Required Texts and Other Materials

Lunsford, Andrea A., and John J. Ruszkiewicz, eds.  The Presence of Others.  3rd ed.  The Presence of Others:  Voice and Images that Call for Response.  New York:  Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000.

Hacker, Diana. The Bedford Handbook. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford, 1998.

Wiener, Harvey S., and Charles Bazerman.  A Reader's Guide.  New York:  Houghton-Mifflin, 1999.

A looseleaf notebook with narrow binding--NOT a spiral notebook--for your midterm self-assessment.
A collegiate or unabridged dictionary such as Webster's or American Heritage
A thesaurus (suggested)
An IBM laptop computer
A 3 inch disk for backing up work