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GEW 101B: Writing as as Rhetorical Act

Course Description:

Focuses on writing as a rhetorical act that (re)produces social constructions and power relations. Emphasizes writing for specific audiences and purposes and navigating genre conventions such as argument structure, evidence integration, style, and formatting. Includes critical reflection on the writing process during multi-draft writing projects that require substantive revision in response to peer and instructor feedback. Analyzes strategies for communicating effectively in diverse rhetorical situations, and applies those strategies to academic, research-based writing. 

 Enrollment Restrictions: Enrollment restricted to students in English Placement category 1 or 2, or students who have completed GEW 101A with a grade of C- (1.7) or better.

Satisfies GE area: A2