ENGL-103 - Critical Reading, Writing, & Thinking - Anne V. Powell
|Course:||Critical Reading, Writing, & Thinking|
|Professor:||Anne V. Powell|
You confront food issues every day, whether you choose to think of them or not, and these issues will impact your own health and society for your entire life. In this course, we use food issues (diet, GMOs, and biodiversity) as a frame to develop good reading, writing, and researching skills.
ENGL103 examines the principles of critical thinking as applied to writing and reading arguments on complex issues. Focuses on close textual analysis, argumentative writing, and logical reasoning.
What to Expect in this Course
In a 5-week course, you should expect a reading and/or assignment due 4-5 times a week on weekdays (Monday-Friday). Also, there will be a rough draft and a final draft due every week.
Types of Assessments
Essay, Discussion Boards, Quizzes
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Federoff, Nina V. Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientist's View of Genetically Modified Foods.Joseph Henry Press, 2004. ISBN: 978-0309097383
Sethi, Simran. Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love. HarperOne, 2015. ISBN: 978-0061581076
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Last updated: 09/14/2021 Sub#: 614