English and Poetry Courses for Teachers

Teaching the Short Story: Principles and Applications

Course #: EDUC_714X

This course examines selected short stories spanning a range of authors from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Poe, through Henry James, Conrad, ...

CREDITS: 3

Learning the Meanings of Words

Course #: EDUC_712I

Learning a first language is a complex process which requires the learner to use many pre-existing cognitive and psychological abilities. ...

CREDITS: 2

Making Poetry Relevant to Students

Course #: EDUC_715H

This course explores various ways to effectively teach poetry and create lessons that can engage students. It will also analyze ...

CREDITS: 3

Punctilious Punctuation

Course #: EDUC_713D

Punctuation is the set of signals that give meaning to strings of words. Incorrect punctuation often has unintended consequences, ranging ...

CREDITS: 2

Teaching Shakespeare to Children and Young Adults

Course #: EDUC_714F

This course examines different concrete pedagogical approaches and philosophies for teaching Shakespeare to grades K-5 through K-12. How, for example, ...

CREDITS: 3

The Nightmare of Reason/Logic of Madness in Poe

Course #: EDUC_714W

This course examines selected short stories from Edgar Allan Poe's oeuvre, as well as his novella, The Narrative of A. ...

CREDITS: 3

Wrangling for Readable Writing

Course #: EDUC_717P

Good writing conveys ideas from the brain of one person to the brain of another person efficiently, accurately, and often ...

CREDITS: 3