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Division 5: Transitional Studies, Education & Student Success

Office: CASA 114
Front Desk: 832.482.1053
Fax: 281.290.3518

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

Faculty and Staff

Jason LaPres
Dean
281.290.3986
Office: CASA 114D

Anna Schmidt
Department Chair
281.290.3288
Office: CASA 220P

Julie Wilbur
Lead Faculty
281.290.5258
Office: CASA 220E
Faculty Web Page

Michelle DeWalt
Lead Faculty – Cypress Center

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