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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions A Academic Writing ACWR
Academic Writing ACWR

For more information about these courses see the Department of Communication, Media and Film website: arts.ucalgary.ca/communication-media-film.

Junior Courses
Academic Writing 201       Introduction to Academic Writing
An introduction to academic writing and to the genres of narrative, critical, and essay writing. Emphasis on developing an effective writing process, reading critically, developing arguments, and using and citing sources. Some emphasis on oral presentations may be included.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1T)
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Academic Writing 203       Introduction to Research Writing
An introduction to inquiry-based research writing, from formulating good research questions to conducting an information search, developing an argument, using sources effectively, and revising and editing. A focus on oral presentations may also be included.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1T)
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Senior Course
Academic Writing 303       Discipline-based Academic Writing
An intermediate level course in the writing styles, genres and modes of evidence and reasoning appropriate to academic writing in a specific discipline or disciplines. Emphasis on connections between reading, writing, critical reasoning and, where appropriate, other discourse forms such as oral and electronic presentation.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
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