Episode Summary

Slow Agency brings you this special episode where colleagues Stacia Morosky-Rigney and Graham Stowe share the practical writing center advice they give the CWCAB blog readers in their blog series “Dear CWCAB”. Today’s episode is based on the May 2022 DearCWCAB article. The article was responding to a question about WAC and WID. Stacia explains WAC and WID before giving 5 tips:

  • Tip 1: Train your tutors to ask questions when they do not understand the expectations and conventions of their writer’s disciplines.
  • Tip 2: Encourage your tutors to have confidence that they can help.
  • Tip 3: Don’t reinvent the wheel.
  • Tip 4: Market to the disciplines.
  • Tip 5: Partner with faculty and staff across disciplines.
Episode Show Notes
For more information about Dear CWCAB, visit wlnjournal.org/blog. If you have a question you would like Stacia and Graham to answer, please email us.

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The “Slow Agency” Podcast

Created and hosted by your CWCAB editors, the goal of this podcast is to open up time and space in this productivity-saturated culture to slow down and dialogue with leading thinkers and practitioners in writing studies worldwide. The title of the podcast is inspired by Micciche, L. (2011) For slow agency. Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, 35 (1), 73-90. Our inaugural episode features WLN’s journal editors whose wisdom and hard work make this journal and the blog possible.

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