Writing Instructor Resources

Syllabus Templates

The buttons below link to GoogleDocs that contain current information for items required by the COPPS Syllabus Procedure and sample language for commonly used course policies not required by COPPS. If you wish to include a land acknowledgement on your syllabus, guidance on how to do so is provided on the Diversity Council Webpage.

Recommended Course Texts

Recommended Handbook

  • Bullock, Richard H., et al. The Little Seagull Handbook, 3rd Edition. 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.

OER option for WR 115, 121, and/or 122

  • Open English @ SLCC - Open English @ SLCC originated from a shared desire to offer affordable, responsive, accessible instructional resources for students enrolled in composition courses at SLCC. This Pressbook is one part of the Open English project.

OER Option for WR 227

WR 115

    • Ede, Lisa . The Academic Writer: a Brief Guide. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2016.

    • Lunsford, Andrea. Easy Writer, 8th Edition. MacMillian, 2022.

    • Losh, Elizabeth M., et al. Understanding Rhetoric: a Graphic Guide to Writing. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2017.

WR 121

    • The Norton Field Guide to Writing, 6th Edition. Macmillian, 2021.

    • Arola, Kristin L., et al. Writer-Designer: a Guide to Making Multimodal Projects, 2nd Edition. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2018.

    • Greene, Stuart, and April Lidinsky. From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Practical Guide, 5th Edition. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2021.

WR 122

    • The Bedford Book of Genres , 3rd Edition. Bedford/St Martins, 2021.

    • Lunsford, Andrea A., et al. Everything's an Argument, 9th Edition. Boston, MA, Bedford/St Martins, 2022.

    • Rottenberg, Annette T., and Donna Haisty. Winchell. The Structure of Argument, 10th Edition. Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2021.

WR 123

    • Ballenger, Bruce. The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers. S.l., Prentice Hall, 2018.

    • 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.