Resources for Teaching English

VoS:  Voice of the Shuttle (Alan Liu and a team of developers, University of California, Santa Barbara).
A rich and comprehensive collection of resources in literary theory, literature (in English), and literatures (other than English).  A “go-to” site for teaching materials, information, and inspiration.

Literary Resources on the Net (Jack Lynch, Rutgers University-Newark).
A collection of links to Internet sites for syllabi and course materials on British and American literature, including individual authors and topics. 

EServer Drama Collection.
Offers links to original plays and screenplays, scripts from classical Roman and Greek drama to recent contemporary plays, resources about the Middle English Play Cycles, criticism, journals, and web resources for teaching drama.

English Subject Centre:  Teaching and Learning in English Literature, English Language, and Creative Writing in Higher Education.
This UK site is worth browsing for its rich collection of college and university teaching resources in English language and literature. 

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Syllabi and Course Materials for Teaching English

MIT OpenCourseWare.
Syllabi, assignments, course handouts, and other course materials from the broad range of literature courses offered at MIT from classical to contemporary.  Includes literary theory, film, television, and media studies.

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching.
A portal to free online materials for teaching English language and literature.  Use the search engine, browse their learning materials, join the English discipline community.

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Resources for Teaching Creative Writing

Creative Writing: Teaching Theory and Pedagogy.
This United Kingdom site includes an online journal and other resources, such as articles, for the higher education creative writing teacher. 

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Journals and Associations for Teaching English

College Section, National Council of Teachers of English.
For higher education English Studies and English Education faculty, this section offers professional development opportunities, journals and books, email discussion lists and more.  NCTE College Level publications include the following:
College English http://www.ncte.org/journals/ce
College Composition and Communication http://www.ncte.org/cccc/ccc
Research in the Teaching of English http://www.ncte.org/journals/rte
English Education http://www.ncte.org/journals/ee
Teaching English in the Two-Year College http://www.ncte.org/journals/tetyc

Journal of English for Academic Purposes.
Focuses on the linguistic, sociolinguistic, and psycholinguistic aspects of English in academic study and scholarly exchange, including classroom language, teaching methodology, teacher education, and discourse analysis.

Project MUSE: Pedagogy.
An innovative journal that focuses on instruction for undergraduate and graduate English studies.  Abstracts online; subscription required for full text. Free sample issue.

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Michigan State University Resources for Teaching English

MSU Department of English.

English Medieval Manuscripts on Microform (MSU Libraries).

Getting Started Guide:  Literature (MSU Libraries).

Film Studies, MSU Department of English.
Click on Film Resources for a rich and varied set of links to everything from film databases to films on line, film criticism, and blogs.

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