About the PWR Guide
The PWR Guide contains logistical and curricular information for instructors teaching in Stanford's Program in Writing and Rhetoric.
Teaching Guide for New PWR1 Instructors
This guide is designed to serve as a table of contents, consolidating many of the links on Teaching Writing, Canvas, and external websites that are related to PWR1.
Teaching Guide for New PWR2 Instructors
This guide is designed to serve as a table of contents, consolidating many of the links from Teaching Writing, Canvas, and external websites that are related to PWR2.
In this section, you'll find an overview of the types of courses offered through PWR, from the required sequence (PWR 1 & PWR 2) to our advanced offerings.
Required Assignment Sequences
This section provides access to a detailed description of the PWR 1 and PWR 2 assignment sequences, including learning goals for the courses and individual assignments.
Designing & Developing Courses in PWR
This section provides an overview of the many steps involved in designing a PWR course, from choosing a theme, developing a syllabus and schedule, selecting readings, and creating effective assignment sheets.
Preparing a PWR Course Description and Video
In this section, find out about how to write an effective course description and the best ways to prepare for filming your course video, as well as tips for marketing advanced PWR courses.
This section offers advice, procedures, and suggested readings related to administering mid-quarter evaluations as well as the University's final end of the term evaluations.
Integrating Library Resources into Your Course
This section provides useful information about our collaboration with the library, from ways to build on the required PWR 1 workshop to how to integrate attention to library and research literacy skills into your sections.
Venturing Beyond the Classroom
These pages include tips on coordinating both on and off-campus field trips, along with contact information for key coordinators at particular on-campus locations.
Addressing Diverse Learners and Student Issues
This section spotlights the ways we can adapt our pedagogical approach to take into account the different backgrounds, learning styles, and needs of our students.
Resources for Difficult Student Situations
In this section, you'll find an overview of the protocol for reporting concerns about students and then a more specific discussion of different student issues.
Caretaking Your Own Well-being
This page provides resources for PWR instructors to help them manage their workload and maintain a healthy work/life balance.