Both MA and Ph D students are eligible to complete a teaching mentorship for experiential learning credits. Intensive study of major American writers from 1900 to 1950.
Teaching mentors should be faculty in the English Department.
You will gain practical experience in working with and for others. Study of British writers of the 16th and 17th centuries.
You may also discover new strengths about yourself and uncover areas that need improvement.
Other Research Methods, 3 Credits Students select, in consultation with their advisor, at least one of the following methods courses. Study of contemporary theories of teaching writing with frequent summary/response papers on assigned readings and a research paper on composition theory.
English 4/649: Usability and User Experience Sociology 700: Qualitative Methods Sociology 701: Quantitative Methods History 701: Methods of Historical Research Communication 704: Qualitative Methods in Communication Communication 767: Rhetorical Criticism Other (needs to be approved by advisor and Director of Graduate Studies)C.
The prospectus is a brief overview of the master’s project that provides the committee with (in this order) the proposed problem and topic, the anticipated research method, a review of extant literature, a description of the study, the projected results and impact on the existing body of knowledge on the topic, and an anticipated timeline for completion.
The MA Paper, 3 credits The Master’s Paper will demonstrate a thorough understanding of existing knowledge and the ability to apply that existing knowledge to a problem of interest.
Experiential learning is a way to gain valuable practical experience that may lead to a job offer after graduation.
Available Courses and Credits Hours Ph D students in Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture are required to complete 6 credits of Experiential Learning during the course of their degree program (see Ph D Planning Worksheet, section E). Intensive study of a special theme, form, period, or group of writers central to the formation and development of American literature.