Coding Visuals in Writing Beyond the University Research

Writing Studies research has long attended to and included visuals, especially in the sub-fields of visual rhetoric, professional writing, and technical communication. For example, scholars have examined and developed taxonomies of the relationship between words and images, the visual design…

Woman looking at phone while writing on paper, with a computer nearby. Text reads What Makes Workplace Writing Meaningful?

What Makes Workplace Writing Meaningful?

What factors related to college writing make it meaningful to students? Are these the same factors that make workplace writing meaningful to alumni?  The meaningfulness of college writing is an important concept for educators and administrators. In their analysis of…

As an institutional practice, WIL provides an established framework grounded in learning theory to support students’ learning in and through workplace settings.

What is Work-Integrated Learning?

Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is a well-theorized pedagogical practice that facilitates students’ learning through connecting or integrating experiences across academic and workplace contexts (Billett, 2009). Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s 2016 Practical Guide for Work-Integrated Learning offers a helpful introduction and resources for…