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ENGL 3908 [0.5 credit] Research and Theory in Academic Writing

Study of contemporary research and theory (1970s to present) on academic writing in elementary, secondary and post-secondary school, with emphasis on writing in university. Consideration of what academic writing entails, how writing fosters learning, and how instruction can help students develop their writing abilities.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Also listed as ALDS 3401.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing or permission of the instructor.
Lectures three hours a week.