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Research Assignments

Process-Based Research Assignments

Recommended Readings

Angelo, Thomas A. and K. Patricia Cross, Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, 2nd. Ed. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993).

  • Print: LB2822.75 .A54 1993

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Bean, John C. and Dan Melzer. Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, 3rd ed. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2021).

Bizup, Joseph, “BEAM: A Rhetorical Vocabulary for Teaching Research-Based Writing,” Rhetoric Review 27, no. 1 (2008): 72-86.

Brent, Doug. Reading as Rhetorical Invention: Knowledge, Persuasion, and the Teaching of Research-Based Writing (Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1992).

  • Print: PE1404 .B735 1992

Brent, Douglass, “The Research Paper and Why We Should Still Care,” Writing Program Administration 37, no. 1 (2013): 33-53.

Broussard, Mary Snyder, Reading, Research, and Writing: Teaching Information Literacy with Process-Based Research Assignments (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2017).

Carter, Michael, “Ways of Knowing, Doing, and Writing in the Disciplines,” College Composition and Communication (2007): 385-418.

Elbow, Peter, Vernacular Eloquence: What Speech Can Bring to Writing (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).

Hafer, Gary, Embracing Writing: Ways to Teach Reluctant Writers in Any College Course (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints, 2014).

Harris, Joseph, Rewriting: How to Do things with Texts (Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2006).

  • eBook
  • Print: PE1404 .H363 2006

Second Tier (more in depth):

Bereiter, Carl and Marlene Scardamalia, The Psychology of Written Composition (Hillsdale, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates, 1987).

  • Print: P301.5 .P75B47 1987.

Kellogg, Ronald Thomas. The Psychology of Writing (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).

  • eBook
  • Print: BF456.W8 K45 1994