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For Instructors

Teaching Resources and Further Reading

Getting Started

  • Ambrose, Susan A. et al. How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. Ebook, Jossey-Bass, 2010. 
  • Bean, John C. Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, 2nd Edition. Jossey-Bass, 2011. 
  • Carroll, Lee Ann. Rehearsing New Roles: How College Students Develop as Writers. Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.
  • Glenn, Cheryl and Melissa A. Goldthwaite. The St. Martin’s Guide to Teaching Writing, Seventh Edition. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2014.
  • Thaiss, Chris and Susan McLeod. “The Pedagogy of Writing in the Disciplines and Across the Curriculum.” A Guide to Composition Pedagogies, edited by Gary Tate et al., Oxford University Press, 2014, 283-300.  

Online Writing Instruction

Resources and Guides 

  • “Resources.” The WAC Clearinghouse. https://wac.colostate.edu/resources/
  • “Teaching Resources for Writing Instructors.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. https://cccc.ncte.org/cccc/labor/teaching-resources
  • Writing Guides from The WAC Clearinghouse 
    • Writing and Speaking
      • Composing Processes: Planning and Organizing 
      • Composing Processes: Drafting, Designing, and Revising 
      • Common Assignments in Composition & Writing Courses 
      • Writing Arguments 
      • Making Speeches & Presentations 
    • Research Writing & Documentation 
      • Collecting Information
      • Working with Sources 
      • Documenting Sources 
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines 
      • Writing about Literature 
      • Writing in Business 
      • Writing in Engineering 
      • Writing in the Sciences 
      • Writing in Your Career

Alternative Media Resources (Podcasts, Videos, etc.)