ENG5600-01.Composition Theory & Pedagogy.F13.Elstrom Park,Anne
Composition Theory & Pedagogy
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Goals: To introduce students to the theory and practice of teaching writing. Content: Students will examine a range of composition philosophies and pedagogies. Through extensive reading and peer-reviewed demonstrations, students will learn and practice a process-based approach to teaching critical thinking, reading, and writing skills in the writing classroom. Students will learn strategies for designing courses and assignments, facilitating discussions and peer reviews, integrating technology and research methods, and responding to writing through tutorials and written evaluations. Readings and presentations by practitioners will also introduce students to the philosophies and practices of Writing Across the Curriculum, the Writing Center, and second-language and basic writing instruction. Taught: Fall Prerequisites: ENG 3010 and ENG 3020. Approval of advisor and signature of instructor required for registration. This course is recommended for seniors who are contemplating applying to English graduate programs or contemplating teaching English at the secondary level. This course does not replace ENG 5700: Teaching English in the Middle and High Schools (5-12) or any other Education or licensure requirements.
Elstrom Park, Anne, "ENG5600-01.Composition Theory & Pedagogy.F13.Elstrom Park,Anne" (2013). Syllabi. 1783.