Critical Indigenous Studies: Writing Foundations (Remote/In-Person*)

Fall
Fall 2020
Olympia
Native Pathways - Olympia
Evening
Evening
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
4
Credits per quarter

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writing, humanities, indigenous research methods

This course is designed to explore and critically examine writing through an inclusive Indigenous lens, and is for students who want to improve their critical thinking skills, expand their communication and problem-solving skills, and develop knowledge and skills in academic writing. This course will review and teach the writing process by hands-on activities and assignments to encourage well-developed writing habits.

Elements of writing explored and practiced: brainstorming, pre-writing, outlining, thesis statements and research questions, primary and secondary sources, rhetoric, grammar and mechanics, format (MLA, APA) drafting, editing and revision techniques. This is an inclusive environment for any student wanting to strengthen their writing, close reading, and critical thinking skills.

To successfully participate in this program students need access to a computer, smart phone, and internet. Students should expect to spend 3 hours a week in synchronous meetings using Canvas, Zoom, and the phone. Students will have access to alternatives to synchronous (in person or remote) participation if conditions require.

*If conditions allow, the following activities will occur in person: Outdoor, on-campus activities. 

Native Pathways Program students register using CRN 10243. All other students use CRN 10244. 

4

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Hybrid Online Learning - This offering delivers 50 - 74% of its instruction online, rather than via face-to-face contact between you and your instructors.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 6:00 pm
SEM 2 C1105 - Lecture

Located in: Native Pathways - Olympia