Quick Guide to ENWR


 
Course What is it? Who takes it? Who teaches it? Instructor training?
ENWR 105/ 106: Academic Writing I/ II A two-semester sequence to fulfill the first writing requirement First-years who scored below 490 on the SAT II Graduate instructors who have already taught ENWR 110 (mostly experienced college hires) Monthly staff meetings
ENWR 110: Accelerated Academic Writing A single-semester course to fulfill the first writing requirement First-years who scored 490-660 on the SAT II Graduate instructors (ENWR 380 vets, M.F.A. students, & college hires) In the first year, spring and fall training, bi-weekly ped pod meetings, class visits by elder
ENWR 210: Advanced Academic Writing A single-semester course to fulfill the first writing requirement First-years who scored 670-710 on the SAT II Graduate instructors (mostly ENWR 380 vets) In the first year, spring and fall training, bi-weekly ped pod meetings, class visits by pod leader
ENWR 220: Topics in Academic and Professional Writing A special topics writing course which fulfills the second writing requirement Any student interested in the topic (sports writing, writing for the web, etc.) Graduate instructors (generally those who have already taught ENWR 110)  
ENWR 380: Academic and Professional Writing A portfolio-based class which fulfills the second writing requirement Usually third and fourth years English department Ph.D. students in their second year, and some college hires Intro. to pedagogy in first year, pre-course training, weekly staff meetings, class visits by Jon & Greg
ENWR 107: Academic Writing Studio A one-credit, pass/ fail weekly workshop in English grammar and syntax Students already enrolled in ENWR 105/ 106/ 110/ 380/ 210 who struggle with English grammar, syntax, and idiom Instructors with ESL/ EFL training (usually not English department graduate students) Training provided by Dudley Doane and the Center for American English Language and Culture