Oct 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

ERH 250W - 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. Note: Writing Intensive course (W). Prerequisite(s): ERH 102  with a minimum grade of C.