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Spring 2017-2018
ENG 581   P/D/F Only

Seminar in Pedagogy

Joshua I. Kotin

Required weekly seminar for all Department of English PhD students teaching at Princeton for the first time during the Spring 2018 semester. Balancing pedagogical theory with practical tips, the seminar helps students meet the challenge of their first semester in the classroom, while preparing them to teach courses of their own. Topics include: course design (preparing syllabi and lesson plans, teaching writing, writing prompts and tests); grading; leading discussions; lecturing; writing recommendations; and interacting with students and faculty.


Requirements/Grading:
Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
Classroom observations, Blackboard postings, and teaching portfolios required. Comparative Literature PhD students teaching for the first time at Princeton are also eligible for enrollment. All students must be precepting in the spring term, concurrent with the seminar.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42394 S01 03:30:00 pm - 04:50:00 pm M   McCosh Hall   24   Enrolled:14 Limit:15