English | Elementary Composition
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<b>ENG W131 ELEMENTARY COMPOSITION<ul><li>2087     8:30a - 9:20a
BH 333     Daily</li><li>2088     10:30a - 11:20a     BH 331
Daily</li><li>2089     1:30p - 2:20p     BH 237
Daily</li></ul></b><p>W131 is a course in academic writing that
attempts to integrate critical reading, thinking, and writing about
phenomena and issues in our culture. Rather than practicing a set of
discrete skills or often unrelated modes of discourse, the course
aims to build sequentially on students' ability to read both written
and cultural texts closely and critically and to analyze those texts
in ways that also engage and problematize studetns' own experience,
the perspectives of "experts" and the the world they live in.<p>W131
aims to show students how the use of sources,
agreement/disagreement, and personal response can be made to serve
independent, purposeful, and well-supported analytical writing.<p>In
summary, the course offers instructions and practice in the reading,
writing, and critical thinking skills required in college. Emphasis
is on written assignments that require synthesis, analysis, and
argument based on sources.