WRITING 405 - Contemporary Topics and Multidisciplinary Writing
Winter 2022, Section 001 - Everything Matters: How to Integrate Everything We Know and Write Into Our Climate Emergency
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Sweetland Center for Writing (WRITING)
Department: LSA Sweetland Writing Center
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
First Year Writing Requirement encouraged.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This class focuses on how writing works in and across disciplines when a complex issue demands an integrated response - in this case, the issue is global heating. Students will create writing portfolios that draw on their own majors and those of their peers to represent a holistic understanding of this vital issue and communicate it to general readers.

Course Requirements:

No specific disciplinary knowledge is required; all majors are equally welcome. Students will work individually and in teams to learn how climate change requires the attention of multiple disciplines, and will produce written analyses and digital presentations

Intended Audience:

All undergraduates interested in writing in any discipline and for general audiences who also live on Earth and plan to do so in the future.

Class Format:

Seminar, discussion, workshop.


WRITING 405 - Contemporary Topics and Multidisciplinary Writing
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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