Johns Hopkins University
Teaching Writing Specialization
Johns Hopkins University

Teaching Writing Specialization

Teaching Writing Reading Learning Leader. Examine and apply theories and best practices to improve the teaching of writing to students of all grade levels and disciplines, in and out of a formal school environment.

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Mark Farrington

Instructor: Mark Farrington

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Specialization - 5 course series

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4.3

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Theories and practical methods to teach writing to students of all grade levels in all disciplines and situations.

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 months at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 5 course series

Teaching Writing Process

Course 119 hours4.4 (24 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • What the writing process is and how it can help improve student writing.

  • How writing as discovery, low-stakes writing and reflection can help students grow more comfortable and confident as writers.

Teaching Reluctant Writers

Course 215 hours

What you'll learn

  • Reasons why students might be reluctant writers, and tools and techniques to help them become more comfortable and confident as writers.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Teaching Creative Writing
Category: Teaching Personal Writing
Category: Teaching Reading and Writing
Category: Teaching Argument

Teaching Texts and Forms

Course 321 hours

What you'll learn

  • How to teach a variety of writing forms, including argument, personal writing and creative writing.

  • How to connect reading and writing in teaching your students.

Skills you'll gain

Category: conferencing
Category: scaffolding lessons
Category: mentor texts
Category: teaching reluctant writers

What you'll learn

  • Best practices for responding to student writing.

  • Strategies and techniques for teaching revision.

  • Theories and strategies for assessing student writing.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Involving students in assessment
Category: Assessing Writing
Category: Teaching Revision
Category: Responding to Student Writing

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Mark Farrington
Johns Hopkins University
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