Now Available: Reading & Writing Handbook for the College Student, 2nd Edition

The wait is over! Hawkes’ Reading & Writing Handbook for the College Student, now with updated APA and MLA guidelines, is here. The 2nd Edition takes a clean, easy-to-use approach toward developing students’ skills. Colorful icons, clear organization, and large fonts guide students through complex reading and writing topics in a user-friendly manner. This portable … Continue reading Now Available: Reading & Writing Handbook for the College Student, 2nd Edition

3 Corequisite and Accelerated Learning Course Implementation Resources

1. Free Download: Study Skills for Corequisite Students English Composition with Integrated Review offers an entire chapter on study skills to help students adapt to a rigorous college workload. Download these free sections: Stress ManagementKeeping Yourself OrganizedTime ManagementStudy StrategiesTest-Taking Strategies DOWNLOAD THE STUDY SKILLS 2. Free Webinar: Accelerating Underprepared Students through English Composition Courseware geared toward … Continue reading 3 Corequisite and Accelerated Learning Course Implementation Resources

Check out the English Composition with Integrated Review Guided Notebook

The new English Composition with Integrated Review Guided Notebook is a pencil-and-paper resource that emphasizes key concepts and their immediate applications in a corequisite or accelerated learning composition course. Download a free sample! Along with pre-built grammar diagnostic tests to identify skill gaps, this notebook builds note-taking and annotating skills while guiding students step-by-step through instructional … Continue reading Check out the English Composition with Integrated Review Guided Notebook

226 Questions Added to English Composition with Integrated Review

We've added 226 NEW questions to English Composition with Integrated Review this spring! This course, ideal for corequisite English classes and accelerated learning programs, encourages students to thoughtfully craft, defend, and polish arguments while offering targeted remediation of foundational reading and writing concepts. New questions are in each Integrated Review lesson: 0R: Study Skills 1R: Why We … Continue reading 226 Questions Added to English Composition with Integrated Review

5 Ways to Promote an Academic Mindset (Especially in Corequisite Courses)

How do you keep students motivated to learn? Here are 5 tips you can implement immediately in your class. 1. Allow the first 5–10 minutes of class for discussion. Creating a shared space to talk about non-cognitive issues, such as struggles with financial aid or added stress from jobs, shows students that you understand they … Continue reading 5 Ways to Promote an Academic Mindset (Especially in Corequisite Courses)

English Instructor Resources

Looking for a sample syllabus to learn how another instructor has incorporated Hawkes in class? On the hunt for tips to share with students, including note-taking skills and sample papers showing how to properly cite research? We have you covered with the resources below. Instructors using Hawkes can also access these materials (and PowerPoint presentations!) … Continue reading English Instructor Resources