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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Teaching Writing

June 22-July 31, 2015

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This course prepares graduate instructors of Cornell's First-Year Writing Seminars to teach courses that both introduce undergraduates to particular fields of study and help them develop writing skills they will need throughout their undergraduate careers. Seminar discussions and readings on pedagogical theories and practices provide an overview of the teaching of writing within a disciplinary context. As part of the course, participants develop written assignments designed to be used in their own First-Year Writing Seminars.


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Cornell University Summer Session
B20 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Telephone: 607.255.4987
Fax: 607.255.9697