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ENGL 180: Writing Tutorial

English 180 is a one-credit writing tutorial class designed to develop students’ expository writing skills through weekly scheduled conferences with a Writing Resource Center Instructor. Goals are to produce clear, well-organized, and mechanically-acceptable prose, and to demonstrate learned writing skills throughout the term. Course content is highly individualized based on the instructor’s initial assessment of the student’s writing, and the student’s individual concerns. All students must produce a minimum of 12 pages of finished writing, and complete other assignments as designated by the instructor.

Dates: June 4-July 30, 2018

Session: 8 Week Session

Time: Individual appointments

Instructor: Megan Jewell

Credits: 1 credit

Department: English

ENGL 203: Introduction to Creative Writing

A course exploring basic issues and techniques of writing narrative prose and verse through exercises, analysis, and experiment. For students who wish to try their abilities across a spectrum of genres.

Dates: June 4-July 30, 2018

Session: 8 Week Session

Time: TuTh 6:00-8:15p

Instructor: Melissa Pompili

Credits: 3 credits

Department: English

ENGL 414: Advanced Academic Communication and Presentation

In this course, graduate students develop the interactive speaking skills needed to participate effectively in seminar-style discussions and other formal group situations. In addition, the class focuses on the skills international graduate students need to organize and deliver presentations for academic and professional audiences. This class will reinforce and expand on oral communication strategies students learned in the previous semester.

Permission of Instructor is required.  To register please contact Kurt Koenigsberger

Dates: June 18-August 3, 2018

Time: MTuWTh 1:30-2:50p

Instructor: Ana Codita

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: English, New 2018 Summer

ENGL 415: Academic Research and Writing

The course focuses on the skills graduate students need to write research papers. This class will reinforce reading strategies students learned in the previous semester and graduate students will learn to organize ideas, synthesize material from written and other sources, and develop organizational and rhetorical skills appropriate to their discipline. Students will also learn to use reflection and self-assessment to become more independent and competent writers. This class will reinforce and expand on writing strategies students learned in the previous semester. Activities include small group work, analysis of academic texts, writing in a variety of academic genres, revising and editing, and tutorial sessions.

Permission of Instructor is required.  To register please contact Kurt Koenigsberger.

 

Dates: June 18-August 3, 2018

Time: MTuWTh 10:30-11:50a

Instructor: Ana Codita

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: English, New 2018 Summer

UNIV 300: Premedical Concepts and Review: MCAT Preparation

This course is designed to comprehensively review all Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) content areas, as well as testing methods, and hone the skills students need to improve performance on the MCAT. This course will be team taught to include faculty expertise in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, physics, psychological sciences, and sociology. Critical analysis and reasoning skills will be emphasized. Students will gain practice working on MCAT questions that test knowledge and critical thinking. Faculty will provide directed feedback to students to assist them in their test taking strategies.  Completion of introductory courses in all subject areas above is strongly recommended before taking this review course.

The MCAT is administered by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges). Course materials include sample questions, two practice exams, and other materials from the AAMC.

May Term: 5/14 – 6/1, MTWRF, 9:30am – 1:00pm

View this course in the Schedule of Classes here.

Dates: May 14-June 1, 2018

Session: May Term

Time: MTuWThF 9:30a-1:00p

Instructor: Rebecca Benard, Susan Burden-Gulley, Greg Tochtrop, T. Kenney Fountain, Diana Driscoll, Arin Connell, Jessica Kelly, Jill Korbin

Credits: 3 credits

Departments: Biology, Chemistry, English, New 2018 Summer, Physics, Psychological Sciences, Sociology

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