"The requirement that students master academic literacy in order to continue
their educations is still institutionalized in the great majority of writing
programs in this country. Yet this view of the monolithic power of
academic literacy is misleading, and itself politically oppressive."
"Arguing About Literacy"
Spring 2007 Classes
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220A: Teaching Composition in College
Designed to help you prepare to teach college composition, this course will focus on both theory and praxis, including study of pedagogies. As part of a teaching portfolio, you will prepare a syllabus, a writing assignment sequence, and a statement of your teaching philosophy.
125B: Writing and the Young Writer
This course provides an introduction to the theories and practices of teaching writing in high school; we will read, think, write, and talk about the processes of producing and consuming texts, assignments, and assessment criteria.