(Prerequisite, graduate standing) This course provides an introduction to teaching composition at the college level, including an overview of current theoretical approaches to teaching writing, with special attention to ESL and multicultural issues. Instruction will include designing and sequencing writing assignments, creating grading rubrics and other assessment strategies, as well as practical advice for managing day-to-day classroom issues, like how to conduct group work. will include attention to how freshman composition courses contribute to the overall goals for General Education, especially in terms of writing skills.