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Education T&L 2367

Education, Society, and Writing: Cultural contexts of writing

Margaret Hersman

Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: Second Writing Course
Prerequisites: English 1110

Text Books:

Title Author(s) Publisher ISBN
A pocket style manual, 6th ed. Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers Bedford/St. Martin's

Example Syllabus:

Course Objectives: Ed.T&L 2367 will provide the opportunity for students to consider who they are as writers, how they want to challenge themselves as writers, and what resources they need to support their growth as writers. Special consideration of the writing process will be connected to the teaching of writing and to the transfer of these processes into writing practice. Students will strengthen their writing skills and research strategies with a particular focus on the expectations of the APA documentation format.

Course Content: This second-level writing course is designed to help students reflect critically, both orally and in writing, on the social, political, and cultural contexts that influence today’s society. An exploration of current, social, political and cultural issues through reading, discussion, and writing assignments will provide the framework for the course.

Method of Presentation: Some lecture, group work, discussion, peer review, writing conferences

Method of Evaluation: Response papers, research reader, presentations, participation, portfolio


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