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Writing & Reading SL Course

Course Overview: Storytelling … becomes a positive and powerful way to bring everyone to the table, validating what everybody has to bring, and using that as a way of studying this complex society we all share but in which we live differently depending on where we are positioned in it. Even though we may see it differently, because we’re sitting in different positions around that table, we all have something to add to this developing story about who we are as a nation, where we are going in terms of addressing our racial history, and other aspects of justice. “The…

Writing SL Course

Course description: Emphasis is on developing skills of writing, reading, analytical thinking, and research. Students are introduced to thought provoking ideas in readings from a variety of disciplines and learn to organize material, analyze ideas, and produce clear writing. These skills are the basis for success in all college courses and in professional careers. By reading, analyzing, and interpreting material from a variety of writers and, in turn, writing and thinking about the ideas, the student should become more proficient at communication skills. This course fulfills open and liberal arts electives. Course objectives (writing) Students will: 1. Use the writing…

College Writing and Research

Institution: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Discipline: English Title: College Writing and Research Instructor: Kathleen Dale COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH Student Syllabus, Spring 2003 English 102, sections 70 and 71 (3 credits), and Eng. 298, s. 002, for one additional service learning credit. These are partially online, service learning sections. In addition to the three class hours a week, students will spend about thirteen hours during the semester at a service learning site to be assigned. In addition, much of the work of the class will be done online at http://blackboard.mt.uwm.edu Instructor: Dr. Kathleen Dale Office: Mitchell 165A Phone: 229…

College Writing

Institution: Discipline: English Title: College Writing Instructor: College Writing Textbooks The Ready Reference Handbook: Writing, Revising, Editing, Jack Dodds, Allyn and Bacon, 2000, ISBN 0 205 31019 2 Plato Software (College provides) Online articles Course Description ENC 1101 is a challenging and exciting course. Opting to take this class with the 50/50 designation allows me to offer you the opportunity to meet half of the state mandated contact hours via our on line platform. Instead of spending three hours each week in a designated classroom, you will spend half of that time on line; the other half you will come…

Contexts for Reading and Writing Self and Society

English 101: Contexts for Reading and Writing Self and Society Tim Wandling English 101/Spring 2002 Office hours: Wed: 1:00 2:00 PM T/TH 9:20 10:35 Thu: 1 2:30 PH: 664 2796 Nichols, 362A Email: wandling@sonoma.edu Required Texts Shuster and Van Pelt, Speculations: Readings in Culture, Identities, and Values Lunsford and Collins, The St. Martin’s Handbook Melville, Benito Cereno and Bartelby Introduction This class is designed to allow you to develop and polish your own writing style as you engage with issues of contemporary culture and as you engage in the play of language. We will emphasize the relevance of writing to…

Writers Helping Writers

Writers Helping Writers Lecturer: Cathy Sayer Office: 106 Oelman Mailbox: 441 Millett Office Hours: MW 10:00 12:00 Phone: 775 2471 (my office) TTh 12:00 2:00 775 3136 (to leave message) Other times by Email: cathy.sayer@wright.edu appointment. Required Texts and Materials If You’re Trying to Teach Kids How to Write, Revised Edition, by Marjorie Frank A Writer’s Reference, 4th Edition, by Diana Hacker Course Packet for English 399: Writers Helping Writers Course Goals The primary goals for this course are: To improve both your writing skills and those of students at Stivers School for the Arts, while encouraging them to continue…

Technical Report Writing

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: The practice of technical writing, ranging from the simple memorandum to the long, complex technical research report. The course is designed for students in professional, technical and scientific programs. Prerequisite: English 106 or equivalent. THEME: “Understanding the role of writer and citizen through service-learning” TEXT: Technical Writing, Seventh Edition by John M. Lannon MATERIALS: 3 1/2″ disk; journal notebook; student guide COURSE OBJECTIVES: 1. To prepare effective documents, visuals and presentations by knowing purpose, audience, constraints of the situation, and strategies for organizing and presenting information. 2. To reinforce writing and revising as a process 3. To learn…

Writing 405

Course Rationale and Goals Writing 405 is the final course in the sequence of Writing Studios at Syracuse University. The course is intended to prepare graduating students to understand and take up the kinds of writing and rhetorical tasks that will be expected in the professional workplace. In this class, we will continually attempt to balance the tension between the “academic” and the “professional,” between theory and practice. Therefore, you will find yourself writing the forms and contexts you have become accustomed to as students, as well as in ways you may be less familiar with but that are common…

Social Action Writing: Witnessing Welfare

PRE-REQUISITE: Previous writing experience necessary. COURSE FULFILLS: Concentration in Creative Writing and Social Action OR Concentration in Women’s Studies AND Service Learning Requirement COURSE DESCRIPTION: Social Action Writing is a form of critical inquiry and an act of social responsibility. It is writing that witnesses, that breaks silences, that transforms lives. This is an advanced creative writing service learning class that centers on a particular public issue: welfare reform. Students will work collaboratively to research this issue, as well as co-create knowledge with those in the community who are affected by the new (Jan. 1, 1998) welfare reform policy. Students…

Writing Studio 1: Writing and Learning in the Community

When we experience something we act upon it, we do something with it; then we suffer or undergo the consequences. We do something to the thing and then it does something to us in return: such is the peculiar combination. The connection of these two phases of experience measures the fruitfulness or value of the experience. -John Dewey “Experience and Thinking” (139). Catalog description: Writing 105 develops students’ abilities to use writing for learning, thinking, and critical reading of complex texts. The classroom provides workshop discussions and practice in basic elements of the writing process. Instructor description: The purpose of…