(English 308JW ... "W" for Web) Offered by the Independent
Study program at Ohio University, for full Junior-level credit. All coursework is
conducted through the internet and students can enroll from anywhere in the world.
The course is in session during OU quarters and enrollment is continuous
when vacancies occur. (offered since 1996)
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(English 308J) Lab-based.
course is primarily intended to improve writing skills -- but students
do so while developing strategies for using computers in the writing
process. Language proficiency from basic grammar to stylistic polish is
emphasized as a platform for higher concerns of structure and insight.
Computers are used as both content and tool. Assignments are drawn from
a range of styles and forms: descriptive, personal essay, narrative,
investigative, comparative, persuasive, analytical, and interpretive.
Critiquing of papers examines style, structure, and logic as in any
composition course.. (offered since 1995)
(on-campus Freshman Composition: English 151)
Lab-based. This course uses a familiar art to illuminate and improve
writing skills. Movies give students a colorful, energetic source
of ideas and content to work with as they practice and experiment with
clarity, structure, fluency, and rhetorical control.