Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jun 24, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

WRT 221H - Theories and Practice in Composing, Tutoring, and Teaching - Honors. (4 Cr.)

(formerly ENG 221 and WRT 221) (GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area)
This course introduces students to the current theories of writing and composing both in print and digital environments, as well as to a variety of methods and strategies for teaching and tutoring. Students will learn about different learning styles, the various genres of writing, revision strategies, and helping writers across the curriculum, while enhancing their own writing, listening, and speaking. Intersections with issues of racial diversity, identity, power, ethics, and disability will be at the heart of this course. Students will also gain insight into the best practices in responding to multimodal texts and to the texts of multilingual writers. This course is designed for students who are recommended as potential Writing Center tutors and those interested in teaching careers. Students will be required to shadow current Writing Center tutors the first half of the course and to tutor toward the end of the course. Fulfills WEC requirement. Prerequisite: WRT 181  or WRT 181H  or FYS 100W  or CWP. With permission of instructor. Fall semester. Oweidat.