Prepared by the Council of Writing Program Administrators, the National Council
of Teachers of English, and the National Writing Project
Listen to a conversation with NCTE member Cathy Fleischer and NCTE Executive Director Kent Williamson on Education Talk Radio about the Framework and student success in college writing.
Hear Linda Adler-Kassner talk about "New Approaches to Teaching Postsecondary Writing" on KCUR, Kansas City, Missouri's, Public Media Station.
Listen to 2012 CCCC Chair Chris Anson talk about the importance of teaching writing in college on Higher Education Talk Radio.
Read "Symposium: On the Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing," written by members of the task force that produced the document: Peggy O’Neill, Linda Adler-Kassner, Cathy Fleischer, and Anne-Marie Hall.
This Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing describes the rhetorical and 21st century skills as well as habits of mind and experiences that are critical for college success. Based in current research in writing and writing pedagogy, the Framework was written and reviewed by two- and four-year college and high school writing faculty nationwide and is endorsed by the Council of Writing Program Administrators, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the National Writing Project.