ELI 521 - Writing for Academic Purposes I
Fall 2019, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language Institute (ELI)
Department: LSA English Language Institute


Waitlist Capacity:
Grading basis of 'S' or 'U'.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course focuses on the skills needed for writing academic papers. The course provides instruction and practice in the writing of a range of texts for academic purposes (e.g., extended definitions, introductions, descriptions of processes, and data commentaries). Students become aware of text-types and styles related to particular disciplines and develop skills and strategies to produce cohesive and coherent academic writing. In-class activities include individual and small-group writing tasks. Short papers are assigned each week and students are expected to rewrite in response to editing comments. Individual conferences with the instructor may also be scheduled.


ELI 521 - Writing for Academic Purposes I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
5Graduate Standing
Note: PLEASE NOTE: This is an online section. Students are required to attend one mandatory in-person class session (date, time, and location TBA). The rest of the work of this course will be completed asynchronously online, with optional face-to-face group meetings and consultations with instructor. Contact the instructor Katie Coleman with any questions.
002 (LEC)
 In Person
9Graduate Standing
F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: ELI 521 Section 002 meets on North Campus.
003 (LEC)
 In Person
4Graduate Standing
Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: ELI 521 Section 003 meets on North Campus.

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