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Kevin Smith

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
ENWR 2510: Advanced Writing Seminar
Credits: 3
A single-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement-- intended to be taken during the first year of study-- this course approaches writing as a way of generating, representing, and reflecting on critical inquiry. Enrollment limited to students meeting benchmarks determined by the Writing Program.
ENWR 2520: Special Topics in Writing
Credits: 3
Includes courses on writing studies, corporate communications, and digital writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Completion of first writing requirement.
ENWR 2800: Public Speaking
Credits: 3
An inquiry-based approach to the development of a confident, engaging, and ethical public speaking style. Beyond practical skills, this course emphasizes rhetorical thinking: what are the conventions of public speaking? Where are there opportunities to deviate from convention in ways that might serve a speech's purpose? How might we construct an audience through the ways we craft language and plan the delivery of our speech?
ENGL 8900: Pedagogy Seminar
Credits: 1–3
This course prepares first year doctoral students for the teaching they will do here at UVa in both literature classes and the writing program. Covers topics such as classroom management, leading discussion, grading papers. Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.