Writing Instructor Resources

Course Outcomes & Required Syllabus Information


This includes up to date prerequisite information, course description, outcomes, and statement about Access and Accommodations.

Recommended Course Texts

Recommended Handbook

  • Bullock, Richard H., et al. The Little Seagull Handbook. W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.
      • Please note: There is a full class set of this text on course reserve in the LCC Main Campus library and there are also copies available for student check out in the Writing Center.

WR 115

    • Ede, Lisa . The Academic Writer: a Brief Guide. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2016.
    • Jack, Jordynn, and Katie Rose Guest Pryal. How Writing Works: a Guide to Composing Genres. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2016.
    • Losh, Elizabeth M., et al. Understanding Rhetoric: a Graphic Guide to Writing. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2017.
    • Roen, Duane H., Gregory Glay, and Barry Maid. The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing for College, Writing for Life. New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Education, 2018.

WR 121

    • Arola, Kristin L., et al. Writer-Designer: a Guide to Making Multimodal Projects. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2014.
    • Ballenger, Bruce. Curious Writer: MLA Update. S.l., Prentice Hall, 2017.
    • Dobrin, Sidney I. Writing Situations. Boston, Pearson, 2015.
    • Greene, Stuart, and April Lidinsky. From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Practical Guide. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2016.
    • Lunsford, Andrea A., et al. Everyone's an Author. New York, W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.

WR 122

    • The Bedford Book of Genres A Guide & Reader - With 2016 Mla Update. Bedford/St Martins, 2016.
    • Crowley, Sharon, and Debra Hawhee. Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students. Boston, Pearson, 2012.
    • Lunsford, Andrea A., et al. Everything's an Argument with 2016 MLA Update. Boston, MA, Bedford/St Martins, 2016.
    • Rottenberg, Annette T., and Donna Haisty. Winchell. The Structure of Argument. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2015.

WR 123

    • Ballenger, Bruce. The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers. S.l., Prentice Hall, 2017.
    • Miller-Cochran, Susan K., and Rochelle L. Rodrigo. The Wadsworth Guide to Research. Boston, MA, Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2014.

WR 227

    • Lannon, John M., and Laura J. Gurak. Technical Communication. 13th ed., Boston, Pearson, 2014.
    • Markel, Michael H. Practical Strategies for Technical Communication. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, a Macmillan Education Imprint, 2016.
    • Peeples, Tim. Professional Writing and Rhetoric: Readings from the Field. New York, Longman, 2003.

Supplemental Texts

    • Bullock, Richard H., Michal Brody, and Francine Weinberg. The Little Seagull Handbook. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 2017. Print. (Copies available for student use in Lane Writing Center and as course reserves in Lane Library)
    • Williams, Robin. The Non-Designer's Design Book: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice. San Francisco, CA, Peachpit Press, 2015.