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)
Major Women Writers: Fairy Tales C16th-C21st An 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 Community An 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 Dream An 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 Superhero A 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 Ages A study of world literature from the late antique to the late medieval periods. Marymount University, Spring 2018Spring 2017
World Literature II: 1700 to the Present This 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
English Composition This 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 II In 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
Classroom Communication in English for International Graduate Students This 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 Intensive focus on communicative patterns students could use during the intensive session: talking about time, mealtime speech routines, worship and prayer vocabulary Andrews University at UNASP January 2010
ESL Intermediate Speaking and Listening listening and conversation with the Northstar textbook Andrews University Spring 2005
ESL Multilevel Culture, Language, and Civics listening and speaking with topics drawn from American history and civics Southwestern MI Community College Spring 2009, Fall 2008, Winter 2008, Fall 2007
ESL Basic Grammar Intensive overview of parts of speech, verb tense and aspect system, and declarative and interrogative sentence patterns Andrews University at UNASP January 2010 Andrews University, Summer 2009, Summer 2006
ESL Multilevel Writing and Grammar verb tense and aspect system and declarative and interrogative sentence patterns as well as the writing process for personal writing Southwestern MI Community College Fall 2008
ESL Intermediate Writing Intensive the five paragraph essay, narration, description, argument Andrews University Summer 2005
ESL Advanced Writing Intensive the writing process applied to a research project in coordination with the Advanced Reading Intensive Andrews University at UNASP January 2010
ESL Intermediate Writing the writing process and the rhetorical modes for personal writing Andrews University Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005
ESL Advanced Writing the writing process and the rhetorical modes for academic research writing Andrews University Fall 2014
ESL Advanced Reading and Writing Intensive reading and writing as integrated processes based on topical texts chosen in coordination with the students Andrews University Summer 2006
ESL Intermediate Reading Intensive the reading process with the Concepts for Today Andrews University at UNASP January 2010
ESL Intermediate Reading the reading process with Concepts for Today Andrews University Fall 2014
ESL Advanced Reading Intensive the reading process through topical texts chosen based on student interest Andrews University Summer 2009
ESL Multilevel Reading the reading process with the Reading Matters textbook series and some topical texts based on student interest Southwestern MI Community College Spring 2009 Fall 2008 Winter 2008, Fall 2007
TOEFL Preparation Intensive test overview in preparation for the paper test Andrews University Summer 2006
TOEFL Preparation comprehensive program review, test overview, and test practice Andrews University Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005
Introduction to Computer Information Systems preparation for Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) including computing fundamentals, key applications, and living online Southwestern MI Community College, Winter 2008
Sophomore English literature and writing Berrien 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