Reading and Writing Developmental Studies classes focus on improving students’ basic reading and writing skills. In Reading classes, emphasis is placed on learning the reading skills required for college-level reading assignments. In Writing classes, emphasis is placed upon understanding the writing process and upon reviewing grammar. These classes prepare students for success in both the academic and work environments.

Reading, Writing and Grammar Links

Courses

  • ENGL 0304 Developmental Reading I
  • ENGL 0305 Developmental Reading II
  • ENGL 0306 Developmental Writing I
  • ENGL 0307 Developmental Writing II
  • ENGL 0309 Integrated Reading and Writing

Textbooks

ENGL 0304

Wadsworth College Reading Series: Book I
3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781285250878

ENGL 0305

Reading for Thinking
By Laraine Fleming
6th Edition
ISBN: 9781285155852

ENGL 0306

Writer’s World: Sentences and Paragraphs
By Gaetz and Phadke
3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780321847614

ENGL 0307

Writer’s World: Essays
By Gaetz and Phadke
Customized Book
ISBN: 9781269345309

Contact the Transitional English Department

Anna Schmidt, Ph.D
Department Chair

Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: CASA 220P
281.290.3288
Faculty Web Page

Heather Brown
Assistant Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: Fairbanks Center 218C
832.782.5111

Michelle DeWalt
Lead Faculty – Cypress Center

Associate Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: Cypress Center 200E
832.920.5069
Faculty Web Page

Hilary Harris, Ph.D.
Interim Chair, Department of Student Services

Associate Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: CASA 335N
281.290.3935

Gail Marxhausen
Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: CASA 325S
832.482.1017
Faculty Web Page

David Maslane
Associate Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: CASA 225H
281.290.3505
Faculty Web Page

Brenda Rivera
Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: TECH 216D
281.290.5919
Faculty Web Page

Rebecca Stasney Malter, Ed.D.
Lead Faculty – Fairbanks Center

Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: Fairbanks Center 220A
832.782.5056
Faculty Web Page

Julie Wilbur
Professor, Transitional Studies English
Office: CASA 220E
281.290.5258
Faculty Web Page

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