What are the Goals of the Course?


   Introduction to college level writing and reading.

   Critical thinking and analysis skills.

   Becoming comforatble with college academic work.

Develop Habits for Learning

   To develop arguments and support them (respecting other’s perspectives).

   To learn/improve communication skills.

   Critical reading and exploration.

   Accuracy and thoroughness.

   Keep notes and records.

What are the ground rules?





   Academic integrity

What is the Approach?

Learn through discussion, reading, writing, and exposition.


   Informal- Journal - Notes, discussions, reflections.

   Formal - Papers, proposals, bibliographies, essay.