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

Corequisite English Composition Course

We're thrilled to announce the newest English course, English Composition with Integrated Review. English Composition with Integrated Review encourages students to thoughtfully craft, defend, and polish arguments while offering targeted remediation of foundational reading and writing concepts. Student learning of core composition topics is supported by a contextualized review of study skills, grammar, reading, writing, and … Continue reading Corequisite English Composition Course

Cover key grammar concepts with instructor-written workbook

Do your students think good grammar is important? They might after reading these stats: Passed over for promotions: A study found that employees who didn’t get promoted to director-level positions within 10 years made 2.5 times as many grammatical mistakes as the individuals who did achieve such positions. (Learn more.) Love lost: The online dating site Zoosk … Continue reading Cover key grammar concepts with instructor-written workbook

Provide more hands-on learning for your English students with Guided Notebook

Give your students more opportunities for meaningful, hands-on learning with the new Foundations of English Guided Notebook. View the table of contents and a free sample here. Aligned with the lesson objectives in Foundations of English textbook and courseware, this print resource promotes active learning through activities covering study skills, reading, writing, critical thinking, research, and grammar. The guided … Continue reading Provide more hands-on learning for your English students with Guided Notebook

Robust Feedback within English Courseware

Hawkes Learning's Practice mode gives students ample feedback when they answer questions incorrectly. Several different tutorial options are available to students, including Explain Error, which provides error-specific feedback immediately when the mistake is made; Hint, which gives students a clue as to how they can answer the question correctly if they're still struggling; and Solution, … Continue reading Robust Feedback within English Courseware

Use this grammar diagnostic test to target which lessons students must master.

Customize the way students learn.

Save class time and identify individual areas of weakness for remediation with Hawkes Learning's free grammar diagnostic test! Click through a demonstration of the test at your own pace. This 50-question assessment identifies areas of proficiency and specific knowledge gaps for individual students. A customized curriculum is developed for each student to strengthen their grammar skills and eliminate those errors … Continue reading Use this grammar diagnostic test to target which lessons students must master.