Thanks, Catherine Schryer. Your and Will's entries are very helpful.
>They also have to have two language based courses in their first year as
>well as 7 literature courses and 2 computer courses.
Do you mean foreign language courses? And in terms of computer courses, do
they take those in computer science or do you mean they learn writing with
>We also have a co-op work program at Waterloo which helps a great deal in
>terms of keeping up with software innovations. There is no way we have the
>resources to keep up with changes in software or even to really teach them--
>but the co-op program does help as it provides many of our students with the
>on-job training that we cannot provide.
Would the students work at software companies? Or would they work _with_
software at some place of employment?
This does sound like a very comprehensive program. When was it created?
Is it still in flux?
Are there many students currently majoring in this?
BTW, I'm finding your and Lawrence Steven's book _Contextual Literacies:
Writing Across the Curriculum_ very useful for my project. Is WAC
happening at Waterloo?
Thanks again, Catherine.