ENGW 1113: First-Year Writing Innovation Seminar
Seminar - 4 credits
- Covers special topics and novel approaches to teaching and practicing writing in a workshop setting.
- Explores how writing functions in a range of academic, professional, and public contexts.
- Offers students an opportunity to learn how to conduct research using primary and secondary sources; how to write for various purposes and audiences in multiple genres and media; and how to give and receive feedback, to revise their work, and to reflect on their growth as writers.
- In Writing for Community, Collaboration, and Change students design a community engagement course sequence to be piloted in Spring.
- They will develop writing skills with real-world application in academic and professional settings.
- Students will arrange a community-course partnership and explore the ethical, theoretical, and strategic considerations in developing equitable partnerships.
- Communication and collaboration with community partners are central, and students will develop a deeper understanding of social justice issues in Boston, a toolkit for advocating for social change through writing, and experience with the logistics and ethics of creating community-campus partnerships.
- Students will be practicing meaningful, real-stakes writing.
- This course meets the same learning goals and University requirements as ENGW 1111.
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