English: Writing Workshop

ENGS 096 WQ3 (CRN: 14284)

2 Credit Hours

About ENGS 096 WQ3

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. May be repeated for credit with different content.


Winter Session Online Course: 12/26/13-1/10/14; Open to both CE and Degree students. This course may or may not fulfill degree requirements for UVM students. Please consult with your Dean's Office if you have any questions about applicability of winter session courses toward graduation requirements.

Section Description

This online writing workshop will challenge you to stretch your imagination and vocabulary (diction and syntax) to make creative connections in the process of writing for multiple purposes?in three genres (creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry)?while paying close attention to audience and point of view.

Section Expectation

To discover the essence of and your own aptitude in the craft of writing To expand, improve, and refine your writing skills and mechanics To learn the power and necessity of revision?and surprise To hone editorial skills in offering valuable feedback to peer writers To master invention and revision at all stages of the writing process To synthesize approaches to writing so that each nourishes the other To attain confidence in your ongoing potential as a writer One personal essay, one piece of fiction, one poem Three daily responses in your online Writer?s Notebook Responses to readings and active, prompt participation in Writing Discussions Dynamic involvement in online group peer-response workshops


Writing Pieces (3) 60% Writer?s Notebook entries, three/day 20% Peer editing workshop involvement 10% Responses to readings and Writing Discussions 10%


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