Virtual Learning Resources for the English Classroom

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How Can Macmillan Learning Help You During These Trying Times?

In light of many campuses moving to online learning, we wanted to share some of the resources we have available on the Bedford English Community to help with online instruction. 


Professional Resources

The Bedford Bibliography of Research in Online Writing Instruction (Updated 2019)  contains over 540 annotations of resources in online writing instruction (OWI) from 1990 to 2019.

Teaching Literature with Digital Technology is a collection of digital assignments, each created by a contributor in the fields of literature and composition.  This resource introduces creative uses of social media, digital tools, podcasts, multimodal assignments, and digital archives to learn about literature.

The Online Writing Conference: A Guide for Teachers and Tutors provides guidance on the how and why of effective online writing conferences with students.


English Webinars

Our library of webinars offers a wealth of information on topics ranging from composition theory and everyday teaching tips to using technology effectively to teach writing. Bedford authors and content experts discuss writing, literature appreciation, and a wealth of other subjects that cover developmental English, corequisite composition, composition, literature, creative writing, and business and technical writing.


Bedford Bits Blog

Discover ideas for teaching with Bedford Bits, blogs from our community of scholars, authors and editors. Check out different tips that encourage online instruction or explore "Multimodal Mondays" for ideas around teaching multimodal composition.


LitBits Blog

Our LitBits Blog provides general teaching advice and strategies for teaching literature from Bedford authors and instructors like you.


Online Resources

This link provides an overview of all the assets in the English Community that include “online” in the description.


Product-Specific Resources

Strategies for Online Learners: A Hacker Handbook Supplement  This supplement provides pointers for online instruction using any of the Hacker/Sommers handbooks.

Tips for Teaching Understanding Rhetoric, 2nd Edition, in Online and Remote Instruction  This guide directs instructors to sections in Understanding Rhetoric that facilitate online instruction.

EasyWriter Video This narrated presentation offers pointers for teaching with EasyWriter both in class as well as online.