Kim Phuong Trinh
Study and practice of good writing: topics derived from a variety of personal, academic, and public subjects. Cannot be taken if student has already received a grade of 2.0 or higher in either ENGL 111, ENGL 121, or ENGL 131.
Student learning goals
1. To demonstrate an awareness of the strategies that writers use in different writing contexts.
2. To read, analyze, and synthesize complex texts and incorporate multiple kinds of evidence purposefully in order to generate and support writing.
3. To produce complex, analytic, persuasive arguments that matter in academic contexts.
4. To develop flexible strategies for revising, editing, and proofreading writing.
General method of instruction
Lecture, small-group discussion, whole-class discussion.
Class assignments and grading
Two sequences, each comprise of: 3 shorter assignments 1 major assignment a series of low-stake writing activities And a portfolio sequence
70 % portfolio 30 % participation