Catalog Descriptions of Current Courses (Spring 2021)

  • Writing in the Academic Disciplines (Illinois State University)

 Introduction to research-based writing for multiple academic audiences.

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (Illinois State University)

Opportunity for creative writing of various kinds, such as poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

  • Special Topics in Literature: Narratives of Hope in Contemporary Literature (Illinois Wesleyan University)

Critical reading and interpretation of literary texts. Encourages close reading as well as oral and written work in articulating understanding.

  • Composition I (Bellevue University)

This course offers instruction in the principles of written communication and practice in writing, with emphasis on paragraph construction and the essay form.

Past Courses (2016-2020)

Creative Writing:

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (Illinois State University)
  • Introduction to Poetry Writing (Oregon State University)


  • Reading Interests of the Adolescent (Concordia University, Nebraska)
  • Texts and Contexts: Literary Studies (Illinois State University)


  • Composition as Critical Inquiry (Illinois State University)
  • First Year Composition (Oregon State University)
  • Composition I (Bellevue University)
  • Composition II (Bellevue University)
  • Writing the Future Today (Bellevue University)