WRI 1000: Academic Inquiry and Writing for Ascent Cohorts (2019-2020)

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This course provides first-year college students an introduction to academic inquiry. Its central purpose is to immerse students in the types of reading, writing, and critical thinking required by their new community – the university. Key elements of the course include understanding the rhetorical and cultural contexts that impact reading, writing, and learning; practicing the critical reading of academic texts; learning to develop insightful lines of inquiry and complex claims; and developing skill in the processes and conventions that lead to successful academic writing.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 29290 5 Mischa Willett
Final: Tu
11:00AM-12:20 PM
10:30AM-12:30 PM
Demaray Hall 356
Demaray Hall 356
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Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only. First-Year Ascent Prog Accept cohort(s) only.
Crosslisted with: GS 1000 CRN: 30204
Attributes: Academic Writing
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term