ENGLISH 125 - College Writing
Section: 202
Term: SU 2010
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Course Note:
A study of rhetoric, both as a body of principles, and as a practical art, emphasizing the writing of expository and argumentative essays.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp, Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The study of grammar needn’t be dry and pedantic, and the thought of writing needn’t strike fear in your hearts. This course will challenge you to think about English grammar and the process of writing in entirely new ways. We will explore the ways in which the English language functions both structurally and socially: How do we know that slithy in Lewis Carroll’s "Jabberwocky" is an adjective even though it’s not in the dictionary? Who says I can’t split an infinitive? What will happen if I do? We will approach writing as a social activity; rather than writing in isolation and for an audience of one (the instructor), we will learn strategies for entering critical conversations that take place both inside and outside the classroom. We will approach writing as a process, not just a product, and you will spend considerable time revising your prose. You will learn that you needn’t have all the answers when you sit down to write, in fact, you shouldn’t. We will work collaboratively on a daily basis to develop skills in close reading, critical thinking, and analytical writing within the supportive community of the class.

Required Text: Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, and Russel Durst, They Say / I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing with Readings. ISBN: 9780393931747

ENGLISH 125 - College Writing
Schedule Listing
201 (REC)
P
70613
Open
1
 
-
MWF 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: 125 will be Permission of Instructor after first class.
202 (REC)
P
73945
Closed
0
 
-
TuWTh 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: 125 will be Permission of Instructor after first class
203 (REC)
P
70615
Open
1
1CSP Bridge
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Open only to CSP Bridge students
204 (REC)
P
70617
Open
2
2CSP Bridge
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Only open to CSP Bridge students.
205 (REC)
P
74155
Open
1
1CSP Bridge
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Only open to CSP Bridge students.
206 (REC)
P
73583
Open
1
1CSP Bridge
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Only open to CSP Bridge students.
207 (REC)
P
74823
Open
1
1CSP Bridge
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Open only to CSP Bridge students
208 (REC)
P
75019
Closed
0
 
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
209 (REC)
P
75043
Open
3
3CSP Bridge
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Only open to CSP Summer Bridge Students
210 (REC)
P
75217
Open
3
3CSP Bridge
-
MWF 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Open only to CSP Summer Bridge students
211 (REC)
P
75219
Open
1
7CSP Bridge
-
MWF 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Open only to CSP Summer Bridge students
212 (REC)
P
76375
Open
2
 
-
TuWTh 1:00PM - 3:00PM
213 (REC)
P
76898
Open
2
2CSP Bridge
-
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


Note:
Please be sure to purchase the "with readings" edition of _They Say / I Say_ (ISBN: 9780393931747).
ISBN: 9780393931747
"They say/I say" : the moves that matter in academic writing : with readings, Author: Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, Russel Durst., Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co. 1st ed. 2009
Required
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for ENGLISH 125 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Digital Innovation Greenhouse, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)