Cuauhtemoc T. Mexica
Study and practice of good writing: topics derived from a variety of personal, academic, and public subjects. Cannot be taken if student has already received a grade of 2.0 or higher in either ENGL 111, ENGL 121, or ENGL 131.
We will focus on two great ideas: government and nature.
GUIDING QUESTIONS Sequence One: Must the need for a stable social order conflict with the need for individual liberty? Sequence Two: How do we negotiate the world as it is and the world as we would like it to be?
Student learning goals
To develop your own tastes
To become more of yourself
To become more thoughtful and appreciative
To effectively communicate an idea and line of argument
To identify and amplify unsubstantiated claims
To construct professional documents
General method of instruction
Socratic and Collaborative
Class assignments and grading
Significant reading and writing on a weekly basis. Cumulatively, you will write over thirty pages and read prodigiously.
Classroom contribution and individual performance on assigned tasks.