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Session II (July 1 - July 26)
WRIT 199 - College Expository Writing II
Lynne Viti, Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program
An expository writing course for students who wish to continue polishing their writing skills beyond the WRIT 125 introductory college writing course. Students will learn to write thesis-driven essays, use evidence, learn to write from sources, and master research techniques and citation skills. Weekly individual student-teacher conferences provide individualized instruction. Class meetings will be devoted to practice drafting thesis statements, organizing the argument, employing evidence, developing of critical reading skills, analyzing assigned reading and student drafts, and exercises in style and technique.
Students who will not have graduated from high school by the time the class starts must submit, by at least two weeks in advance of the class, a writing sample, of at least three typed pages in length, for an English or social science course in high school. Students must have access to a laptop for each class session and tutorial meeting with the instructor.
T, Th; 1:00 - 4:00pm class time and one hour per week tutorial meetings with instructor on Wednesday afternoons.
1.0 unit (4 semester hours)