Some Resource Materials about Writing Centers and Tutoring
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Barnet, Sylvan, Pat Bellanca, Marcia Stubbs. A Short Guide to College Writing. 2nd ed. New York: Penguin Academics, 2005.
Boquet, Elizabeth H. Noise from the Writing Center. Logan: Utah UP, 2002.
Bruce, Shanti, and Ben Rafoth, eds. ESL Writers: A Guide for WritingCenter Tutors. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2004.
Casagrande, June. Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for
Fun and Spite. New York: Penguin Books, 2006.
Dawe, Charles W., and Edward A. Dornan. One to One: Resources for Conference-Centered Writing. Boston: Little, Brown, 1981.
Flynn, Thomas, and Mary King. Dynamics of the Writing Conference. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1993.
Gallagher, Eddye S. Teaching Real Writing. 3 vols. Boston: Bedford, 1998.
Gillespie, Paula. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. New York:Pearson-Longman, 2003.
Glenn, Cheryl, Melissa A. Goldwaite, and Robert Connors. The St. Martin's Guide to Teaching Writing. 4th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2003.
Goldsby, Jackie. Peer Tutoring in Basic Writing. Berkeley: Bay Area Writing Project,1981.
Goldstein, Barbara, Jack Waugh, and Karen Linsky. Grammar to Go: How It Works and How to Use It. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004.
Good, Edward C. A Grammar Book for You and I. Virginia: Capital Books, Inc.,2002.
Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Brikenstein. They Say I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006.
Hacker, Diana, and Wanda Van Goor. Exercises to Accompany Rules for Writers: A Concise Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: Bedford, 1988.
Hairston, Maxine, and John J. Ruszkiewicz. Transparency Masters to Accompany TheScott, Foresman Handbook for Writers. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1988.
Harris, Muriel. Teaching One-to-One: The Writing Conference. Urbana, IL:National Council of Teachers of English, 1986.
Harris, Muriel. Tutoring Writing: A Sourcebook for Writing Labs. Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman, 1982.
Hawkins, Thom, and Phyllis Brooks. Improving Writing Skills. San Francisco:Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 1981.
Herman, Jerry. The Tutor and the Writing Student: A Case Study. Berkeley: Bay Area Writing Project, 1979.
Kinkead, Joyce A., and Jeanette G. Harris, eds. Writing Centers in Context: Twelve Case Studies. Urbana, IL:
National Council of Teachers of English, 1993.
Meyer, Emily, and Louise Z. Smith. The Practical Tutor. New York: Oxford UP, 1987.
Mlynarczyk, Rebecca, and Bonne August. Journal of Basic Writing. Vol. 24. New York: City University of New York, 2005. (2 copies)
Murphy, Christina, and Steve Sherwood. The St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors. New York: St. Martin's, 1995. (2 copies: 1st edition and 2nd edition)
Murphy, Christina, and Steve Sherwood. The St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors. 2nd ed.
Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2003.
Murray, Donald M. Read to Write. 3rd ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1993.
Murray, Donald M. Write to Learn. 3rd ed. Fort Worth: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1990.
Naotcuka, Rieko. Mutual Understanding of Different Cultures. Ed. Nancy Sakamoto. Japan: Taishukan, 1981.
Nicolas, Melissa, Ed. (E)Merging Identities: Graduate Students in the Writing Center. Texas: Fountainhead Press, 2008.
O'Connor, Patricia T. Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English. New York: Riverhead Books, 1996.
Olson, Gary A., ed. Writing Center: Theory and Administration. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1984.
Orwell, George. Why I Write. New York: Penguin Books, 2004.
Pemberton, Michael A., and Joyce Kinkead, eds. The Center Will Hold: Critical Perspectives on Writing Center Scholarship. Logan: Utah State UP, 2003.
Rice, Scott. Right Words Right Places. California: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1993.
Ryan, Leigh. The Bedford Guide for Writing Tutors. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford/St.Martin's, 2002.
(3 copies; 2 copies of 4th ed)
Shaw, Harry. Errors in English and Ways to Correct Them. 3rd ed. New York:Perennial Library, 1986.
Silk, Bobbie, ed. The Writing Center Resource Manual. Emmitsburg, MD: National Writing Centers Association P, 1998.
Silverman, Jay, Elaine Hughes, and Diana Roberts Wienbroer. Rules of Thumb: A Guide for Writers. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1993. (2 copies)
Soven, Margot Iris. What the Writing Tutor Needs to Know. Boston: Thomson-Wadsworth, 2006.
Stageberg, Norman C. An Introductory English Grammar. 4th ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981.
Stay, Byron L., Christina Murphy, and Eric H. Hobson, eds. Writing Center Perspectives. Emmitsburg, MD: National Writing Center Association P, 1995.
Steward, Joyce S., and Mary K. Croft. The Writing Laboratory. Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman, 1982.
Strunk, William, Jr., and E.B. White. The Elements of Style. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1972.
(2 copies of 2nd edition and 1 copy of 4th edition)
Students Helping Students. Tackling the College Paper. New York:Prentice Hall, 2005.
Swick, Ed. Writing Better English: An ESL Workbook. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004.
Tarvers, Josephine Koster. Teaching Writing: Theories and Practices. Glenview, IL:Scott, Foresman, 1988.
Truss, Lyne. Eats, Shoots, & Leaves. New York: Gotham Books, 2003.
Walters, Keith, and Michael Brody. What's Language Got to Do With It?. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005.
Zinsser, William. On Writing Well. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers,1976.
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