PLWP offers institutes for MWSU graduate credit as well as MWSU graduate courses which are taught by National Writing Project Teacher Consultants; these PLWP courses are available to teachers at the reduced tuition rate of $75 per credit plus MWSU fees. The PLWP spring courses count toward three MWSU graduate degrees. These bargain tuition rates are ONLY available to teachers who pre-register for courses through Prairie Lands Writing Project.
See Directions for Pre-Registering Here.
Spring 2019 Courses:
ENG 500 Literature for Adolescents
Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, 5:00-7:50 PM
January 16 - May 8
Course Description: Students will read YA novels, picture books, poetry, and discuss issues such as censorship, YA film, graphic novels, the verse novel, and more.
Dr. Mike Cadden (email@example.com
), Professor of English at Missouri Western State University and National Writing PRoject Teacher Consultant.
Note:This course is only offered during spring semesters.
ENG 512 or EDU 512 Teaching Writing with Technology
Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:20 PM
This blended course has some class time online and some on campus in Murphy Hall 106, MWSU
January 15 - May 7
Course Description: What does it mean to teach writing effectively in a digital age? In this workshop-style course, we will 1)explore digital literacy in its many evolving forms, including audio, video, web texts, social media, and media-enhanced presentations; 2) discuss the ways that technology has changed the way we teach writing, the way writers compose, and the ways audiences read digital texts; 3)design technology-based lessons to use in our classrooms.
Dr. Susan Martens (firstname.lastname@example.org
), Prairie Lands Writing Project Director and Assistant Professor of English at Missouri Western State University.
Note: This course is only offered during spring semesters. There is an additional computer use course fee of $45.