Course Description

Argument and Research, WR 39C

Guided writing practice in argumentation, logic, and inquiry. Readings are selected from current nonfiction and from materials students select from the University Library. Research strategies emphasized.

Key Information

Winter Quarter 2018
Instruction start date: January 8, 2018
Instruction end date: March 16, 2018
Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, English

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
General Education: Fulfills College of Letters and Science 2nd Half of R&C



UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
General Education: GE credit for the last course in lower division writing.

UC Los Angeles:
Writing II

UC Merced:
General Education: College Reading and Composition
Course Equivalence: UCM WRI 010
Speak to your advisor (# of quarter units)

UC Riverside:
Course Equivalence: ENGL 001B

UC San Diego:
General Education: GE Revelle Humanities

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Area A2 after petition

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: C2

Course Video

Prerequisites

Writing 37 or Writing 39B

Course Fees

$40 for course textbooks

Additional Course Information

Relevant Website

Course Creators

Daniel M. Gross
Daniel M. Gross is Associate Professor of English and Director of Composition at the University of California, Irvine; a program that serves over 10,000 students annually, and has offered fully online writing courses since Summer 2009. He has published and taught widely in the history and theory of rhetoric, specializing in the rhetoric of emotion. Relevant publications include The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science (Chicago 2006) and a co-edited volume Heidegger and Rhetoric (SUNY 2005), as well as articles in the field of writing studies. He has been teaching writing and rhetoric courses since 1991, his first year as a graduate student in the Rhetoric PhD program at the University of California, Berkeley. Daniel M. Gross is Associate Professor of English and Director of Composition at the University of California, Irvine; a program that serves over 10,000 students annually, and has offered fully online writing courses since Summer 2009. He has published and taught widely in the history and theory of rhetoric, specializing in the rhetoric of emotion. Relevant publications include The Secret ...

Daniel M. Gross is Associate Professor of English and Director of Composition at the University of California, Irvine; a program that serves over 10,000 students annually, and has offered fully online writing courses since Summer 2009. He has published and taught widely in the history and theory of rhetoric, specializing in the rhetoric of emotion. Relevant publications include The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science (Chicago 2006) and a co-edited volume Heidegger and Rhetoric (SUNY 2005), as well as articles in the field of writing studies. He has been teaching writing and rhetoric courses since 1991, his first year as a graduate student in the Rhetoric PhD program at the University of California, Berkeley.

Emily Brauer Rogers
Emily Brauer Rogers (Continuing Lecturer, English, UC Irvine) is currently the 39B Course Director at UC Irvine. She has developed online courses for UCI's 39A, B, and C courses and has experience in teaching and training other instructors about the best methods for online pedagogy. Her expertise in online courses has allowed her to also work as an Instructional Designer at UC Irvine where she has helped many professors transfer their classes online. She was one of the designers of the original online curriculum for 39A and has taught the course for six quarters online. She helped pilot the Canvas LMS for UCI's Composition Program and was instrumental in transitioning to the new LMS. She has continued to work with the 39A course as well as help administer 39B and 39C courses. Emily Brauer Rogers (Continuing Lecturer, English, UC Irvine) is currently the 39B Course Director at UC Irvine. She has developed online courses for UCI's 39A, B, and C courses and has experience in teaching and training other instructors about the best methods for online pedagogy. Her expertise in online courses has allowed her to also work as an Instructional Designer at UC Irvine where ...

Emily Brauer Rogers (Continuing Lecturer, English, UC Irvine) is currently the 39B Course Director at UC Irvine. She has developed online courses for UCI's 39A, B, and C courses and has experience in teaching and training other instructors about the best methods for online pedagogy. Her expertise in online courses has allowed her to also work as an Instructional Designer at UC Irvine where she has helped many professors transfer their classes online. She was one of the designers of the original online curriculum for 39A and has taught the course for six quarters online. She helped pilot the Canvas LMS for UCI's Composition Program and was instrumental in transitioning to the new LMS. She has continued to work with the 39A course as well as help administer 39B and 39C courses.

Bradley Queen
Brad Queen holds a Ph.D. in American Studies and has taught and administered in Composition and Rhetoric for over a decade. His research interests include various topics in writing and literacy studies: class sizes for multilingual composition sections, assessment theory, genre, portfolio pedagogies, and theories of student agency. He teaches graduate seminars focusing on pedagogy, and undergraduate composition seminars whose themes engage the broad field of free speech and expression. For the 2015-2016 Academic Year, he will serve as Vice-Chair to the University Committee on Preparatory Education (UCOPE), a UC systemwide body that oversees the Analytical Writing Placement Exam, which is taken by approximately 15,000 students annually. Brad Queen holds a Ph.D. in American Studies and has taught and administered in Composition and Rhetoric for over a decade. His research interests include various topics in writing and literacy studies: class sizes for multilingual composition sections, assessment theory, genre, portfolio pedagogies, and theories of student agency. He teaches graduate seminars focusing on pedagogy, and ...

Brad Queen holds a Ph.D. in American Studies and has taught and administered in Composition and Rhetoric for over a decade. His research interests include various topics in writing and literacy studies: class sizes for multilingual composition sections, assessment theory, genre, portfolio pedagogies, and theories of student agency. He teaches graduate seminars focusing on pedagogy, and undergraduate composition seminars whose themes engage the broad field of free speech and expression. For the 2015-2016 Academic Year, he will serve as Vice-Chair to the University Committee on Preparatory Education (UCOPE), a UC systemwide body that oversees the Analytical Writing Placement Exam, which is taken by approximately 15,000 students annually.

Instructors of Term

Emily Brauer Rogers
ebrauer@uci.edu

Christine Connell
connellc@uci.edu

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