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Joseph M Butwin
ENGL 281
Seattle Campus

Intermediate Expository Writing

Writing papers communicating information and opinion to develop accurate, competent, and effective expression.

Class description

For SUMMER 2007: This course will be a workshop for writers. My premise is that there is no better way to improve your writing than to write. Yes, reading helps, grammar helps, talk helps. Assignments and deadlines help. But you must write. I will provide most of the assignments and all of the deadlines. Iíll talk about writing and Iíll assign some reading from current newspapers and magazines along with some older material on Electronic Reserve. Iíll refer you to good sources for grammar and spelling. But you must write. And you will, at and for every meeting. Five weeks later, youíll be better writers.

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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.
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Last Update by Sherry May Laing
Date: 04/13/2007