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ENGL 331. Advanced Academic Writing

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Multiple definitions, purposes, audiences, genres and ethics in academic writing; relationship to workplace and civic writing. Historical and theoretical assumptions. Writing practice in various written and electronic genres.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop skills in managing varied genres of academic writing: such as exploratory essay, research report, annotated bibliography, article/book review.
2. Develop skills in writing for different purposes: explanation, persuasion, analysis, reflection.
3. Develop skills in analyzing audiences and adapting writing to different audiences.
4. Develop skills in electronic communication: accessing and using/responding to online materials, wikis, listservs, blogs, chats as appropriate to academic writing.
5. Develop enhancement of understanding and applications of rhetorical theory to academic writing situations.
6. Develop increased capacity to address ethical concerns in writing and technology appropriate to academic communities.

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