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Learning Goals

  1. Students will learn current theories, concepts, and models for the teaching of writing. 
  2. Students will understand the connection between rhetorical history, current theory, and practice.
  3. Students will become effective writers and communicators. 
  4. Students will develop and apply analytical thinking about critical issues and current debates in the field of composition and rhetoric.
  5. Students will gain practical experience in the teaching of writing.
  6. Students will understand the impact of technology on writing and the teaching of writing.
  7. Students will understand the values, standards, practices, and ethics of the profession.
  8. Students will learn common research methodologies in the field.
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