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Expository Writing for Elementary Education Majors

ENGL 313

 

$ 549.00


Instructor: Stacie Lee Mason MA
Credits: 3.00

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Prerequisite:

WRTG 150 (Writing and Rhetoric) or equivalent; college junior or senior status.

Description:

Learning to write as professional educators and to teach writing to children. Best taken before the professional sequence. Library research paper. Online access to Brigham Young University library services.

Course Content:

1. Writing and Teaching: "Twin Crafts"
2. Personal Voice: One's Distinctive "Sound"
3. Perspectives: Putting First Things First But Including Other Things as Well
4. Practical Applications: Using Writing to Get the Job Done
5. Considering Everyone: Making Writing and Lessons Accessible to All Populations
6. We Are Not Alone: Literacy As a Shared and Sharing Experience
7. Finding What We Want to Know: Initial Steps in the Research Process
8. Proposing and Persuading: Ways that Teachers Can Make Things Happen
9. Beyond Copying and Pasting: Dealing Critically with Information
10. Structures, Shapes and Sequences: Organizing a Paper, Article, or Report
11. The Champion and the Slob: Crafting Carefully and Obeying the Rules

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

Notes:

Carries BYU GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication credit.