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LIT-730 Teaching Composition (3) Course Level: Graduate

Teaching Composition (3) An introduction to the field of composition studies as well as the theory and practices of teaching academic writing. Students wrestle with fundamental questions about writing and the personal, social, and cultural dimensions of literacy; explore the nature of written discourse, the composing process, and learning; and discuss issues and examine current approaches in teaching for contemporary composition classrooms. Usually Offered: fall.