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.
This writing course will examine themes and topics from the connected course SMA/ENVIR/SIS 103. The class will emphasize the use of writing as a tool for active learning. It will encourage students' confidence in their own ability to synthesize material and analyze significant issues, break down the demands implicit in assignments, develop effective arguments, use appropriate revision strategies and evaluate their own writing and the writing of others.
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