English 391 - Spring, 2015

Teaching Creative Writing

Class Information

Instructor: Hicks, Jack
CRN: 32908
Time: F 10:00-11:50
Location: 248 Voorhies

Description

    Offered Spring Qtr. ONLY for 1st Year Creative Writing Graduate Students
    Senior Lecturer Jack Hicks (wjhicks@ucdavis.edu)

    Prerequisite: Graduate standing, eligibility for appointment as Teaching Assistant in the English 5 program.

    A seminar on the theory and practices of teaching introductory undergraduate creative writing, designed for new instructors of English 5F or 5P in 2014-2015. Reading, discussion and visitors to address designing and managing a workshop class, ways to facilitate creative writing workshops, encouraging and incorporating individual contributions to the course, methods of anticipating and coping with special situations and problems, and how to respond effectively to student manuscripts.

Texts

    Can It Really Be Taught, Heinemann