Need help integrating a handbook into your course?
Teaching with Hacker Handbooks is a collection of resources to accompany all four Hacker handbooks. This 2012 printing has been updated to support the seventh edition of Rules for Writers and the sixth edition of A Pocket Style Manual.
Intended to help both novice and seasoned teachers integrate a handbook into their composition or writing-intensive course, this collection is in three parts.
Part I includes chapters, such as “Designing Effective Assignments” and “Responding to Student Writing,” that address larger teaching concerns. Download Part I: Topics
Part II offers ten teaching modules, such as “Teaching Students to Integrate Sources and Avoid Plagiarism” and “Teaching Paragraphs,” each including a discussion of common writing challenges, a single assignment or class activity, and a directory to additional resources. Download Part II: Modules
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, where writing instructors in composition and beyond will post new discussions and add sample assignments, lessons, and syllabi. Whether you’re wondering about how to make the most of your handbook in an 8-week course or you’d like fresh ideas on getting students to really understand plagiarism, you’ll always be able to find new help. We’re hoping you’ll share your ideas, too.