Three appropriate elective courses from English Department graduate offerings in any of the graduate majors. With prior approval as a POS waiver/substitution, 3 credits of appropriate graduate Curriculum and Instruction (C I) coursework may be used.
The study of literature is central to the humanities, offering us experience in assessing human behavior and motivation.
Through literary study we come to understand the power of language and literature to convey and construct individual and cultural values.
The phrase “desirable difficulties” was first coined in the nineties by psychologist Robert Bjork to describe learning conditions that introduced inconveniences to yield greater learner retention of material.
According to the literature, the more work that is required to learn a concept, the greater the mastery (Sparks, 2011).