College of LS&A

Winter Academic Term 2004 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Sweetland Writing Center


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Winter Academic Term 2004 (January 6 - April 30)


SWC 630. Advanced Writing for Graduate Students.

Instructor(s): Caroline L Eisner (cleisner@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (1). May be elected twice for credit. This course has a grading basis of "S" or "U."

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This advanced writing course for graduate students is designed as a review of the basics of clear academic writing and an introduction to the demands of writing in graduate school. Topics include argumentation, drafting and revising, grammar and mechanics, audience and tone, and incorporating sources and quotations. Students receive extensive feedback on their writing from the instructor and their peers. (This course is not designed to provide intensive language study for nonnative speakers of English).

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of instructor required.

SWC 993(ECB 993). Graduate Student Instructor Training Program.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Barbra Smith Morris (barbra@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Must have GSI award. Graduate standing. Permission of instructor required. (1). May not be repeated for credit. This course has a grading basis of "S" or "U."

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This one-credit course is a hands-on workshop for Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) teaching and grading Advanced Writing in the Disciplines courses which undergraduate students use to fulfill the Upper-Level Writing Requirement. This course is mandatory for GSIs working in the Advanced Writing in the Disciplines courses, but may be elected by other GSIs interested in the course. The seminar is conducted two hours a week for seven weeks. In addition to readings, the course materials include student papers, sample assignments, and samples of student/teacher interactions. Topics addressed include Advanced Writing in the Disciplines standards, writing assignment design, English as a Second Language issues, as well as responding to students' writing, getting students involved in their writing and revising, conferencing with students, and grading. Registration is by permission only. Contact the Sweetland Writing Center.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of instructor/department


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