Crews, F. Random House Handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill, A classic comprehensive textbook for college students. Well written and well worth reading.
Lanham, R. Revising Prose. New York: Scribner's, Techniques for eliminating. Tollefson, S. New York: HarperCollins.
Two short, witty guides that answer common questions about grammar, style, and usage. Both are fun to read.
Digital Resources for Your Classroom
Heath, McCloskey, D. The Writing of Economics. New York: Macmillan, Written critiques done as homework are likely to be more thoughtful, but critiques may also be done during the class period.
Composition Instruction. New York: Teachers College Press, New York: Modern Language Association, Griffin ed.
How to Teach Argumentative Essay Writing
New Directions in Teaching and Learning, no. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Bright Idea Network Require Students to Do Extensive Writing. A, A Teaching writing is not only the job of the English department alone.
Writing is an essential tool for learning a discipline and helping students improve their writing skills is a responsibility for all faculty.]