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Nugent, Teresa L Senior Instructor

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  • Dr. Nugent studies online and classroom pedagogy to enhance student learning. Coordinator for English & LA Program. In 2019, added 6 LAs to campus classes and 3 LAs to online. Coordinates CTL/FTEP Making Teaching and Learning Visible initiative. Specializes in early modern English literature. Mentors graduate student instructors and new PhDs in online pedagogy. Mentors TAs in classroom and online pedagogy. Research interests include fostering online community, evaluating online learning tools, generating discussion with clickers in humanities classes, analytical writing instruction, rubric design, and multimedia creative projects. Dr. Nugent works closely with Norlin's Special Collections to enhance student appreciation for manuscript and print cultures via object-based, hands-on activities.

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  • British literature, early modern English literature, Shakespeare studies, poetry, 19th century British novel, economic criticism, early modern religious history, early modern women and literature, literary history, cultural studies, online education, online learning, educational technology, higher education pedagogy

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  • ENGL 1001 - Freshman Writing Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
    Provides training and practice in writing and critical thinking. Focuses on the writing process, the fundamentals of composition, and the structure of argument. Provides numerous and varied assignments with opportunity for revision.
  • ENGL 3000 - Shakespeare for Nonmajors
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Introduction to Shakespeare. Introduces students to 6-10 of Shakespeare's major plays. Comedies, histories, and tragedies will be studied. Some non-dramatic poetry may be included. Viewing of Shakespeare in performance is often required.
  • ENGL 3026 - Syntax, Citation, Analysis: Writing About Literature
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Students hone their writing skills by closely analyzing the language in literary texts. The course will focus on the nuances of sentence structure and grammar, in order to help students become better writers and readers. Students will learn how to perform research in literary criticism and will write and revise a research paper, as well as a number of other short papers for different audiences. Students will learn and use citation methods within the discipline and will discuss the reasoning behind citational practice. Recommended prerequisite: completion of lower-division writing requirement.
  • ENGL 3563 - Shakespeare
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Shakespeare's poetry and drama.
  • ENGL 3856 - Topics in Genre Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Studies special topics in genre studies; specially designed for English majors. Topics vary each semester. May be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours for different topics.
  • ENGL 3930 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Provides academically supervised opportunity for upper-division students to work in public or private organizations on projects related to students' career goals and to relate classroom theory to practice. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: 3.0 GPA and faculty supervision.
  • ENGL 4830 - Honors Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Students accepted to English Departmental Honors are enrolled in this course.

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