Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

ENG 686 The Teaching of Writing(GLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. An introduction to the principal issues, both theoretical and practical, in the teaching of writing. Topics such as the following will be approached through readings in the literature and class scrutiny of the participants' own experiences as writers: relations between speech and writing, models of the writing process; standard English, bilingualism, and bidialectism; special problems of English usage and orthography; strategies for overcoming blocks and interferences; evaluation of growth in writing.