Professional Development: Teaching Practicum; Designing a Writing Workshop

This professional training practicum instructs writing students in the skills necessary for conceiving, organizing, and teaching writing workshops on two levels: public schools and colleges. The course covers the goals and methods of creating a syllabus and course description, recognition and evaluation of student writing abilities, and relating the writing workshop to existing curriculum. Techniques for working within school systems are stressed, along with how to stay happy and productive as a writer. Students design and submit two syllabi. Open to Creative Writing and Poetics students only; others by permission of the program. Cross-listed as WRI307W.
Course Number: WRI607W
Units: 2.0
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