May 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

WRT 351 History and Theory of Composition



This course introduces students to major in theories and practices, from the nineteenth century onward, associated with the teaching of writing to secondary and postsecondary students.  These theories and practices include but are not limited to cognitive activities associated with writing, writing as a process, writing as learning, responding to student writing, the teaching of writing and ideology, and issues of gender, race, and class associated with the teaching of writing.  Students will be encouraged to develop their own theory related to the teaching of writing. Prerequisite: FCO 105  and WRT 290 .

3 credit hours