Gregory J. Crowther
Expository writing based on materials presented in a specified natural science 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. Offered: AWSpS.
The current version of the course has 3 major modules: Writing a ScienceNOW Article, Writing a Scientific Journal Article, and Peer-Reviewing a Scientific Journal Article. Each modules includes the drafting and revision of a 3- to 5- page paper. All modules will also include work on understanding the primary literature.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
small-group and whole-class discussion
successful completion of BIOL 180 and BIOL 200
Class assignments and grading
three papers of 4-5 pages each, plus regular homework activities related to reading and writing about science