Sarah S. Davis

MA/TESL Graduate Student Teaching Assistant

Iowa State University English Department - 203 Ross Hall

Office: Landscape Architecture 203

Sarah with help from Kitty



University of California Berkeley, Bachelor of English

California State University, Hayward, Professional Teaching Credential

Teaching and Learning

Iowa State University

Courses I teach:

English 150: Critical Thinking and Communication (Sect. HC, Davis, F07)

The purpose of English 150 is to prepare students for communicating successfully in academic courses, as well as in a future career and life as a citizen.

Courses I'm enrolled in:

Engl. 510: Computer Methods for Applied Linguistics

English 510 teaches familiarity with applications relevant to teachers, researchers, and administrators in TESL and language teaching; working with a wide variety of computer applications including web page design, word-processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet applications.

English 500: Proseminar in Teaching Composition (Sect. A4, Blakely, Noland, Myers, and Tremmel, F07)

English 500, Required of all new English teaching assistants, is an introduction to the teaching of English 150/250. We will focus on current
theories and practices related to course objectives, teaching methods,lesson
planning, development of communication assignments,and
evaluation of student performance.

English 524: Literacy: Issues and Methods for Nonnative Speakers of English (Sect. A, Vann, F07)

The course focuses on key theories, issues, problems and practical solutions for helping native speakers of other languages achieve literacies in English.