Objectives


  • gain familiarity with learning approaches connected to successful writing
  • compose in a variety of academic, professional, and civic contexts, including digital environments
  • undertake a productive writing practice, including revising
  • make and support arguments
  • acquire an introductory understanding of rhetorical analysis
  • practice critical and evaluative reading
  • understand the role of conventions in different genres
  • be introduced to the humanistic discipline of rhetoric
  • investigate questions of the humanities through rhetorical study
  • practice library research methods
  • evaluate primary and secondary sources
  • compose a researched argument