WRT 104: Introduction to College-Level Writing
A pilot program for entering seniors in New York City public schools, this course served as an introduction to college-level reading and writing practices: learning to compose for college audiences, to read challenging texts actively, to make interpretations and claims, and to collaborate with others.
SCN 017: Creative Nonfiction for Summer College
A two-week enrichment course for high school students, it emphasized nonacademic writing—creative nonfiction, memoir, and the essay. Students wrote texts experimenting with style, genre, and subject, read contemporary nonfiction texts by varied authors, and heard from multiple guest speakers and visiting artists.
WRT 105: Practices of Academic Writing
The required FYC course at Syracuse, students studied and practiced writing processes, including critical reading, collaboration, revision, editing, and the use of technologies. They also focused on the aims, strategies, and conventions of academic prose, especially analysis and argumentation.
WRT 114: Writing Culture
Emphasized nonacademic writing: creative nonfiction, memoir, the essay. Students wrote texts experimenting with style, genre, and subject, read contemporary nonfiction texts by varied authors, and attended lectures/readings of visiting writers.
Presented a study and practice of critical, research-based writing, including research methods, presentation genres, source evaluation, audience analysis, and library/online research.
Student work (Soundbeat scripts produced for NPR):   
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