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First-Year Writing Seminar Resources

This is a collection of assignment-creation tools, formal writing assignments, syllabi, informal writing prompts, and other resources that can help you plan your first-year writing seminar.

Library and Information Literacy Resources

Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Project Information Literacy

Archive of Teaching Resources from Vanderbilt Faculty

Formal Writing Assignments

Grading Resources

Informal Writing Assignments

Research Assignments

Revision Assignments


Thesis Exercises

Other Resources

Talk with us about Teaching your Writing-Intensive Course: The Writing Studio directors are available to consult with faculty on issues related to their writing-intensive courses. To schedule an appointment, please contact our Office Administrator by emailing