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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Transactive Writing (personal, informative, analytical)

The WKU Writing Project

Transactive Writing

The Multigenre Research Paper

Allen, Camille

Time to Reflect: Research by Teachers on Sabbatical

Altabet, Marilyn, et al.

The Best American Essays

Atwan, Robert

Reviewing the Essay: How to Teach Structure Without Formula (Grades 4-12)

Bernabei, G.

Composition in the Twenty-first Century: Crisis and Change

Bloom, Lynn Z., Donald A. Daiker, and Edward M. White, eds.

The Process of Argument

Boylan, Michael

Mindful of Others

Brady, Suzanne

Presence of Mind:  Writing and the Domain Beyond the Cognitive

Brand, Alice G., & Richard L. Graves

The Art of Persuasion

Steward LaCase

The Christensen Rhetoric Program

 Harvey, Stephanie

Classical Rhetoric

Corbett, Edward P. J.

Writing to Explain

Fearon, Globe

Making Thinking Visible

Flower, Linda

Writing from Given Information

Gray Stephanie, & Catherine Keech

Handbook of Magazine Aricle Writing

Green, Bob

Nonfiction Matters

Multiple Genres, Multiple Voices: Teaching Argument in Composition and Literature

Johnson, Cheryl L., and Jayne A. Moneysmith

Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: The Use of Reason in Everyday Life

Kahane, Howard, and Nancy Cavendar

A Writer's Guide to Nonfiction

Lyon, Elizabeth

The I-Search Paper

Macrorie, Ken

Everyday Arguments: A Guide to Writing and Reading Effective Arguments

Mayberry, Catherine

Writing Practice: A Rhetoric of the Writing Process

McClelland, Ben W.

Nonfiction Writing from the Inside Out


Writing For Many Roles

Schwartz, Mimi

Common Ground:  Dialogue, Understanding, and the Teaching of Composition

Spellmeyer, Kurt

The Power to Persuade (2nd ed.)

Spolin, Sally D.

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