SEED 3455 Theories and Practice of Composition

3 hours; 3 credits

Workshop in understanding the nature of writing and how to teach it. Writing as a process: invention, revision, editing; effective structures; writing about literature; experimenting with genres; writing as a way of learning. Social and linguistic influences on writing. Responding to other people's work. Frequent in-class writing; several short papers taken through drafts; compilation of a portfolio. This course is the same as English 3177 [50.14].

Prerequisite: English 1010 [1].

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