ELI 224 - Critical Reading for Effective Writing
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language Institute (ELI)
Department: LSA English Language Institute
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Mandatory credit/no credit.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Develop your critical reading, fluency and comprehension skills in order to become a more effective and efficient reader. You will analyze a range of academic texts in order to identify elements of effective writing and the ways you can apply these techniques in your own writing. Course materials will include texts that the class chooses together based on students’ majors and academic interests in order to build vocabulary and recognize organizational patterns used in different disciplines and writing situations. 

Course activities include:

Close reading of academic texts
Group annotation of texts 
Individualized extensive reading for fluency building with a weekly reading log
Summary and critique writing
Building a bank of useful texts in a citation manager such as Mendeley
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This course is designed for sophomore, junior, and senior international students, including transfer students and non-degree seeking students, or others who speak and write English as an additional language who seek to improve their academic English reading and writing skills. 

(2 credits)

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ELI 224 - Critical Reading for Effective Writing
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
F 10:00AM - 12:00PM

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