102G - CN01 - Introduction to the Quarter and to SmartSite

102G - CN01 - Introduction to the Quarter and to SmartSite...

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102G SQ 2010 Class Notes 1 Words Matter: An Introduction to the Quarter Administrative The budget crisis has caused the UWP to have to cut 15 sections of upper-division writing this quarter. Please therefore decide by Wednesday whether you’re going to remain enrolled in this class, so that others can enroll who may be on the wait list. If you’re here and not yet on the wait list, you should continue to attend knowing that I cannot guarantee you a seat. Alternative Time for Final: I can reschedule with written permission from the entire class. Otherwise, I can give the final at two times. My father’s health JM introduces JM New for Today: Words Matter: An Introduction to the Quarter Ward, Bud, “A Word About Words” Lee, Jennifer, http://www.nytimes.com/2003/03/02/us/a-call-for-softer-greener- language.html?pagewanted=1 Here’s the Luntz memo: http://www.sourcewatch.org/images/4/45/LuntzResearch.Memo.pdf The university wants UWP 102G to expose students to others’ writing of various kinds on the environment, and to gain experience in diverse forms of writing on the environment: Practicing writing in a variety of formats and genres, including o Discourse analysis o Response essay, a/k/a “reading note” o Case study o Personal essay (Doremus, 42) o Op-Ed
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Practicing conventions of o Prewriting o Drafting o Revising (substance and style) and o Editing (surface correctness) Grammar Spelling Punctuation Documentation Two justifications o The university’s duty to prepare students to communicate well to diverse
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