Humanities

Cherice Montgomery

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Cherice Montgomery holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy with an emphasis in Learning, Technology, & Culture from Michigan State University.  Her research explores the potential of transliteracy, social technologies, and design-based pedagogies for affecting change in world language teacher education and professional development.

Cherice’s professional endeavors have included the design and facilitation of a variety of grant-funded summer institutes and webinars aimed at helping world language educators to develop skills in mentoring, leadership, pedagogy, project-based language learning, and technology.  She has also served as co-chair of the ACTFL Pimsleur Research Award Committee, as an advisory board member for several different Language Resource Centers, as a member of the New Visions in Foreign Language Education Task Force, and as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Critical Inquiry Into Curriculum & Instruction.  Additionally, she has worked with the Literacy Acquisition Research Center at Michigan State, the Top-of-the-Mitt Red Cedar Writing Project, and the MSU Writing Center.  Her work is informed by a diverse array of K-16 teaching experiences, and she has been honored with several awards for excellence in teaching, including the BYU Faculty Women’s Association Teaching Award, the Kansas Foreign Language Teacher of the Year Award, and USD 259’s Good Apple Award.

Cherice currently coordinates the Spanish Teaching Major Program at Brigham Young University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in assessment, language teaching methods, and technology, and mentors teachers regarding dual language immersion and literacy development.

Games and Play

BYU Course Code: 
IHUM 280
Course Description: 

Games and Play (IHumanities 280) asks how the humanities might approach aesthetic objects (games) that have a strong design component. It explores some of the formal, interpretive, and ethical questions that games raise, in addition to considering some of the ways in which more traditional media, such as films and literature, have portrayed games.

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Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
Yes
Prerequisites: 
None
CID Category: 
Design
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Writing for Child & Adolescent

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 320R
Course Description: 

Theory and practice of writing prose and verse for youth readership. Specific attention to requirements of picture books, middle-grade novels, and young adult stories.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
ENGL 218R.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity
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Creative Writing Projects

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 419R
Course Description: 

Individual major creative writing projects: novel, novella, play, poetry collection, short stories, or essays.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
ENGL 317R; or ENGL 318R; or ENGL 319R.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity
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Creative Wrtg Projects Fiction

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 419R
Course Description: 

Individual major creative writing projects: novel, novella, play, poetry collection, short stories, or essays.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
ENGL 317R; or ENGL 318R; or ENGL 319R.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity
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Creative Wrtg Projects Poetry

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 419R
Course Description: 

Individual major creative writing projects: novel, novella, play, poetry collection, short stories, or essays.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
ENGL 317R; or ENGL 318R; or ENGL 319R.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity
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Projects in Creative Nonfict

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 419R
Course Description: 

Individual major creative writing projects: novel, novella, play, poetry collection, short stories, or essays.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
ENGL 317R; or ENGL 318R; or ENGL 319R.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity
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Creative Writing Theory

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 617R
Course Description: 

Theories and techniques of creative writers, primarily in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
None.
CID Category: 
Creativity
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Creative Nonfiction Workshop

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 667R
Course Description: 

Writing creative nonfiction. Individual consideration of manuscripts.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Engl 317R or 318R; Engl 419R; or instructor's consent.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity
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Fiction Workshop

BYU Course Code: 
ENGL 668R
Course Description: 

Writing fiction. Individual consideration of manuscripts.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Engl 318R or 319R; Engl 419R; or instructor's consent.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity
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