Sunday, August 19, 2012

English 227 - Introduction to Creative Writing - Fall 2012

Welcome to English 227.  In this course, we'll be considering the variety in forms and genre of creative writing, and then examining the habits and mechanics of successful writing.


Course Policies

This is a detailed list of course policies.  Before asking questions regarding absences, assignment deadlines, and other policies, I do ask that you check here first.  If any policy is unclear, please copy the relevant section into an e-mail to let me know.

Course Description
A general overview of the course.

Teaching Philosophy - The Challenge for Student Writers
This is a look at how I view the teaching of writing.

Attendance Policy
Attendance is very important for your success in the course.  Here's the official course policy.

Citation and Plagiarism

Personal Conduct

Assignment Schedule

Reading Schedule
A schedule of the readings.  (This will be finalized soon.)

Assigned Texts
Please be sure to have these texts in your possession in time to discuss the readings for August 23rd.

Collaborative Novel Project
A sneak peak at our capstone project for November.

University Resources

College is stressful.  If the stress is beginning to overwhelm you, the Counseling Center can help you regain perspective.

A great source of tutoring for grammar, style, organization, and other aspects of writing.

Whether you face illness, grade trouble, or difficulty choosing a major, the Dean of Students office can provide the academic direction and support to help you find the right path.


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