Wendy Keyser

English Studies School of Arts and Sciences
Wendy Keyser
978.665.3983 Office: Miller Hall 212
Office Hours
Spring 2024

Monday 9:30-10:45, Thursday 2:00-3:15

Courses Taught

Writing I and II (ENGL 1100, ENGL 1200)
Mythology (ENGL 2620)
Introduction to Secondary Education (ENGL 2860)
Literature for Young Adults (ENGL 2910)
Practicum Seminar (ENGL 4012)
Teaching Reading and Writing across the Content Area (ENGL 4700)
Curriculum Design and Development (ENGL 8260)
English Studies Practicum
Special Methods in Teaching English


Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Education)
M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Special Education)
B.A., Carleton College (English)

Dialogic discussions about literature in high school classrooms
Critical thinking practices

I am working on a piece representing part of a case study of literary discussions in a high school English class, specifically focusing on the importance of facilitating dialogic discussions in lower-level classrooms. The title is: Choices about Structure and Openness: Creating a Dialogic Shift in a Lower-Level English Course.