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Welcome to the MERLOT English Portal, an educational resource for teachers and learners of English at any level. You are invited to join MERLOT – it’s free – and contribute to this growing community of English instructors. Feel free to submit your own modules and assignments for evaluation, build collections of content specific to your teaching, and participate in a wonderful community of scholars.


The visitor will find a collection of links to Internet sites dealing especially with English and American literature. Users can search by single word or by several categories. A list of links to General Sources is also provided.

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Digital Commons Network: [Open Access] Arts and Humanities Commons
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Where You May Get it Wrong When Writing English - A Practical Guide for Students, Teachers and Professionals
This is a free textbook offered by BookBoon.In this lively and illuminating...
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Saylor Academy Open Textbooks
Saylor Academy, one of the leaders in Open Education, offers educators,...
Children's Folklore
A collection of original essays by scholars from a variety of fields—including...
What We Really Value: Beyond Rubrics in Teaching and Assessing Writing
The result of a long-term study of one university's introductory...
(Re)Articulating Writing Assessment for Teaching and Learning
Brian Huot's aim for this book is both ambitious and provocative. He wants...
Out of Style: Reanimating Stylistic Study in Composition and Rhetoric
Paul Butler applauds the emerging interest in the study of style among...
Literacy, Sexuality, Pedagogy: Theory and Practice for Composition Studies
Despite its centrality to much of contemporary personal and public discourse,...

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