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GRAD 210. College and University Teaching-From Theory to Practice
(2-4) BERRY, HAMM
Graduate students who are interested in a career in college and university teaching will gain experience in applying pedagogical theories and evidence-based teaching into course design, implementation, assessment and evaluation.
GRAD 280AAZZ. Introduction to Graduate Writing Expectations
(4) NADLER, LUNSFORD
Prerequisite: Graduate students must have completed no more than one year of course work to enroll. Should students attempt to enroll in any section of this course other than GRAD/WRIT 280AA, students must ensure that their disciplinary field is included in that special topic of the course.
Graduate students who would like to develop their writing skills will have the opportunity to practice drafting and revising a variety of advanced writing assignments common to the graduate experience. Students will first study the rhetorical features associated with various advanced graduate writing genres before producing disciplinary-specific versions of these texts.
GRAD 280AA. Introduction to Graduate Writing Expectations
GRAD 281AAZZ. Introduction to Article Writing
(4) NADLER, LUNSFORD
Prerequisite: Graduate students must have completed the relevant research/scholarship to produce an article. Students who are still in the middle of their research projects will not be admitted. Should students attempt to enroll in any section of this course other than GRAD/WRIT 281AA, students must ensure that their disciplinary field is included in that special topic of the course.
Graduate students interested in learning the underlying conventions related to professional academic writing through article writing will have the opportunity to draft and revise a disciplinary-relevant article. Students will first study the rhetorical features associated with articles, by discipline, in order to learn the conventions pertinent to article writing in students’ chosen fields. Then, students will produce a discipline- and journal-specific draft of an article.
GRAD 281AA. Introduction to Article Writing
GRAD 282AAZZ. Thesis and Dissertation Structured Writing Communities
(4) NADLER, LUNSFORD
Prerequisite: Students must have completed at least one chapter of a thesis/dissertation and still need to complete at least one more chapter. Letter of approval stating that the student meets the aforementioned conditions and is a good candidate for this course must be submitting by the student’s thesis/dissertation chair.
Repeat Comments: Students who enrolled in any section of GRAD 282 for thesis support may repeat the course once should they meet the prerequisites when continuing on to their dissertation as part of one degree. Students who enrolled in any section of GRAD 282 while completing one postgraduate degree will be allowed to repeat the course if meeting the prereqs and pursuing 2nd postgrad deg.
Graduate students who have produced at least one chapter of their thesis or dissertation and who must still complete at least one more chapter will be provided with writing instruction, individual feedback, and writing time to complete their thesis/dissertation. Only advanced graduate writing will be drafted and considered in this course.