Fall 2018

I'm teaching 2 courses this fall: ENG 099 and ENG 101 (Sadly, ENG 280, Introduction to Children's Literature, was cancelled due to low enrollment). Fall I classes start Wednesday, 12 September 2018.

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ENG 099.0722: We Are All Writers!

Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:15-11:15 a.m.

Writing Lab: Wednesdays, 11:45-12:45 p.m.

Basic Writing is an exciting course designed to introduce you to college level writing and to develop your college level writing proficiency through careful attention to the writing process. In this section of English 099, we'll focus on critical reading, the writing process, and skills for writing in-class essays and longer, research-based essays written out of class.

This course is about being a writer: how we write, why we write, and how to make that writing matter! It will prepare you for English 101 and beyond in a supportive environment. 

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ENG 101.0805: Words Matter (Composition I)

Mondays & Thursdays, 2:15-4:15 p.m.

In this section of English 101, we are going to focus on one of the essentials of being a good writer: how your ideas are shaped by outside information and how you can best work with research, pulling other people’s ideas into your own writing. If you can master this skill, then college-level writing will be a breeze for you because it’s the skill at the heart of all college writing, no matter what discipline you choose to study.

You need to demonstrate mastery over the ability to present your original, exciting and fresh ideas in context with what you are learning: not all of your ideas are your own. Part of the amazing college journey is learning new things all of the time. So, how do you incorporate those ideas into your own work ethically?

This course is about being a writer: how we write, why we write, and how to make that writing matter! It will prepare you for English 102 and beyond in a supportive environment.

Click here for the syllabus.

Click here for the course calendar.