Teaching Writing

Explore resources for theories and best practices for teaching writing.

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Sharon Morris
Director Reserves (Homewood Campus)
Online Programs Liaison Librarian Supporting AAP, Carey, EP, SOE


Here you will find resources on the teaching of writing and links to scholarly sources for theories and best practices.  You will also find resources for the writing process.  Please let us know if you have favorite resources you would like to see added to this guide.


Depending on your focus, start with our list of databases arranged by subject. 

Education category of databases, while not focused on teaching writing, might yield good results.

Writing Centers

Here are links to selected excellent university writing centers in the U.S.

These sites include guides to all aspects of the writing process, discussions of writing in different disciplines, help with grammar and punctuation, citing sources, and more.