Teaching Experience

Available syllabi can be viewed by clicking hyperlinked course titles. Available student evaluations can be viewed by clicking on the hyperlinked semesters.

 I was the instructor of record for each of these courses unless otherwise indicated.

Course Title
(with linked syllabi)
Description Institution & Semesters
(with linked course evaluations)
The Fantastic in World Literature

An upper-level writing-intensive course exploring world literature from the early 20th century to the present with a focus on the fantastic as a response to the upheavals and instability of modernity.New Economic School, Spring 2023, Spring 2022, Spring 2021
The Hero in Popular Culture
An upper-level writing-intensive literature course focusing on how we define heroism. Texts are drawn from Russian and American popular culture, including fairy tales, novels, comics, and filmsNew Economic School, Spring 2021
Major Women Writers: Fairy Tales C16th-C21stAn upper-level writing-intensive literature course focusing on the ways that women writers have used the genre of the fairy tale to tell stories that engage the issues of women’s lived experience in the world. Lit II.Marymount University, Spring 2018
Discover 101: Stories of the Marymount CommunityAn inquiry-based freshman seminar in which students produced a podcast featuring interviews with people from a variety of university constituencies.Marymount University, Fall 2017
The American DreamAn exploration of the American dream of success and its manifestation in various genres of American literature. Writing Intensive. Lit II.Marymount University, Fall 2017
The Literary SuperheroA study of the “hero” and the “superhero” models in European and American literature. Emphasis is placed on the various heroic codes both as literature and as embodiments of popular visions, ideals, and desires of different eras. Writing Intensive. Lit I.Marymount University, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer I 2017
World Literature: The Ancient World A study of world literature from Gilgamesh and Homer to Virgil and Saint Augustine.Marymount University, Fall 2017
World Literature: The Middle AgesA study of world literature from the late antique to the late medieval periods.Marymount University, Spring 2018Spring 2017
World Literature II: 1700 to the PresentThis course surveys texts from Europe, North and South American, Asia, and Africa, focusing on common themes and intertextual connections.Purdue University Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013
Academic Writing Advanced English

Research writing course focusing on summary, rhetorical analysis, and synthesis of sources.New Economic School, Fall 2022, Fall 2021, Fall 2020
English CompositionThis course begins with personal writing in the rhetorical modes and advances to academic research writing.Marymount University, Summer 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2016
University of the District of Columbia Community College Fall 2015Ivy Tech Community College Spring 2011
English Composition IIIn this research writing course, students wrote several essays drawing on material from The Best American Travel Writing 2008 and then applied their skills to write a longer essay about aspects of the journey in their major area.Andrews University Fall 2009, (TA) Summer 2006
Intermediate English

An EFL conversation course focused on expansion of vocabulary and development of a nuanced understanding of English grammar.New Economic School, Fall 2021
Classroom Communication in English for International Graduate StudentsThis course focuses on improving the oral English proficiency and presentation skills of graduate students. Successful completion of this course results in certification of proficiency for the purposes of holding an instructional position at Purdue University.Purdue University,Fall 2011, Spring 2012Fall 2012
ESL Basic Conversation Intensivefocus on communicative patterns students could use during the intensive session: talking about time, mealtime speech routines, worship and prayer vocabularyAndrews University at UNASP January 2010
ESL Intermediate Speaking and Listeninglistening and conversation with the Northstar textbookAndrews University Spring 2005
ESL Multilevel Culture, Language, and Civicslistening and speaking with topics drawn from American history and civicsSouthwestern MI Community College Spring 2009, Fall 2008, Winter 2008, Fall 2007
ESL Basic Grammar Intensiveoverview of parts of speech, verb tense and aspect system, and declarative and interrogative sentence patternsAndrews University at UNASP January 2010 Andrews University, Summer 2009, Summer 2006
ESL Multilevel Writing and Grammarverb tense and aspect system and declarative and interrogative sentence patterns as well as the writing process for personal writingSouthwestern MI Community College Fall 2008
ESL Intermediate Writing Intensivethe five paragraph essay, narration, description, argumentAndrews University Summer 2005
ESL Advanced Writing Intensivethe writing process applied to a research project in coordination with the Advanced Reading IntensiveAndrews University at UNASP January 2010
ESL Intermediate Writingthe writing process and the rhetorical modes for personal writingAndrews University Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005
ESL Advanced Writingthe writing process and the rhetorical modes for academic research writingAndrews University Fall 2014
ESL Advanced Reading and Writing Intensivereading and writing as integrated processes based on topical texts chosen in coordination with the studentsAndrews University Summer 2006
ESL Intermediate Reading Intensivethe reading process with the Concepts for TodayAndrews University at UNASP January 2010
ESL Intermediate Readingthe reading process with Concepts for TodayAndrews University Fall 2014
ESL Advanced Reading Intensivethe reading process through topical texts chosen based on student interestAndrews University Summer 2009
ESL Multilevel Readingthe reading process with the Reading Matters textbook series and some topical texts based on student interestSouthwestern MI Community College Spring 2009 Fall 2008 Winter 2008, Fall 2007
TOEFL Preparation Intensivetest overview in preparation for the paper testAndrews University Summer 2006
TOEFL Preparationcomprehensive program review, test overview, and test practiceAndrews University Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005
Introduction to Computer Information Systemspreparation for Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) including computing fundamentals, key applications, and living onlineSouthwestern MI Community College, Winter 2008
Sophomore Englishliterature and writingBerrien Springs High School (Student Teacher) Spring 2007
Yearbook Production Berrien Springs High School (Student Teacher) Spring 2007
Accelerated Reading Berrien Springs High School (Student Teacher) Spring 2007

Research and Teaching Portfolio of Kate Christine Moore Koppy