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Soh Yeun Kim
ENGL 198
Seattle Campus

Interdisciplinary Writing/Social Science

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

Class description

ENGL 198 A is designed to help you learn to produce discipline-specific writing. In this course, you will have the opportunity to develop your ability to write and conduct research within the discipline of American Ethnic Studies to deepen your understanding of reading and lecture materials from AES 151 taught by Professor Rick Bonus.

While critically examining issues related to American Ethnic Studies with selected texts, this class emphasizes the use of writing as a tool for active learning. You will go through several processes in completing each paper, including conferences with me. Also, this class will be student-centered workshop; you will work closely with your peers to acquire skills of reading challenging texts, formulating logical arguments, and composing academic papers. In all processes, your active participation is the key.

Passing this class with a grade of 2.0 or higher fulfills the 5-credit English composition (C) requirement, or half of the 10-credit Additional Writing (W) requirement.

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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 Soh Yeun Kim
Date: 03/10/2014