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ERIC Number: EJ1080532
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 22
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-1534-9322
Working with Disciplinary Artifacts: An Introductory Writing Studies Course for Writing Majors
Ostergaard, Lori
Composition Studies, v43 n2 p150-171 Fall 2015
WRT 329: Introduction to Writing Studies is a course in Oakland University's (OU) Writing and Rhetoric major program that provides students with a survey of composition studies as an academic discipline. It includes an examination of the history, theories, research, curricula, and pedagogies associated with composition studies in the university. Herein the author describes her first attempt to teach this course in winter 2012 and her subsequent revision for the winter 2013 semester. This course design article includes course description and context, description of the institutional context, theoretical rationale, and critical reflection. The article also provides the course's catalog description and extended description, course objectives, list of required texts, list of assignments, and course schedule.
University of Cincinnati. Department of English, P.O. Box 210069, Cincinnati, OH 45221. Tel: 513-556-6519; Fax: 513-556-5960; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Michigan