eng3 - Lisa Hager The Department of English The University...

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Lisa Hager The Department of English The University of Florida P.O. Box 117310 Gainesville, FL 32611-7310 Local Address Here Phone: (352) Your Phone Number Here Fax: (352) 392-0860 [email protected] http://www.lisahager.net/ Attn: Dr. Paul Wiebe, Chair English Morehouse College 830 Westview Dr., S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314-3773 Dear Dr. Wiebe I am writing to apply for the position of Instructor of English as advertised on Higheredjobs.com. My primary area of study is nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century British literature, and I also have a background in twentieth-century American children’s culture. As a teacher, I specialize in the above subject areas as well as composition rhetoric, with an emphasis on technology-based pedagogies. As an instructor in the University of Florida’s Department of English, I have taught a broad range of composition courses as well as literature survey courses in my primary field of study. Throughout the over six years that I have been teaching composition and rhetoric, I have enjoyed the challenge of teaching non- English majors to write effectively and confidently in a variety of rhetorical situations. In Modes of Inquiry, a remedial class for incoming freshmen, I prepared first-generation college students for rigors of college writing and campus life by emphasizing the importance of considering genre and audience in making decisions about logic, tone, and subject in college writing. Continuing this emphasis on genre and audience, I organize my other first-year composition classes rhetorically rather than thematically in order to keep writing at the center of the discussion. In the design and practice of my British literature courses, I consider the contours of British literature
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course ENG 1001 taught by Professor Hager during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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