Developmental Writing Resources

Books


Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings (Bedford/St. Martin’s Professional Resources) 4th Edition by Susan Naomi Bernstein
Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings (Bedford/St. Martin's Professional Resources) 4th Edition by Susan Naomi Bernstein

Great teacher’s handbook for prepping and teaching Developmental Writing courses. ISBN-13: 978-0312602512
ISBN-10: 0312602510


Developmental Education: Readings on Its Past, Present, and Future First Edition Edition by Hunter R. Boylan (Author), Barbara S. Bonham (Author)
Developmental Education: Readings on Its Past, Present, and Future First Edition Edition by Hunter R. Boylan (Author), Barbara S. Bonham (Author)

Developmental Education: Readings on Its Past, Present, and Future offers twenty-two selections on historical efforts to serve underprepared students, on the state of developmental education today, and on innovative practices and possible directions for the future. ISBN-13: 978-1457630811
ISBN-10: 1457630818


Teaching Reading and Writing: The Developmental Approach 1st Edition by Shane Templeton (Author), Kristin Gehsmann (Author)
Teaching Reading and Writing: The Developmental Approach 1st Edition by Shane Templeton (Author), Kristin Gehsmann (Author)

Another good teaching handbook for teachers of Developmental Writing. ISBN-13: 978-0205456321
ISBN-10: 0205456324


Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings 10th Edition by Susan Fawcett (Author)
Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings 10th Edition by Susan Fawcett (Author)

This best-selling text by Susan Fawcett teaches writing with the Model-Analysis-Practice (MAP) method. Perfect for novice writers due to its use of scaffolding to help students gain confidence in their writing ability over time. ISBN-13: 978-1133946687
ISBN-10: 1133946682


Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America’s Educationally Un derprepared Reissue Edition by Mike Rose (Author)
Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America's Educationally Un derprepared Reissue Edition by Mike Rose (Author)

Remedial, illiterate, intellectually deficient—these are the stigmas that define America’s educationally underprepared. Having grown up poor and been labeled this way, nationally acclaimed educator and author Mike Rose takes us into classrooms and communities to reveal what really lies behind the labels and test scores. ISBN-13: 978-0143035466
ISBN-10: 0143035460


Reading and Writing in Freshman English I Paperback – September 19, 2014 by Michael Wilson (Author)
Reading and Writing in Freshman English I Paperback – September 19, 2014 by Michael Wilson (Author)

Freshman composition instructors will not find a more affordable basic textbook for their cash-strapped students. This book and its partner edition, Reading and Writing in Freshman English II focus on total literacy, with emphasis given to reading comprehension of increasingly challenging texts. ISBN-10: 069229631X
ISBN-13: 978-0692296318


Reading and Writing in Freshman English II Paperback – September 19, 2014 by Michael Wilson (Author)
Reading and Writing in Freshman English II Paperback – September 19, 2014 by Michael Wilson (Author)

Freshman composition instructors will not find a more affordable basic textbook for their cash-strapped students. This book and its partner edition, Reading and Writing in Freshman English I, focus on total literacy, with emphasis given to reading comprehension of increasingly challenging texts. ISBN-10: 0692296840
ISBN-13: 978-0692296844


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Online Developmental Writing Resources

Purdue Online Writing Lab – Excellent reference guide for college writers. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and the Writing Lab at Purdue provides these as a free service.