Fall AP: AP English Literature

Developed for teachers interested in acquiring content and strategies for teaching advanced courses, these seminars will be facilitated by a master teacher and will provide a forum for the exploration and discussion of course content, best practices and instructional strategies.

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The course will divide its time; the first half working on grammar and the sentence, working with classroom activities that help students develop style and voice on the sentence level; the second half will explore strategies for paragraphing, articulating issues of coherence and unity and organization.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
CCR42429 Michael E. Degen On-campus 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017

Instructor: Michael E. Degen

Lead Consultant

In his twenty-sixth year as an educator, Michael E. Degen, Ph.D., currently teaches AP Literature, Pre-AP English II, and AP Lang at Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas, Texas. He has presented nationally for NTCE and ASCD, state conventions throughout the south, and numerous College Board conferences and institutes.  He has also provided consulting for over twenty five school districts in Texas. 

Additionally, he has read for the AP Literature exam for four years. Furthermore, he is the author of three books: “Crafting Expository Argument,” “Prospero’s Magic” and “Virginia Woolf: A Contribution to the Essay.”

Term: Fall 2017

Start Date: Nov. 04, 2017

End Date: Nov. 04, 2017

Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Length: One Saturday

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $185

Early Registration: $160 until August 3

Late Registration: $210 after October 24

Continuing Professional Education (CPE): 6

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0.6

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