ENG 295A - Writing Center Practicum

Course Description

This practicum examines key issues in writing center pedagogy, writing pedagogy, and tutoring writing. The course provides a mediated instructional experience for working in group settings and one-on-one with students and their writing under the supervision of the Writing and Reading Center Director. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

ENG 112

Course Learning Outcomes

  • learn key tutoring and writing concepts through analysis of texts, observations, and experiences.
  • use pedagogical concepts to effectively comment on a variety of student texts.
  • synthesize information from course readings and the experiential learning conducted in the WRC and the classroom.
Human Dimension:
  • analyze and evaluate their own thinking and the thinking of others.
  • interact constructively in giving and receiving feedback with diverse perspectives and peers.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • contribute to an ongoing conversation and complete an experiential learning project that aids in the work of the WRC.
Learning How to Learn:
  • use reflection and writing to transform their thinking and consolidate learning.