happens in a specific workplace and position. They’re then asked to write a summary and analysis of the conversation, as well as an optional “Compare/Contrast” piece.
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