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Lillian V Campbell
ENGL 121
Seattle Campus

Composition: Social Issues

Focuses on the study and practice of good writing: topics derived from a variety of personal, academic, and public subjects. Includes a service-learning component allowing students to engage with and write about social issues in applied ways.. Cannot be taken if student has already received a grade of 2.0 or higher in either ENGL 111, ENGL 121, or ENGL 131.

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In this course, students will discuss, read, and write about literacy education in America, including investigation into the range of literacy sponsors in students' lives, the different kinds of literacies that are prioritized inside and outside of the classroom, and the role that families play in literacy learning. In their service placements, students will observe the ways that local Seattle organizations cooperate and engage with families from a variety of backgrounds and with a wide range of needs in creating successful learning environments for children.

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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 Lillian V Campbell
Date: 11/11/2013