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Writing From A Global Perspective (LGS-201)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0960-201-002
Instructor: Jonathon Cristol
Days: Tuesday Thursday 10:50 am - 12:05 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3

For Levermore Global Scholar Students Only
Online Synchronous: This Course Will Generally Meet On Zoom In Its Assigned
Time-Slot And Students Should Plan To Keep Their Schedules Free For That Time
Period. There Will Be A Handful Of Asynchronous Sessions, Which Will Be Noted In
The Syllabus At The Start Of The Semester. Cw; Gl

Course Materials: View Text Books

As a sequel to English 107, this course continues the development of students' writing skills. Students learn advanced rhetorical strategies (argumentation and persuasion, comparison and contrast, process analysis, narration and description) while studying such current global issues as environmental and natural resource management, world conflict and resolution, poverty, and terrorism. (Learning Goals:CW,G)

Learning Goals:   - To develop students’ critical reading, critical thinking, and writing skills.- To develop students’ writing skills in different genres and associated rhetorical styles (narrative, expository, argumentative essays, and research papers).- To analyze how the written word changes and how writers from diverse backgrounds and experiences express meaning- To investigate writing as a form of political activism- To experience hands-on the progressive power of literature and the written word- To conduct independent, in-depth research on a focused topic- To analyze global issues as an informed, thoughtful generalist.

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.


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