Teaching English in Secondary Schools (TESS) (MA)
Tentative course schedule
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- Summer 2015
ENGLISH 6233 Workshop: Teaching Writing -- 3 unit(s)
ENGLISH 6100 Introduction to Graduate Study in English -- 3 unit(s)
Introduction to problems, techniques and tools of graduate-level study and research in English; to be completed before 9 hours earned in the M.A. program. Prerequisite(s): written consent of English Graduate Coordinator.
- Fall 2015
ENGLISH 6286 Studies in English Education: Milestones -- 3 unit(s)
ENGLISH 6233 Workshop: Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership for Writing and Learning (IWP Level II) -- 3 unit(s)
- Spring 2016
ENGLISH 6980 Seminar in the Teaching of English -- 3 unit(s)
Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): 620:201
Topic: Teaching Shakespeare in Secondary Schools
- Summer 2016
ENGLISH 6188 Seminar in Literature: Inquiry into American Literature -- 3 unit(s)
Selected generic, thematic, or critical topic or specific writer. Topic listed in Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): ENGLISH 6100 (620:201).
- Fall 2016
ENGLISH 6188 Seminar: The Short Story -- 3 unit(s)
Selected generic, thematic, or critical topic or specific writer. Topic listed in Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): ENGLISH 6100 .
- Spring 2017
ENGLISH 6259 Teaching Literature: Considerations and Complications -- 3 unit(s)
- Summer 2017
Courses to be determined, as selected in consultation with English graduate faculty and TESS cohort students. Six units of coursework (two courses) to be completed.
Examples of courses offered in the past (3 units each):
- Early American Literature
- Genre Seminar: Frontiers of Non-Fiction
- Genre Seminar: Teaching Contemporary Poetry
- Iowa Writing Project workshops offered at the 6000-level
- Performance and Technology in English Teaching
- Fall 2017
ENGLISH 6299 Research
Conduct supervised research on selected topic(s).
-- 3 unit(s)
Iowa Writing Project
Up to six hours of Iowa Writing Project credit may be applied to the degree (excluding ENGLISH 4133/5133). Generally, IWP institutes are offered at a rate less than full tuition.
Two courses each summer include some in-person instruction at UNI, set on a beautiful 900-acre campus. The city of Cedar Falls is a charming community, complete with a nationally recognized historic downtown, more than 100 miles of recreational trails and a variety of cultural and entertainment experiences.