SWC 100 - Transition to College Writing
Section: 006
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Sweetland Writing Center (SWC)
Department: LSA Sweetland Writing Center
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Grading:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

In order to consider the transition to college writing, let's first consider four abilities of college writers who have made that transition successfully:

1. They are able to adapt their writing skills to many different subjects and assignments.

2. They are able to imagine to an increasing extent how their readers will receive their work and to show this awareness in their writing.

3. They are able to focus each piece of writing, develop it using various types of evidence and analysis, and to refine it for clarity and tone.

4. They have increasing confidence in their writing and tend to view writing not so much as test but as a process.

This course helps you acquire these skills by: focusing on all stages of the writing process, encouraging you to practice a wide variety of writing strategies, introducing you to a number of ways to generate and revise writing, and examining ways in which writing might change to suit different contexts. In-class discussions, peer review sessions, and bi-weekly student-instructor meetings will encourage you to view your writing as readers might and to concentrate on individual goals for your development. Keeping an electronic portfolio of your work will allow you to chart and reflect on your progress, compare the ways in which you have adapted to different writing situations, and embed blogs, slideshows, and other new media writing.

SWC 100 - Transition to College Writing
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ISBN: 9780321276698
Expanding horizons : short readings and images from unusual topics, Author: Susan Thurman., Publisher: Pearson Education 2006
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