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EnglishOur English degrees provide students with strong writing skills, and a background in critical analysis, the structure of language, and literary history.
203 Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
Justin Young, PhDAssociate Professor, Director of English Composition Program & Writers' CenterPatterson Hall 229APhone: 509.359.7062Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Literacy, Writing Pedagogy, Digital Composition. Dr. Young is particularly interested in how writing instruction and writing center support can better prepare students across the K-16 continuum to communicate effectively in both print and in digital environments and to succeed in college. Forthcoming publications include two articles focused on writing and reading instruction across the curriculum in relation to the changes writing instructors will need to consider as states implement the Common Core State Standards.
Dr. Young has taught writing and directed writing centers across the country, including in New York City, Oklahoma, and California. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma, and a M.A. from the City College of New York (CUNY).
Selected Courses Taught
ENGL 511: Composition Pedagogy: Theory and Practice
ENGL 694: Practicum: Teaching First-year Composition
ENGL 697: Practicum: Teaching Advanced Composition
ENGL 201: Advanced Composition
ENGL 101: First-Year Composition