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Texts Representing our Philosophy

Elbow, Peter. Writing without Teachers. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998.

McCrimmon, James. "Writing as a Way of Knowing." Rhetoric and Composition. Ed. Riichard L. Grave. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook, 1984. 3-11.

Murray, Donald. Write to Learn. 7th ed. New York: Heinle & Heinle, 2001.

Scholes, Robert E. Textual Power: Literary Theory and the Teaching of English. New Haven: Yale UP, 1986.

Spellmeyer, Kurt. Common Ground: Dialogue, Understanding, and the Teaching of Composition. New York: Prentice, 1993.

Peer Tutoring Literature

Ehly, Topping Keith and Stewart, ed. Peer Assisted Learning. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 19989.

Falchikov, Nancy, ed. Learning Together: Peer Tutoring in Higher Education. London: Routledge, 2001.

Gillespie, Paula and Neal Lerner. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. London: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

Rafort, Ben, ed. A Tutor's Guide: Helping Writers: One to One. Portsmouth, NH: Heineman, 2000.


Belanoff, Pat et. al. The Right Handbook. Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook, 1986.

Connors Robert, and Andrea Lundsford. The New St. Martin's Handbook. New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 1999.

Richards, Haydn. Junior English Revised with Answers. London: Ginn, 1977.

Warriner, John E. English Grammar and Composition. London: Harcourt, 1982.

Theoretical Support

Bartholomae, David. "Inventing the University." When a Writer Can't Write: Studies in Writer's Block and Other Composing Process Problems. Ed. Mike Rose. New York: Guilford P, 1985. 438-61.

Bartholomae, David and Anthony Petrosky. "Preface and Introduction." Ways of Reading: An Anthology for Writers. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 1999. v-ix, 1-18.

Foucault, Michel. "The Discourse on Language." Critical Theory since 1965. Ed. Hazard Adams. Tallahassee, FL: U Presses of FL, 1986. 148-162.

Bakhtin, M. Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays. Austin: U of Texas P, 1982.

Petrie, Hugh. "Metaphor." Metaphor and Thought. Ed. Andrew Ortony. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1979. 438-61.