Network Building

  • Build a network of teachers and scholars from many countries who will contribute and keep in contact about their work in this field.
  • Based on the initial research (2006-12) of the International Project is the next phase: writingprogramworldwide.ucdavis.edu,  a web portal that houses descriptions and materials from any writing initiative/program that would like to submit them. This portal will collect materials in the language(s) of choice for the institution, and can include text, video, photos, etc. The site is meant to be multimodal and multilingual. In addition to program profiles added since 2017, the portal already contains the profiles of the more than 40 institutions published in the 2012 book, Writing Programs Worldwide: Profiles of Academic Writing in Many Places

Data Collection


  • Book and online project Writing Programs Worldwide: Profiles of Academic Writing in Many Places, published in August 2012 by the WAC Clearinghouse and in print from Parlor Press. This project includes profile essays from more than forty institutions representing twenty-eight countries on six continents, most of these institutions identified through the international survey, 2006-09.
  • Publications of College Composition and Communication article "The State of WAC/WID in 2010: Methods and Results of the US Survey of the International WAC/WID Mapping Project" (2010). 
  • Ongoing presentations of results by members of the collaborative in a range of venues internationally. Informational and/or data-gathering sessions devoted to the Mapping Project at conferences, 2007-2020.