Writing Resources

What we're reading 

Conference on College Composition and Communication: Online Writing Instruction
The CCCC outlines principles for Online Writing Instruction that are applicable across the institution.  
Einstein On Creative Thinking: Music and the Intuitive Art of Scientific Imagination
This article explains how Einstein used creative and artistic thinking with science and math. 
The National Association of Colleges and Employers issues reports and articles regarding employment trends and in-demand majors.  The link provided is an article specifying the most in-demand degrees for the class of 2013.  
NAU News
NAU News often features interviews with faculty and insight into trends and hot topics around the university. 
NAU Planning and Institutional Research
The NAU PAIR office handles all institution-wide surveys on range of topics.  For the IWP, the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) and National Student Survey of Engagement (NSSE) are interesting and we have gathered the relevant findings here
Quality Matters
Quality Matters is a national organization that ensures the quality of design and content in online-based learning and blended learning supplemental materials in K-12 and higher education.  


State of Create Study
A study and survey conducted by Adobe to record people's perceptions of creativity. 

Writing and Mathematics


Advice for Amateur Mathematicians on Writing and Publishing Papers
Microsoft gives some general advice on publishing papers in math. 
Writing a Math Phase Two Paper
MIT outlines its requirements for its writing curriculum.  Although dated, the material is still relevant. 

Writing Across the Curriculum

Historically, our program is known as Writing Across the Curriculum.   
The Purdue OWL WAC Introduction
The OWL showcases a brief history of the WAC movement and provides links to current WAC programs across the country.  
WAC Clearinghouse Resources
The WAC Clearinghouse hosts an annual WAC conference and features the international WAC network.