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Jane J Lee
ENGL 108
Seattle Campus

Writing Ready: Preparing for College Writing

Builds writing confidence through frequent informal writing, and introductions to key learning strategies. Includes user-friendly orientation to library and research documents, revision skills, and peer review work central to 100- and 200-level college writing assignments. Offered: A.

Class description

This course is a bridge class in preparation for college writing. Over the course of four weeks, you will learn and practice the foundations for effective, critical writing, while also engaging in metacognitive reflection to consider your own learning processes. The larger goal for the class is to think about how you may enhance your writing by assessing your own strengths and difficulties.

Student learning goals

Be more comfortable as writers and gain confidence in writing ability.

Leave the class better skilled as college-level readers, writers and learners.

Become familiar and gain experience with campus resources and facilities.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

There will be three major writing assignments, one presentation, and a final portfolio.

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 Jane J Lee
Date: 09/04/2012