Across the Disciplines


Across the Disciplines

Publisher: WAC Clearinghouse

Across the Disciplines is the result of a merger between two peer-reviewed,
academic journals: Language and Learning Across the Disciplines and

The mission of Academic.Writing, an online journal that was published from
2000 through 2003, was to provide information for - and an opportunity for
interaction among - scholars interested in writing, speaking, and otherwise
communicating across the curriculum (CAC).

Language and Learning Across the Disciplines, a print journal published from
1994 to 2003, was a more traditional journal that focused on writing in the

In late 2002, when Academic.Writing shifted from being the "container" for
the WAC Clearinghouse and became, instead, one of the publications available
on the newer WAC Clearinghouse Web site, the scope of the journal shifted
from a repository of all forms of information about communication across the
curriculum to a more standard academic journal.

Like Language and Learning Across the Disciplines, Across the Disciplines
provides CAC researchers, program designers, and teachers interested in
using communication assignments and activities in their courses with a venue
for scholarly debate about issues of disciplinarity and writing across the

ATD also preserves the broader commitment to cross-disciplinary emphases in
writing studies that characterized Academic.Writing. As was the case with
Academic.Writing, ATD eschews the conventional volume/issue format of print
and many online journals. Instead, ATD will continue to function as an
evolving, growing document (or, more accurately, a collection of documents)
on the Web. As such, articles and other materials will be published as they
are accepted. At regular intervals, we will make announcements about new
materials in the journal.


Sharon Quiroz
Across the Disciplines
3400 N. Lake Shore Dr. #1C
Chicago, Illinois 6-657

Voice: 773 281 5387
Fax: 773 549 3358

Across the Disciplines is available free of charge as an Open Access journal
on the Internet.

Content available online.

Current Issue: Volume 2 January - December 2005

Date: 31 May 2005

Open Access: 
Original posting date: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2005
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