The Teaching of Writing

Ann Rea, The Teaching of Writing, Fall 2013

Course Description

This class prepares students to go out and teach writing to school students and students in Community Colleges, and in many other professional settings where writing is important.

Required Texts:

*Nancy Sommers, Responding to Student Writers: This is the only textbook that you need to buy*
Patrick Bizarro, excerpt from Composing Ourselves as Writer-Teacher Writers
David Bartholomae and Petrosky, Introduction to Ways of Reading
Richard Miller, “Arts of Complicity”
Mina Shaughnessy, excerpt from Error and Expectation
Barbara Mellix, “From Outside In”
Andrea Fishman, “Becoming Literate: Lessons from the Amish”
Susan Welsh, “The Student’s Use of Personal Experience in Essay Writing”

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