Outside Resources

First-Year Writing

Dartmouth College Writing Program: This extensive website of hand-outs for students and guidelines for faculty is really impressive.  Here are just a few of the highlights:

Bedford/StMartins' Teaching Writing Resources Bedford/St. Martin is actually one of the smaller publishers, but since a main focus for the company is composition, they support the field well.  This free portal has a lot of useful information.  Some highiglights:

Evaluating Web Sites Guidance from Northwest Missouri State University
Guidelines on Citing Web Resources
Wendy Nielsen
David Barholomae's "The Tidy House: Basic Writing in the American Curriculum"
A particularly useful and intriguing article for teachers of first year writing and the role of "basic writing" in the college curriculum. Linked from the Penn State University website.