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Sushil Oswal
TWRT 211
Tacoma Campus

Argument and Research in Writing

Focuses on writing critical analyses of texts in the arts and sciences. Emphasizes close reading, critical thinking, and developing well-supported arguments as well as advanced library research skills. Stresses managing the writing process so that good work can be produced within given time constraints. Prepares students for upper-division writing tasks. Prerequisite: minimum 2.0 grade in either TWRT 112, T CORE 101, or ENGL 131; may not be taken if credit earned for TCXG 272.

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Research and Writing about Sustainability and Consumption. Many exciting readings and several interesting writing assignments with topics of your choice.

Please order your copies of these two required textbooks right away:

Richard Johnson-Sheehan and Charles Paine, Writing Today Brief Edition, 2010, Longman, (ISBN: 0205619568) Paperback


Worldwatch Institute, State of the World 2010, Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability, W. W. Norton, (ISBN: 9780393337266) Paperback

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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 Sushil Oswal
Date: 12/25/2010