English | Teaching of Composition in College
W501 | 13453 | Farris/Anderson
W501 13453/14881/17790 FARRIS/ANDERSON
Teaching of Composition in College
(13453) 2:30p-3:45p T (17789) 1:00p-2:15p R
(14881) 1:00p-2:15p T (17790) 2:30p-3:45p R
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This course has two main purposes: 1) to provide Associate
Instructors teaching W131 for the first time with various strategies
for connecting reading and writing, preparing assignments, and
evaluating student writing; 2) to engage new instructors in
reflective practice through readings, speakers, and discussion of a
variety of approaches and materials.
Requirements include regular attendance of proseminar and consultant
meetings; observations of other W131 teachers, and a portfolio of
teaching materials and a reflective essay.
Texts: Photocopy collection of materials will be available.
This proseminar, required of all AIís teaching W131 at IU for the
first time, is offered for three credits on a Satisfactory/Non-
satisfactory basis; the three credits for the course may be applied
for the doctoral degree, but not for the M.A.