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ENGS 001 – FW: Written Expression

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: A foundational composition course featuring a sequence of writing, reading, and information literacy assignments. Students learn to write and revise for different rhetorical situations while increasing their mastery of academic conventions. Some sections designed for specific student audiences.

Section Description: In this course, you will practice the skills and habits of mind to craft written expression for a variety of audiences. With an enduring focus on process, you will be introduced to strategies for inventing and organizing your ideas. You’ll embark on independent scholarly research, driven by your own burning questions, and, through opportunities for frequent and substantial revision, you will learn to write and revise with increasing attention to the effects of your rhetorical choices. Writing assignments range from creative non-fiction to specialist research essays to magazine-style feature articles.

CRN: 13282

Section: I

Enrolled/Seats: 22/22

Days Time Location
TR 10:05 - 11:20 OLD MILL ANNEX A206

Instructor(s): Nicholas Stephen Adler

Meeting Dates: 13 Jan 2020 - 01 May 2020