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GRADUATE COURSES - ENGLISH

ENGL 529 WRITING WORKSHOP: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE3
A study of current research in the writing process and its applica­tion to personal writing and the teaching of writing. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
ENGL 539 WRITING WORKSHOP: INTEGRATING READING, LITERATURE AND             WRITING, K-12 3
The study of current research and practice in the integrated teaching of reading, literature, and writing, K- 12. Emphasis will be on understanding whole language philosophy, including the development of writing skills, understanding reading and writing as processes, and basing the teaching of literature and reading on current theories of language development. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
ENGL 549 WRITING WORKSHOP: THINKING AND WRITING WITH COMPUTERS  3
Current theory and practice in the teaching of writing with special emphasis on the use of technology as it supports the writing process.  Students will compose, do on-line peer conferencing, and explore the Internet in a computer lab setting.  Through readings and discussions the class will explore such relevant topics as computer access and computer-based assignments. Prerequisite: A formal application and permission of the instructor.
ENGL 574 LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN  3
Study of the literature for children from early childhood through elementary school. Emphasizes literary and artistic quality and appeal to children. Requires reading children's books, reading critical theory and writing critical analysis. Offered even years.
ENGL 575 LITERATURE FOR YOUNG ADULTS4
Study of literature appropriate for junior high and high school students. Emphasizes literary and artistic quality as well as theory of response to literature. Requires reading of literature for young adults, reading critical theory, and writing of critical analysis. Offered odd years only.
ENGL 576 MULTI-CULTURAL LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN3
A study of literature portraying children and young adult minorities in both text and illustration.  Includes reading multi-cultural literature for children and young adults, reading critical theory, and writing critical analysis. Prerequisite: ENGL 374, 375 or permission of instructor. Offered summer quarter on demand.
WRIT 589 WRITING THEORY 3
A study of composition theory and the writing process. Requires reflection on writing practice and the teaching of writing, reading current research, and critiquing contemporary theory.
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