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Department: Extradepartmental
Term: 4th term
Credits: 0 credits
Contact: Steve Bazzetta
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
  • Vicki Hong Smith

Focuses on academic writing skills including documentation styles, and combines Saturday class meetings with online assignments and one individual conference.

Learning Objective(s):

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: • Apply strategies used in the three main stages of the Writing Process. Spiral strategies include brain storming, outlining, drafting, proofreading, rewriting and editing. • Formulate an effective thesis statement • Support thesis with concrete supporting details • Avoid global errors such as fragments, run-on/splice sentences, dangling modifiers • Avoid errors in tenses and agreements • Correctly incorporate quotation, summary, and paraphrase when citing outside sources • Correctly apply required parenthetical documentation and bibliographical documentation format

Methods of Assessment: class attendance
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 12
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

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Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail