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ENGL 161 Academic Writing II: Writing for Inquiry and Research

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    STAFF, W.Ford, WilliamFord, WILLI, Johnson, Barrigar,D, Bigler,B, Brecheisen,D, AnnaBaez, Baez,M, Rensch, Bruhl,R, Russell Mayo, Jenks, costello, Michael Newirth, Green, H, Leick, Karen Leick, KESSLER JEFFREY
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  • Top Course Tags

    Lots of Writing

    Always Do the Reading

    Final Paper

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    Aug 12, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this class as this class's topic is writing about your field of interest or potential careers that you may be interested. This allows people to focus research their future better.

    Course highlights:

    Honestly, this course just puts all of your writing skills to the test. You have to be very descriptive in each of your papers.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Read the material and plan ahead.

    • Summer 2017
    • Green, H
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Requires Lots of Research Final Paper
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    Jun 04, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this class because, after taking this course, I noticed a significant change in the way I outlined and executed my writing.

    Course highlights:

    I learned lots of important skills throughout the duration of this course, however, the highlights included: learning more about evidence selection and learning to drift away from the standard 5-paragraph essay format. I learned that academic writing does not have to be as strict as it is made out to be.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    The single most important tip i have is to keep up with readings. It is important to stay engaged in class and understand what the professor and your classmates are discussing.

    • Fall 2016
    • Michael Newirth
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading A Few Big Assignments
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    Jan 11, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    Well its a necessary course, but Dr. Costello is a great professor. She comes to class each day with energy and tries to make a boring class a little interesting. She gives you plenty of time to complete assignments and although she isn't an easy grader. if you show her you work hard she'll help you.

    Course highlights:

    You learn how to write a really, really good research paper, but also how to write a literature review and several other valuable components to a good research paper. Anybody going into a research field will benefit from the class

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Stay on top of assignments and meet with the writing center and Dr. Costello often. All of these sources will help you succeed and will show the professor you want to do well. If you slack off on assignments its hard to catch up.

    • Fall 2016
    • costello
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Participation Counts Requires Lots of Research

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