Slavic 375B: Teaching Methods for Reading & Composition

Day/Time TBD, Dwinelle 6209. Instructor: Anne Nesbet.

Units: 3

This course is required of all Graduate Student Instructors teaching Reading & Composition courses in the Slavic Department.

Course to be repeated for credit each semester of employment as Graduate Student Instructor.  The purpose of this course is to introduce new GSIs to teaching Slavic R5A and R5B.  It will focus on preparation of teaching materials, including syllabi, and discussion of questions of pedagogy (teaching literature and writing, lecturing, leading class discussions, designing writing assignments, grading and formulating responses to student papers, working with students individually and in small groups).  The course will help you prepare for a career as a college teacher of literature and for the teaching component of job applications.  Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.