WR312 201801 Undergraduate

Term: 
Fall 2018
Course: 
WR 312
Applies To: 
Undergraduate
Sections: 
Title: 
Principles of Tutoring Writing
Department Section Description: 

WR 312 Principles of Tutoring Writing is the gateway course into the Writing Associates Program, in which selected English majors and minors with demonstrated excellence as writers serve as writing tutors for students enrolled in lower-division English, Composition, and possibly Honors College Arts and Letters courses. Throughout the term, we will focus on the practical skills and ethical responsibilities of tutors who work with students on writing. We will learn, practice, and write about teaching theories and methods, writing assessment, and tutoring techniques.

Fulfills: 

Old Major: F-Upper-Division Elective

Upper-division Elective courses allow students to choose (or “elect”) courses or faculty specific to their own developing interests, enabling them thereby to shape their own educational experience.

Upper-Division Elective

Upper-division Elective courses allow students to choose (or “elect”) courses or faculty specific to their own developing interests, enabling them thereby to shape their own educational experience.

English Minor

English Minor courses offer students centuries of cultural experience and representation in poetry, prose, drama, film, TV, new media, and folk artifacts.  The English minor can focus and extend the values of a liberal arts education, while also providing extensive training in writing, speaking, and critical thinking.