Summer 2020 Online Courses

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2049W. Writing through Research

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 1007 or 1010 or 1011 or 2011.

Grading Basis: Graded

Instruction in academic writing and the procedures of library and Internet research leading to a large-scale research paper.

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Session Campus Term Class Number Instruction Mode Instructor Section Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
SS2 Storrs Summer 2020 1038 Online Carillo, Ellen W20 No Room Required - Online 15/19 Prerequisite: ENGL 1007 and 1008 or 1010 or 1011 or 2011 Writing Through Research is intended for students in all majors and fulfills one of the W requirements at the University of Connecticut. The first part of the course is devoted to working together as a class on a research project on the subject of technology in order to practice the elements of research, including how to develop a research question, find sources to guide this exploration, engage sources, develop a first draft, and revise this draft. The rest of the course is devoted to applying this methodology. Students will develop and explore an individual research question relevant to them, which will culminate in a large-scale research paper. Topics of previous research essays include: The health risks associated with cell phone usage The ethics of sex selection The role of social programs in urban settings The use of placebos in the medical field The effect of fast-food on Americans The place of authors,diaries, personal letters, and notes in interpreting their literature. To view the syllabus visit this url;