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Course Description

Compositional theory and responses to writing across the curriculum will be covered. In addition, students will gain from inquiry questions and conduct research on tutoring methods, while participating in a community of writers that connects them to their own writing practice. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 1A.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will plan, formulate, and conduct their own research about writing and/or tutoring, requiring them to restate facts and assumptions, describe people and conditions, and explain the challenges and potential benefits inherent in any tutoring relationship.
  • Students will develop inquiry questions; debate, criticize, question, and compose responses to current pedagogical theory; and participate in discussions about writing center research
  • Students will observe and conduct research on writing practices across the curriculum, analyzing effective strategies to help developing and transfer-level writers.
  • Students will appraise and revise each other's writing, practicing and modeling best tutoring techniques Measure: role playing, observation, essay

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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