Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG100H1S L0201

ENG100H1S L0201 TR10-1
Effective Writing
Kaelyn Kaoma
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Brief Description of Course: Using a combination of in-class and take-home assignments, this course will help students from diverse disciplines develop their ability to think critically and write clearly. The course will give particular emphasis to the writing process, with a series of assignments designed to guide students from brainstorming, outlining, and structuring through composition, revision and proofreading to the production of a polished final draft. This course will involve regular writing assignments in which the rhetorical tools and strategies covered in-class will be put into practice. The format of the course will be collaborative and highly participatory, rather than lecture-based.

Required Reading: The McGraw-Hill Handbook, additional readings posted on Portal

Method of Evaluation: Video analysis (10%, critical response assignment (15%); argumentation assignment (20%); in-class writing exercises (10%); grammar quizzes (10%); participation (15%); final exam (20%).

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