Academic Literacy & Writing by Dr. Harry Stein

The following series of articles represent 50 years of research and observation about helping students with understanding social studies content, organizing information, developing long-term memory, and expository writing. Dr. Harry Stein is a teacher, educator, curriculum director, and currently a professor at Manhattan College. Contact Professor Stein at for information about speaking, conducting literacy workshops, consulting work, or additional information.

An Introduction to Academic Literacy: The Big Short

Part 1 – Academic Literacy: Gathering & Organizing Information

Part 2 – Academic Literacy: Critical Thinking

Part 3A – Academic Literacy: Developing Long-term Memory and Notemaking

Part 3 B –Academic Writing: Media Writing & Website Design

Part 4 – Academic Literacy: Recognizing Writing

The Conclusion: Academic Literacy