Submitting Campus

Daytona Beach


Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication/Presentation Date

Fall 9-1-2023


This chapter foreshadows challenges you can experience as you adapt your writing beyond your first-year writing course to become a writer in your discipline.1 The essay contains a student scenario, defines key rhetorical concepts within discipline-specific writing situations, and gives you strategies for adapting these rhetorical concepts to new writing situations. After reading this chapter, you will better understand how the concepts introduced in first-year writing connect to the writing you will encounter in your upper-level, disciplinary courses and identify strategies that will help you intentionally adapt writing knowledge to new discipline-specific contexts.

Publication Title

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing


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