Katharine Sullivan Sjostrom

    Email Address: ksulli2@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: English
    Title: Senior Lecturer
    Office: UH 1906
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Writing pedagogy

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Preferred major: Teaching of English. Prerequisite classes: All pre-student teaching coursework. Senior standing required.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    This research opportunity is part of a study on best practices in the teaching of writing. The student will have previously completed ENGL 486: Teaching of Writing in Middle and High Schools and will report on application and effectiveness of learned writing feedback practices within the practicum setting. More specifically, the student will report on any barriers to application of learned practices and the effect of these practices on their students' writing development.

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