Starting With Ourselves: A Dialouge About Changing to Improve the Education Process

  • Jessica M. Kahn Lehman College/CUNY
  • Richard Holody Lehman College/CUNY


Faced with a shared dissatisfaction about their students' writing skills, two social work teachers came to realize that change needed to begin with them. This dialog presents a journey of their transformation, as it was influenced by the faculty development initiative known as Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC). This narrative describes a journey of professional change and self-awareness that benefits both teachers and tomorrow's helpers.

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