Teaching of Writing


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University offices will be closed but our Application for Graduate Admission will still be open.

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Graduate Certificate Program Summary

Description

The certificate in Teaching of Writing is designed specifically for students interested in enhancing their teaching skills in the area of writing. This certificate provides advanced coursework in rhetoric, literacy, writing and teacher inquiry. Students who successfully complete the certificate requirements will benefit from improved professional skills and marketability.

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Contacts

This graduate certificate is offered by the Department of English.

Graduate Chair

Dr. Marco Abel

Faculty Contact

Professor Shari Stenberg

342 Andrews Hall

Lincoln NE 68588-0333

sstenberg2@unl.edu

402-472-1861

Application checklist and deadlines

Required by the Office of Graduate Studies


See also: steps to admission.

Required by the department for this certificate

  • Plan of study approved by the director of the certificate program
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5

Application deadline
Rolling admission, contact department for more information.

Courses

The graduate certificate program consists of five courses. Due to the variation in credit per course, students will take 15 - 18 semester credit hours. Up to six credit hours may be taken outside the English Department.

Unless otherwise noted, courses listed below are 3 credit hours each.

Required

Take at least one of these three courses.

  • ENGL 857A: Composition and Rhetoric
  • ENGL 957: Composition Theory and Practice
  • ENGL 957B: Nebraska Writing Project Summer Institute

Electives

More course information

The Course Catalog in the Graduate Bulletin provides course descriptions and prerequisites, grouped by subject area.

The Schedule of Classes specifies dates, times, locations, and instructors for courses being offered in current and near-future terms.

Departments: Have an update for this page? Contact Maggie Jobes.

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