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101, Composition & Rhetoric |
aim of this course is to give qualified part-time learners some
strategies to use for the writing they will do in college. Together,
we will examine basic skills of composing: how to generate ideas,
put them on paper, revise them, and make them appeal to a reader.
Writing well involves more than following a set of rules or formulas.
It means understanding and using the relationship between who a
writer is and who his/her reader might be. This class aims to help
you understand that relationship better by practicing it.
the semester, students do various kinds of writing. They write for
themselves and for others, analyze others' texts as well as their
own, argue and reflect, and begin to do research. Through synchronous
and asynchronous web-based discussions, students explore a writer's voice and purpose. Synchronous
discussions, like chat rooms and phone calls, enable students to
talk live and receive immediate feedback. Asynchronous forums, such
as email or online discussion boards, allow for ongoing interaction
among students and with their instructor. There are no prerequisites
for this course.
registration information, contact the Office
of Extended Learning. You may access any Web-based course for which you are
registered through WVU eCampus.