To peruse any of these
texts, stop by the Writing Program office (Bryan 322B). The Writing
Program loans new ENWR 110/210 instructors copies of The Craft
of Argument for one semester. Any instructor interested in teaching
with these texts can order a free copy through the publisher's
Craft of Argument, by Gregory G. Colomb & Joseph M. Williams
Introduces the Little Red Schoolhouse method of teaching argument,
including parts of argument and problem statements. A great resource
for those new to the Little Red Schoolhouse methodology. Also available
(by Colomb, D'Errico, Tracey, and Williams) is an expanded version
with six thematic reading units (Lying, Collective Hysteria, Romance,
Risk, Beauty, and Family).
Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, by Joseph M. Williams
Introduces the stylistic content of the Little Red Schoolhouse, including
lessons such as "old to new" and "characters and actions." A
useful resource for the style portion of ENWR.
Craft of Research by Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams & Wayne
Introduces students to the fundamentals of research as not merely
fact gathering, but as an analytical process. Includes topics such
as "claims and evidence," "warrants," & "qualifications."