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Courses in LSA Sweetland Writing Center
Sweetland Center for Writing (WRITING)
WRITING 430. The Teaching of Writing
Consent of department required. (3). May not be repeated for credit. Rackham credit requires additional work.

This course aims to help students to become theoretically informed and well-practiced teachers of writing. During that process, students learn about writing, teaching, community service, cultural differences, and literacy practice.

WRITING 630. Advanced Writing for Graduate Students
Graduate standing. (1). May be elected twice for credit. This course has a grading basis of "S" or "U".

This advanced writing course for graduate students is designed as a review of the basics of clear academic writing and an introduction to the demands of writing in graduate school. Topics include argumentation; drafting and revising; grammar and mechanics; audience and tone; and incorporating sources and quotations. Students will receive extensive feedback on their writing from the instructor and their peers. This course is not designed to provide intensive language study for nonnative speakers of English.

WRITING 993. Graduate Student Instructor Training: Teaching Writing in the Disciplines
Consent of department required. (1). May not be repeated for credit. This course has a grading basis of "S" or "U".

This course is a hands-on workshop for Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) teaching and grading Upper-Level Writing Requirement. This course is mandatory for GSIs working in these courses but may be elected with permission by other GSIs interested in the course. Topics include Upper-Level Writing Requirement course standards, writing assignment design, English as a Second Language, responding to student writing, and conferencing with students.

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