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Learning to Write
WRCT 209
Spring 2024
Section: 01  

Ask any writer and they'll tell you: writing is a process. In college, however, writing is often reduced to a rapid act of drafting before an imminent deadline. The question for most college writers, then, is this: If you want to learn to write, and if writing is a process, when do you get to practice your process? In this course, students will do just that: practice, practice, practice. We will read what scholars and practitioners say about writing to frame our own thinking about our relationships to writing and our practices as writers. Most importantly, students will write regularly, revise often, and review/workshop their peers' work just as often as they process feedback from the instructor. This course is especially appropriate for students who want to develop their writing skills and bolster their agency as writers particularly in academic settings. Assignments will include weekly reflections, a variety of writing assignments including personal writing, response papers, and two formal argumentative essays, regular writing workshops (peer review), and final writing project based on each student's individual disciplinary interests.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA WRCT
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-21-2024
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