Course Description

This class will identify boy writers, look at how to overcome their resistance to writing as well as explore how things such as art can play a role in encouraging boys to write. Participants will create a portfolio of writing assignments and student samples which will engage and empower the boy writer.

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Section Title
Writing with Boys
Distance Learning - Media
Jul 01, 2018 to Jun 30, 2019
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (5 units) $495.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 3 days of enrollment will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawal requests submitted within 21 days of enrollment will receive a 95 percent refund. No refunds will be given after 21 days, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the end date of the course. Please return all course materials you have received. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

Note: Participants will need access to boy writers in a classroom, library, after-school writing club, YMCA, Youth Group, and/or family members.

Section Materials
  • (Mandatory) Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices by Ralph Fletcher Stenhouse Publishers ISBN 978-1571104250
  • (Mandatory) Jump Write In! : Creative Writing Exercises for Diverse Classrooms, Grades 6-12 by Judith Tannenbaum Jossey-Bass ISBN 978-0787977771
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