WR122 English Composition
Continues the focus of WR 121 on academic writing as a means of inquiry with added emphasis on persuasion and argument supported by external research. Uses critical reading, discussion and the writing process to explore ideas, develop cultural awareness and formulate original positions. Emphasizes development of writing and critical thinking through logical reasoning, rhetorical control, independent research and information literacy. Prerequisite: WR 121. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
Distance Education: Web Course Information
- From the Instructor:
- This section of WR 122 will focus on the theme of food politics.
- Course Specific Requirements:
- Required texts are: Food, Inc. edited by Karl Weber, 2009; A Rulebook for Arguments, 4th edition, by Anthony Weston; and The Curious Researcher, 7th edition, by Bruce Ballenger. It is important that the right editions of the textbooks are purchased as there have been extensive modifications to both books, and older versions will not be compatible with class assignments. You will need the textbooks beginning the first week of class, so please order in advance, if possible. The main components of this course include 3 essays, 1 proposal/conference, and weekly readings, discussion posts, and argument and research activities. Students registering should have fairly recent WR 121 level experience including some familiarity with research skills and MLA format. All of the work for this class is done online.
- Web Technical Requirements:
- Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
- Students with Disabilities:
- Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
- To register, you need the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes.
- Please note that for many courses, additional fees may apply.
- To find textbooks, you need the CRN, Campus, Term & Course Number (ex. BA101).
|CRN||Campus / Bldg / Rm||Time||Days||Dates|
|WEB »||12550||-||06-Jan-2014 thru 22-Mar-2014|
Instructor: Andrea K Hills
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact Cascade
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