This course will provide participants with an understanding of the various aspects of writing, the establishment of a common language for teaching and assessing student writing, and a practical prescription for effectively teaching the tools of self-assessment. Writing is not solely the responsibility of K-6 or Language Arts educators. Rather, it is the responsibility of all educators including those in the upper-level grades. Writing should be an integral part of all instruction, no matter the content area, as it is necessary in almost every subject area. This course will provide participants with strategies and skills to be more effective teachers of writing so that their students can succeed not just in their classes, but also in later schooling and their careers.
Carlow University ED 601 • Madonna University EDU 5830.30 • Notre Dame College ED 628 A • The College of Saint Rose EDT 666
The required text for this class is Teach Writing Well:How to Assess Writing, Invigorate Instruction, and Rethink Revision, by Ruth Culham.
Graduate participants earn 3 semester hours of graduate credit and will receive a transcript from one of our partner institutions below. Professional development participants will receive a certificate of completion for 45 hours of professional developments credit for face-to-face classes and 60 hours of professional development credit for online classes.
Introduction: Writing Across the Curriculum
Session 1: Introduction to the Writing Process: 5 Steps
Session 2: Writing To Learn: Quick Writes
Session 3: Formal or Public Writing
Session 4: More Ambitious Public Writing Projects
Session 5: Assessing Student Writing
Session 6: Another Point of View
Session 7: Six Traits Plus One Continued
Session 8: Sharing Writing
Session 9: Creating Even More Writing Opportunities
Session 10: Final Integration Project
Online 3-graduate credit courses are 13 weeks in length.
On-site weekend courses are held Friday evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday/Sunday, 8:30am-5:30pm.
Weekday courses are Monday-Friday from 8:00am- 6:00pm.
It is the responsibility of the student to check with their state, county, district, or school to ensure that all requirements are being met by the course you're taking.
Check the Partner Universities page for specific university information as well as course numbers which are specific to the university partner.
Students are required to purchase their own textbook, the information for which can be found here. If no book is required it will be specified on the list. We have copies of many of the textbooks should you wish to purchase directly from TEI.
Professional development (PD) participants receive a certificate of completion from TEI for 45 hours of PD credit for face to face classes and 60 hours of PD credit for online classes. These certificates are mailed within one week of the end of the class and reflect the course title, dates of attendance, and credit hour information.