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Heather L Arvidson
ENGL 197
Seattle Campus

Interdisciplinary Writing/Humanities

Expository writing based on material presented in a specified humanities lecture course. Assignments include drafts of papers to be submitted in the specified course, and other pieces of analytical prose. Concurrent registration in the specified course required.

Class description

English 197 is a writing workshop linked to Professor Staten's English 202. This 10-credit sequence serves as an introduction to the major in English studies. English 197 will provide students with a grounding in reading and writing practices in the discipline.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

This class will be run as a writing workshop: we will spend class time in support of generating, discussing, and reworking pieces of your writing.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Three 4- to 5- page essays, as well as additional writing tasks in preparation for these major papers.


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 Heather L Arvidson
Date: 11/09/2009