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Candace M. Barlow
B CUSP 135
Bothell Campus

Research Writing

Strengthens performance of college-level argumentative writing and scholarly research, critical reading and thinking, and the critique and the creation of print and new media texts. Prerequisite: either B CUSP 101, B CUSP 114, or B CUSP 134. Offered: AWSp.

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"Environmental Cultures / Cultural Environments" This course will strengthen your academic research and writing skills. You'll complete assignments designed to achieve that by building depth and breadth of knowledge in historical and contemporary environmental issues and debates, such as wilderness preservation, sustainable resource use, environmental justice, and contemporary food systems and values. Readings will come from these areas. You'll complete a course portfolio comprised of a shorter essay and a longer, final research essay / project. Expect to: participate actively in class, research carefully, and write extensively. The course also includes advanced instruction and support in the use of UW Libraries resources.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Candace M. Barlow
Date: 01/26/2010