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2014-2015 Academic Catalogue 
2014-2015 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ERH 250 - Teaching Writing

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

An introduction to contemporary philosophies, theories, and pedagogies of teaching writing, as well as current scholarship on tutoring and writing centers.  Special attention is devoted to analyzing the role(s) of the teacher/tutor, responding to texts-in-progress, and continuing to strengthen cadets’ abilities as readers and writers. This course serves as a foundation in the principles in rhetoric and composition that will prepare cadets for (but not guarantee) employment as peer consultants in the VMI Writing Center. Cadets cannot take this course if they have already taken WR 220. Prerequisite(s): ERH 102 , WR 102, or EN 102, with a minimum grade of C.