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Macdonald, Christine Senior Instructor

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  • Dr. Macdonald teaches upper division courses in travel writing, along with first-year and advanced first-year writing. Her interests include creative nonfiction and digital composition.

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  • digital composition

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  • WRTG 1150 - First-Year Writing and Rhetoric
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019
    Rhetorically informed introduction to college writing. Focuses on critical analysis, argument, inquiry and information literacy. Taught as a writing workshop, the course places a premium on invention, drafting and thoughtful revision. For placement criteria, see the arts and sciences advising office. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • WRTG 1250 - Advanced First-Year Writing and Rhetoric
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Advanced version of WRTG 1150 intended for more experienced writers, this course meets the same goals as WRTG 1150 but at a more challenging level. Taught as a writing workshop, the course places a premium on invention, drafting and thoughtful revision. For placement criteria, see the arts and sciences advising office. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • WRTG 3020 - Topics in Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Through sustained inquiry into a selected topic or issue, students will practice advanced forms of academic writing. Emphasizes analysis, criticism and argument. Taught as a writing workshop, places a premium on substantive, thoughtful revision. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: WRTG 1150 or equivalent (completion of lower-division writing requirement).

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