Teaching with Hacker Handbooks (Online Only)
Second Edition   ©2015

Teaching with Hacker Handbooks (Online Only)

Topics, Strategies, and Lesson Plans

Diana Hacker (late of Prince George's Community College) , Marcy Carbajal Van Horn (St. Edward's University) , Jonathan S. Cullick (Northern Kentucky University) , Sara McCurry (Shasta College)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-06277-6; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06277-4; Format: Instructor's Resource Manual, 262 pages
Diana Hacker

Diana Hacker

Author

Diana Hacker personally class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland, where she was a member of the English faculty. Hacker handbooks, built on innovation and on a keen understanding of the challenges facing student writers, are the most widely adopted in America. Hacker handbooks, all published by Bedford/St. Martin’s, include A Writer’s Reference, Ninth Edition (2018); A Pocket Style Manual, Eighth Edition (2018); The Bedford Handbook, Tenth Edition (2017); Rules for Writers, Eighth Edition (2016); and Writer’s Help 2.0, Hacker Version.


Marcy Carbajal Van Horn

Author

Marcy Carbajal Van Horn has served as the ESL specialist for Hacker Handbooks. Formerly of Sante Fe College and St. Edward’s University, she has worked as a composition teacher and as an online writing lab coordinator to help a wide range of students improve their academic writing.


Jonathan S. Cullick

Author

Jonathan S. Cullick is Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at Northern Kentucky University. He served as Associate Director of the Composition Program at the University of Minnesota for four years and then joined the NKU faculty, serving as Director of the Writing Instruction Program for eight years. He teaches courses in writing studies, frequently incorporating service learning in writing courses, and he also teaches literature courses in the Bible, American literature, and the American South. He is a co-author of Writing in the Disciplines (Bedford/St.Martins) and the author of a number of articles and a book in literary studies. Cullick received his PhD from University of Kentucky with specialization in American literature and writing program administration.


Sara McCurry

Author

Sara McCurry has taught composition at Shasta College in Northern California since 2007. Previously, she taught for three years at the Art Institute of CA-San Diego. She has been teaching online composition courses for many years and appreciates the challenges and opportunities afforded by online education. She has a passionate and long-standing commitment to the success of first-generation and economically disadvantaged college students, a commitment that has shaped her pedagogy and career choices. She is a member of the Shasta College Sustainability Committee and the Shasta College Faculty Association and has served as a club advisor for the Sustainability Club and the N.A.T.I.V.E. Club. Recently, she has presented at the CSU Chico This Way to Sustainability Conference and the English Council of Two Year Colleges yearly conference. She has a PhD in English from the University of Oregon and an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Texas State University.