Courses currently being offered:
This is a list of all courses the department has offered. These courses are often not taught every year. Please contact the department for more information on courses not offered in a given term.
- WRT 451 THE RHETORICAL SENTENCE
Drawing on work in linguistics and rhetorical grammar (e.g., Halliday, Biber, Kolln, Hyland), this course investigates the sentence—its structure, its potential, and its limits in creating meaning. Students will learn about the form and function of “the sentence” and its parts, develop the ability to see patterns and possibilities within and across sentences, and create and analyze sentences of wildly different shapes. Assignments will regularly involve meaningful play with sentences. Through a final project, students will investigate some aspect of the sentence in extended discourse or discuss how knowledge of the sentence might be meaningfully integrated into a writing curriculum. This course is ideal for those interested in writing, writing education, or editing. Background in linguistics or grammar is not necessary. Open to undergraduates and graduate students.
Last Offered: Spring 2017
- WRT 571 WRITING PEDAGOGY
Last Offered: Fall 2018
- WRT 572 PRACTICUM IN TEACHING OF WRITING
Last Offered: Spring 2018