Genre-based Writing for the 21 Century Multilingual Students

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Genre-based Writing for the 21 Century Multilingual Students
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Fall 2012
Course Description

This Academic ESL writing course is designed to engage students on many levels: from composing to civics and multi-modalities of learning in multilingual classrooms. Students read articles that reflect the latest discourse in urban America and they blog their responses, views and reactions. Topics include contemporary issues in sustainability, urban farming, roof-top gardens, health and financial issues, as well as community activism. Projects include web research, shared reading/writing with the paired reading class, presentations, surveys and outside civic related initiatives, interviews and visits.


This course was created by: Dr. Lubie G. Alatriste

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