FYWP Historical Data

This page provides historical data related to Eastern Michigan University’s First-year Writing Program. It is meant to provide a succinct report on program leadership, enrollments in WRTG596: Teaching Composition at the College Level, the distribution of FYWP GAs by year and program since 2004, and the most recent distribution of GAships within the department.

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Figure 1. WPA Table. The table includes the names of the Director of the First-year Writing Program each year for the past decade, the number of GAships (.5 appointments) assigned to the First-year Writing Program, and the number of students enrolled in ENGL/WRTG596: Teaching Composition on the College Level, a seminar required for all FYWP graduate assistants.

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Figure 2. GA Selection by Program, 2004-2014. The bar graph was established from ENGL/WRTG596 enrollment data (Source: EMU/Banner).

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Figure 3. GA Selection by Program and Year, 2004-2014. The bar graph was established from ENGL/WRTG596 enrollment data (Source: EMU/Banner). The raw data used as the basis of Figures 2 and 3 is available at the FYWP GAships wiki page. Note that program identifiers are based on the program of study on record when each GA registered for ENGL/WRTG596.

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Figure 4. English Department GAships, 2013-2014 Academic Year. The total reflected in this chart is 38 .5 appointments. According to the spreadsheet kept in the department offices, there are currently 40 .5 appointments. (Source: EMU/English Dept. Budget)