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Jennifer Mc Collum
ENGL 197
Seattle Campus

Interdisciplinary Writing/Humanities

Expository writing based on material presented in a specified humanities lecture 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.

Class description

ENG 197 is the writing link for ENG 202, in which you should be enrolled simultaneously. Thematically, this composition course works in conjunction with your ENG 202 course; ENG 202 provides a broad range of approaches to language and literature, while the writing link applies those approaches to composition.

Student learning goals

This course is designed to help students reach several learning goals, including: • write critical and interesting academic prose on various chosen subjects • analyze and synthesize issues within critical contexts • formulate problems in response to “texts” • write as a social activity • participate in focused discussion • make/take opportunities for inquiry • revise/re-vision ideas and writing • translate active reading practices into argumentation

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Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


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.
Additional Information
Last Update by Jennifer Mc Collum
Date: 02/22/2010