Summer 2015 Course Offerings

In summer 2015, the English department will be offering one of the certificate core classes, ENGL 7975: Developmental English in the Two Year College. This course, taught by Dr. Tracy Morse, focuses on the contexts and purposes of developmental instruction in the TYC, and explores methods for effectively engaging students from various backgrounds and abilities.  This course will be taught online during Summer Session 1, 2015. Students will not be required to attend classes on campus.  
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Spring 2015 Offerings

In spring 2015, the English department will be offering one of the certificate core classes, ENGL 7960: Teaching English in the Two Year College, as well as several other courses that could count for the certificate, including ENGL 8600: Writing Assessment, which is being offered once each week on Monday nights. Taught by Dr. Nicole Caswell, this course focuses on key issues that TYC teachers face, particularly around how, when, where, and why we assess students, from placement into college t...
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What Students Say

Several students have participated in our TETYC certificate program and gone on to exciting and enriching careers  at two-year colleges. Here are some alumni of the program and what they have to say ...   Matthew Herrmann (forthcoming) Andrea Robertson Herrmann (forthcoming) Wonderful Faison (forthcoming) Jennifer Smyth (forthcoming) Tiffany Artis (forthcoming)  
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Course Descriptions

The following course descriptions for the core and elective courses can help you to think through what classes you might take as part of the certificate program. Core Courses ENGL 7960 - Methods of Teaching English in the Two-Year College History and pedagogy of teaching writing in the two-year college. Emphasis given to the development of effective teaching methods. ENGL 7975 - Developmental English in the Two-Year College History and pedagogy of developmental writing in the two-year colle...
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Requirements

The graduate certificate in TETYC is designed for qualified candidates who wish to further their education in the field of teaching English at the community or two-year college.  This certificate is not offered online. Applicants seeking admission to this program must hold a BA, BS or an equivalent degree from an accredited college or university in the US or overseas.  Nonnative speakers of English will be required to submit a qualifying score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOE...
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