Course Description for Teaching Practicum in the Writing Classroom
Teaching Practicum in the Writing Classroom
Prerequisites: Two of the three following courses are prerequisites:
The Subject of Composition, Five Major Problems in Composition,
The Grammar and Rhetoric of Sentence and Paragraph
and Permission of the Graduate Coordinator
Teaching Practicum in the Writing Classroom offers English graduate students one semester of supervised teaching in an introductory college writing class. Student practitioners will have the opportunity to deploy composition and rhetorical theory in the planning and evaluating of writing assignments. As apprentices, student practitioners will learn as well various styles and skills of classroom teaching and management.