Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Writing Projects

In the Southern Association (SACS) region, a Quality Enhancement Plan is now part of the decennial accreditation reaffirmation process. This is a project to improve student learning. At Coker we focused on writing, and I've stayed interested in the idea of how to better teach and assess writing. After bumping into several others at the annual SACS meeting with similar challenges in this area, I decided to try to make a list of writing QEPs. This is necessarily incomplete. If you have others I can add to the list, please email me.

The hyperlinks are to QEP documents where I could easily find them. I will update this list as I get more information.

Auburn University-Montgomery (WAC site)
Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute
Catawba Valley Community College
Central Carolina Community College
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
Coker College
Columbus State University
Judson College
King College
Liberty University (pdf)
Lubbock Christian University (pdf)
South College
Texas A&M International University
The University of Mississippi
University of North Carolina Pembroke (pdf)
University of Southern Mississippi (pdf)
Virginia Military Institute (qep) (core curriculum)

One source: List of 2004 class QEPs from SACS (pdf)

My blog posts on writing assessment


  1. Hi,

    I'm finding this useful as I try to pull together a presentation for WAC 2010. I'm a writing specialist at Marymount University in Arlington, VA, a position created under our QEP--even though the plan addresses inquiry more than writing. I'm trying to find out what writing program changes institution make to satisfy a QEP.

  2. Anonymous7:44 AM

    Add Auburn University-Montgomery to the list.
    I can't find their QEP document, but here's their WAC site: