Academics

EDG 671

EDCG 671: Practice in Tutoring, Writing, and Reading Across the Curriculum

This course features direct tutoring experience in the UMass Boston Reading, Writing, and Study Strategies Center and a seminar in which students discuss a range of topics brought up by tutoring and their applicability to teaching. It consists of 3 hours per week of monitored tutoring of UMass Boston undergraduate students, individually, and teaching in small groups, as well as participation in a weekly seminar. Seminar topics address critical reading, writing about texts and literature, thinking about assessment, and other central issues of teaching reading and writing across the curriculum. Selected readings from literature in the field and reflective teaching journals are also discussed.
3 Seminar Hrs, 3 Credits