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CAROL FITZPATRICK

Areas of Interest: Composition and Rhetoric, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century  American and British Literature, and Southern Literature


Contact Information
Email: cfitzpat@umbc.edu
Office: PAHB 312
Office Number: 410-455-2050

Education
M.A. in English, SUNY at Stony Brook
B.A. in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Biography


Carol  Fitzpatrick, Senior Lecturer in English, was the Director of the Writing and Rhetoric Division of the English Department from 1996 to 2009. Since 2009, she has been the Associate Director of the Writing and Rhetoric Division until Fall 2015 when she once again became the Director. In her classes, she  typically incorporates technology through Blackboard sites and encourages active student participation.

Her most recent book, co-written with Marybeth Ruscica and Vince Fitzpatrick, is The Complete Sentence Workout Book with  Readings, 5th ed. (Boston, MA: Longman, 2004). Vince Fitzpatrick was the co-author also on the 2nd alternate edition of The Complete Sentence Workout Book (Heath, 1991). With Marybeth  Ruscica Carol Fitzpatrick has co-authored Reading  Thresholds, 2nd ed. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999); Reading Passages (Lexington, MA: D. C.  Heath and Company, 1997); Reading  Pathways, 2nd ed. (Lexington, MA: D. C. Heath and Company, 1995); The Complete Sentence Workout Book, 3rd  ed. (Lexington, MA: D. C. Heath and Company, 1994); The Complete Paragraph Workout Book: A Concise Guide to the Writing  Process, 2nd ed. (Lexington, MA: D. C. Heath and Company, 1993); The Complete Writer’s Workout Book (Lexington,  MA: D. C. Heath and Company, 1988). She also has written travel articles for the Baltimore Sun and magazine articles.


Books


downloadThe Complete Sentence Workout Book with Readings
Longman, 2004

The Complete Sentence Workout Book with Readings develops students’ acquisition of skills in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics through an unparalleled assortment of exercises and activities, helping them gain confidence in their sentence skills so they can focus on writing.
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51KM91FGDNLReading Thesholds
Houghton Mifflin, 1999

Reading Thresholds helps basic readers develop analytical abilities and apply them to material they will encounter in college and in their careers. Students progress through a series of paragraph- and essay-length readings, moving naturally to longer selections as their confidence builds.
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books (1)Reading Passages
D. C. Heath and Company, 1997

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booksReading Pathways
D. C. Heath and Company, 1995

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booksThe Complete Paragraph Workout Book: A Concise Guide to the Writing Process
D. C. Heath and Company, 1993

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The Complete Writer’s Workout Book
Heath and Company, 1988

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