Department of English
Adlai E. Stevenson Bldg. 409
Campus Box 4240
Normal, Il 61790-4240
Welcome to the English Department
The English Education program provides hands-on experiences through numerous partnerships with communities, schools, and teachers, and it enhances professional growth for teachers at every stage of their careers.
Teaching of Writing, History of English Education, Writing Instruction.
LGBT Issues in Education, Drama in Education for Literacy and Social Development, School-University Partnerships, Preparing Preservice Teachers, Collaborative Preparation and Support of Urban Teachers to Reduce Attrition and Isolation.
Writing Assessment (portfolio and communal assessment), Literacy and Democracy, English Education, and Qualitative Research Methods.
Collaborative Writing, Composition Pedagogy.
The Intersections of Technology and Pedagogy, Emergent Pedagogies, Digital Literacies, New Media Studies, Web Design.
Fantasy and religious literature (especially cultural studies of fairy tales and myths worldwide),The teaching and learning of writing, Language use and development