ENGL 0583 - Issues in Rhetoric and Composition

Credits: 3

This graduate course examines current theory and practice in the teaching of writing. Topics covered include rhetorical theory, the relationship of writing to learning, approaches to teaching the writing process, lesson and unit plan development, writing assessment, and shaping instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners. While the primary focus of the course is writing pedagogy, students also have opportunities to study how various theories of rhetoric and composition inform their own writing. This graduate course is cross-listed with EGNL 0383 and is differentiated by assignments, learning outcomes and expectations at an advanced level.

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