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|SPAN 401 - THE ART OF WRITING & FORMAL RESEARCH TECHNIQUES|
In El arte de escribir y tecnicas de investigacion formal (The Art of Writing and Formal Research Technigues ) you will focus on narrative, expository and argumentative modes of writing using college level discourse. We will also discuss the rhetorical situation, argumentation and suport of ideas, responsible documentation of sources, and research techniques. This course emphasizes writing as a process, which means that good writing involves several steps including brainstorming, planning, research, free-writing, editing and revision. The course emphasizes learning by doing and so you will analyze models of styles and techniques in order to be able to comprehend their effects and use them well. Then you will apply the techniques in your own work. Finally you will reflect on your process and analyze your own work and dialogue with each other about your choices. You will have the opportunity to revise all major papers. We highlight writing skills, however, if you apply yourself, you will improve your Spanish proficiency in all the skills. Reading and writing are excellent ways to greatly improve your literacy, fluency, vocabulary, and accuracy in Spanish no matter your current proficiency. Furthermore, communication and rhetorical skills transfer to any other languages you use!
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
OLD GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES, WRITING INTENSIVE