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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