Teaching Written Composition (K-12)

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
EDU
Course Number: 
324
General Education Requirements: 
W
Credits: 
2 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Fall

The primary purpose of the course is to provide the pre-service teacher with instruction in teaching writing in the elementary or secondary classroom. Primary emphasis will be on teaching writing as a process. Additional topics to be covered include: methods of teaching writing, writing as a developmental process, forms of writing, instructional guidelines for teaching writing, goals of writing instruction, teaching writing across the curriculum, integrating writing with literature and evaluating student writing. Recommended for all early, middle, and AYA English majors. Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA, C- or higher in PSY 101, EDU 220, and Sophomore Status.