ENGLISH 125 - Writing and Academic Inquiry
Spring 2022, Section 101
Instruction Mode: Section 101 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp, Su.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 5/3/22 - 6/20/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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This class is about writing and academic inquiry. Effective arguments stem from well-formulated questions, and academic essays allow writers to gain deeper understanding of the questions that they are exploring. In this course, students learn to create complex, analytic, well-supported arguments that matter in academic contexts. The course also hones students’ critical thinking and reading skills. Working closely with their peers and the instructor, students develop their essays through workshops and extensive revision and editing. Readings cover a variety of genres and often serve as models or prompts for assigned essays.


ENGLISH 125 - Writing and Academic Inquiry
Schedule Listing
101 (REC)
 In Person
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
5/3/22 - 6/20/22
Note: All 125 courses will be Instructor Consent after the 1st class meeting.
102 (REC)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 4:00PM
5/3/22 - 6/20/22
Note: All 125 courses will be Instructor Consent after the 1st class meeting.
103 (REC)
 In Person
TuWTh 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5/3/22 - 6/20/22
Note: All 125 courses will be Instructor Consent after the 1st class meeting.

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