EN 395 First Year Fellows Internship (3 credit hours)
The First Year Fellows internship provides students with
experience in mentoring and teaching first-year students, including
the one-to-one teaching of writing and speaking.
- Attendance at all FYS class meetings or events
- Preparation of all assigned material
- Meeting with course instructor and internship faculty
supervisor on request
- Fulfillment of all attendant course support as determined by
- Evaluation of FYS Fellows internship at the conclusion of the
- Modeling discussion and writing skills
- Leading class or small group discussion sessions
- Engaging in the peer editing process
- Responding to students' formal and informal writing (graduate
student fellows may have the option of grading)
- Meeting with individual students/groups of students over course
material, writing assignments, presentation preparation
- Conducting virtual discussion groups using Blackboard or Chalk
- Composing discussion questions, writing assignments, etc.
- Composing or contributing to the Blackboard or Chalk & Wire
- Preparing and leading a classroom session
- Reviewing literature/scholarship in designated areas with
- All course fulfillment opportunities are at the discretion of
- Anticipated weekly hours including class times, preparation,
student consultations: 6-7 hours.
- First Year Fellows may schedule student meetings in the
Writers' Studio or Irwin Library.
- The First Year Fellows' faculty supervisor will grade students
at the conclusion of the course in consultation with FYS
- The First Year Fellows' faculty supervisor will provide
pedagogical readings and discussion to assist the Fellows in
successfully completing their internships.
Angela Hofstetter, English Department, JH316A