Joan Adelle Graham
Expository writing based on material presented in a specific natural science 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.
The Interdisciplinary Writing Program (IWP) offers writing courses linked with specified lecture courses (see the Time Schedule for current offerings or contact the IWP office at 206-543-2190). These writing courses can be used to satisfy either the University's 5-credit composition requirement or half of the 10-credit "Additional Writing" requirement. Students can take up to three linked writing classes. In a writing link, students are members of a small community focused on materials and ideas introduced by a lecture course. Students gain a fuller understanding of problems, theories, texts, and events discussed in a lecture, and they find that, by writing, they extend and refine their thoughts. Most students say that pairing a writing course with a lecture course enhances their learning in both.
For more information, please contact the office of the Interdisciplinary Writing Program in the Department of English at (206) 543-2190 / A-11 Padelford / Marcia Woodard IWP Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org. Director Joan Graham (206) 543-0758 / A-19 Padelford / email@example.com See also the the IWP website: http://depts.washington.edu/engl/Undergrad/iwp.html
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