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Table of Contents - Teaching Writing: Theories, Histories, Contexts, Practices
ENGLISH 5519      Teaching Writing: Theories, Histories, Contexts, Practices
This course focuses on issues related to the teaching of English at the high school and college levels, with an emphasis on the teaching of writing. Issues addressed may include assignment design, teaching invention and revision, response to and evaluation of writing, collaborative learning, relationships between reading and writing, classroom uses of electronic media, and institutional contexts within which teachers work. The course is required of Graduate Teaching Assistants in the UMKC Composition Program, to be taken either prior to or concurrently with their first semester of teaching. Secondary English teachers and others interested in English teaching are also welcome.
Faculty: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: English Language & Literature