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College Level Back to School Resources - Previous Revision

America's schools and colleges will welcome back large numbers of students this fall. NCTE has resources, lesson plans, and activities to support you now and throught the year. 

Check out these fresh ideas to feel empowered, and renew yourself as you head back to class!

NCTE Catalog

View the digital edition of the NCTE 2011-2012 Catalog
and watch for it in the mail soon!


Get Fresh Ideas  

New Books and More from NCTE

Cross-Talk in Comp Theory
Editors: Victor Villanueva, Kristin L. Arola
The 3rd edition of this invaluable anthology features eight new essays, including six in the new technology section, “Virtual Talk: Composing Beyond the Word.


Code-Meshing As World English
Editors: Vershawn Ashanti Young, Aja Y. Martinez
A collected volume of original essays, Code-Meshing as World English presents code meshing—blending dialects and languages with standard English—as the better pedagogical alternative to code switching—shifting between dialects or languages in different settings—in teaching literacy to diverse learners.

What Is “College-Level” Writing? Volume 2: Assignments, Readings, and Student Writing Samples
Editors: Patrick Sullivan, Howard Tinberg, Sheridan Blau
This sequel to What Is “College-Level” Writing? (2006) highlights the practical aspects of teaching writing.  By design, the essays in this collection focuses on things all English and writing teachers concern themselves with on a daily basis--assignments, readings, and real student writing.


A Masters Class in Children’s Literature: Trends and Issues in an Evolving Field
Editors: April Whatley Bedford, Lettie K. Albright
This  collection discusses contemporary issues in children's literature and offers suggestions, strategies, and resources for teacher educators, teachers, and librarians. 

Teaching Writing Online: How and Why
Author(s): Scott Warnock
Whether you are new to teaching writing online or are looking for a more comprehensive approach, this book will provide the ideas and structure you need.

On Demand Web SeminarAlso, check out the On Demand Web seminar featuring Scott Warnock on Easing Your Transition to Teaching Writing Online



Feel Empowered

Join the online discussions at TETYC Talks or TYCA Connected Community

Reflect on the value of your NCTE Membership!  Watch and listen to College Section Chair, Mike Palmquist, and TYCA Chair, Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt as they reflect on the power of membership in a professional organization!

Mike PalmquistCarolyn Calhoun-Dillahunt


Renew Yourself

Annual Convention

Click here for more informationWe invite you to join us at the College Celebration on Friday evening. At this event, you will meet Gail E. Hawisher. We will also honor the recipient of the Richard Ohmann Award for an Outstanding Article in College English, Nancy WelchOn Saturday, join us at the College Luncheon and hear Sandra Jackson-Opoku, our featured speaker. Also plan to attend these TYCA Sessions.

2011 Convention PreviewStart planning your convnetion experience now by viewing the digital edition of the Convention Preview!

.Click here to register online




Check out these sessions on key topics for college educators:

Convention Sessions by College/University.


College Level Journals

College English



English Education 




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