ASIAN 503 - Academic and Professional Writing
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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May not be repeated for credit.
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Despite our many topical, regional, and disciplinary differences, we are all writers. This course is designed to introduce graduate students to diverse writing methodologies in order to prepare them for the academic and professional writing they will do throughout their careers. Focusing on strategies and techniques applicable across disciplines, we will also pay careful attention to disciplinary differences. Rather than suggesting a single formula for "good" writing, this course will sensitize students to the process through which they can decide what works best for them, enabling students to better find and express their ideas through writing. Course requirements include a lot of writing and revision of academic writing, peer editing, practicing daily writing, maintaining a writing journal, and reading course books.

Intended Audience:

Graduate students only

Class Format:

One 3-hour seminar period per week

ASIAN 503 - Academic and Professional Writing
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
M 5:00PM - 8:00PM
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ISBN: 9781591477433
How to write a lot a practical guide to productive academic writing, Author: Paul J. Silvia, Publisher: American Psychological Assoc. 2. printin 2007
ISBN: 9781439156810
On writing : a memoir of the craft, Author: by Stephen King., Publisher: Scribner Scribner t 2010
ISBN: 9780385480017
Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life, Author: Anne Lamott., Publisher: Anchor 1st Anchor 1995
ISBN: 0674737709
Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write, Author: Helen Sword
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