CEAP 642 Cornerstones of Academic Writing (1 credit)

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Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

Overview

CEAP : Key strategies for graduate students across disciplines: reading scholarly texts for structure; learning to apply these structures in writing assignments. Four cornerstones of academic writing: audience, purpose, organization, and style. Identifying and targeting audiences, clarifying the purposes served by different writing projects, organizing ideas, and developing mastery of rhetorical and stylistic conventions. Audio feedback and multiple drafts.

Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

Instructors: Richard Cooper, Yvonne Hung, Renee Lallier, Noreen Jane Bider (Fall) Richard Cooper, Yvonne Hung, Mary Towers (Winter) Richard Cooper, Yvonne Hung (Summer)

  • This course cannot be counted towards course requirements of any graduate program.

  • 13.5 contact hours

  • **Due to the condensed nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is before 11:59pm of the 2nd class meeting, withdraw with financial penalty is before 11:59pm of the 4th class meeting.

  • For graduate students only.

  • Grading in this course is pass/fail.