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Writing (AC)
Writing 0005W/X - Critical Reading and Effective Writing
This course introduces international students to academic reading skills and broadens their vocabulary base in order to provide a strong foundation for writing and responding critically to what has been read. Topics to be covered include context clues, detecting main idea(s), supporting details, dictionary use, word collocations, and academic discussions.
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Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Preliminary Year Program at Brescia University College.
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Extra Information: 6 class/lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Writing 0010F/G - Fundamentals of Academic Writing for International Students
This course will introduce academic writing skills to international students. Topics covered includes grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, topic sentences and thesis statements, introductions and conclusions, revision, the appropriate use of source materials and plagiarism, and the different kinds of academic essays.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G, 0011F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Preliminary Year Program at Brescia University College and Writing 0005X/Y or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 class/lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Writing 0011F/G - Introduction to Basic Academic Writing in English for Multilingual Students
This course for multilingual students will develop skills of planning and composing in the writing process, and pre-writing skills such as note-taking from lectures and academic readings. These will help students develop an appreciation for appropriate vocabulary, syntax, and style of the various discourse communities at the university.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron)
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Writing 0012F/G - Introduction to Advanced Academic Writing in English for Multilingual Students
This course will introduce multilingual students who have a good knowledge of academic essay format to those rhetorical and format-based skills necessary for advanced level writing in the disciplines. The course will discuss the reader-writer-message triangle as it applies to different writing forms within the academy. It is designed to help multilingual students develop the linguistic, rhetorical, and strategic competencies that they will need to succeed in advanced academic courses at the undergraduate level, and incorporates discussion of those issues that are culturally relevant to a Canadian academic community.
Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 0001F/G, Writing 0011F/G.   
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron)
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Writing 0015F/G - Advanced Academic Writing for International Students
This course will continue to develop the academic writing skills of international students by concentrating on research skills and incorporating citations through the writing process with review of principles of strong arguments and research. Students will also focus on fundamental rules of grammar and apply these to written work.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G, 0012F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Preliminary Year Program at Brescia University College, and Writing 0010F/G or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 class/lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Writing 1002F/G - Introduction to Writing in English
This course is an introduction to academic writing for first-year English as a Second Language students in all disciplines. Topics range from grammar, sentence structure, and paragraphing to the principles of scholarly argument and research.
Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 0002F/G, 1020F/G, 1021F/G, 1022F/G, 2101F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King’s)
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Writing 1020F/G - Writing: Introduction to University Essay Writing 
A practical introduction to the basics of successful academic writing, designed for first-year students in all disciplines. Topics will range from grammar, sentence structure, and paragraphing to the principles of scholarly argument and research.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
[This course will not serve as a prerequisite for any area of concentration]
(Brescia, King's)
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Writing 1021F/G - Basic Academic Writing for Multilingual Students
Restricted to first-year multilingual international and exchange students, this course follows Writing 0011 F/G. The course continues to develop skills of planning and composing in research essays and refines writing skills by introducing language and citation conventions and self-editing for more complex writing projects. Readings that explore questions of identity and relationships within western culture will stimulate assignments such as summaries, an annotated bibliography, and a research essay.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Writing 0011F/G, or permission of the instructor.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Writing 1022F/G - University Writing in English
Restricted to English as a Second Language students. This course will build on writing skills developed in Writing 0002F/G or 1002F/G. It will provide students with intensive hands-on writing practice on a weekly basis and offer opportunities to develop research-based writing skills through various academic forms.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G and 1021F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G, 1002F/G or the former Writing 0001F/G or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
(King’s)
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Writing 1025F/G - Critical Reading and Writing
Students will explore the assumptions behind academic discourse, critically analyze academic readings, and learn to write effectively for a variety of academic discourse communities.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G, 1021F/G, 1022F/G and 2101F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Writing 2023F/G - Advanced Academic Writing in English for Multilingual Students
Restricted to senior-level multilingual students, this course is intended as a follow-up to Writing 0012F/G. In it students will explore the assumptions behind academic discourse, critically analyze academic readings, and learn to write effectively for a variety of academic discourse communities. It continues to develop an awareness of disciplinary and genre specific exigencies of academic writing that were introduced in Writing 0012F/G, and it refines students' knowledge of rhetorical skills for incorporation of citations, for critical reflection and for synthesis of resources. Students will engage in complex writing projects such as the stand-alone academic summary, the annotated bibliography, critical review, the essay proposal and literature review.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G, 1021F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Writing 0011F/G or 0012F/G or 0002F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron)
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Writing 2101F/G - Introduction to Expository Writing
An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing. Seminars (limited to 15 students each) will emphasize practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of subjects and disciplines.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 2121F/G
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Writing 2202F/G - Winning Your Argument: Rhetorical Strategy in a Visual Age
An intensive and practical study of exposition in discursive prose, this course reviews the foundations of grammar, introduces students to the rhetoric of presentation and persuasion, and considers diverse types of prose across multiple disciplines, focusing an analysis of visual rhetoric and argumentation, including websites, advertisements, and other visual media.
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Prerequisite(s): Writing 2101F/G.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Writing 2208F/G - Teaching Writing
This course will provide the theoretical background and the practical experience students need to be effective writing teachers and more knowledgeable writers. Class study of composition theory and pedagogy will be complemented by a supervised teaching practicum.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, 2121F/G, 2111F/G or 2131F/G, or permission of the program.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Academic Calendar 2017 AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGES AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGE COURSE INFORMATION Writing (AC)
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