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Buchanan, Angela

Teaching Associate Professor


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courses taught

  • ARSC 1080 - College Writing and Research
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 / Fall 2023 / Spring 2024
    Introduces academic and professional genres through the research and inquiry process. Students practice close reading, oral presentation, drafting, synthesis, analysis and research skills in discussion, writing workshops, and one-on-one conferences.
  • ARSC 2000 - Ways of Knowing: Constructions of Knowledge in the Academy and Beyond
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    This course asks students to interrogate natural learning tendencies, how they know what they know, and how to cultivate other ways of knowing beyond intellectual. They analyze how knowledge is created, discovered, and interpreted. They'll explore what faculties are involved in learning, seeing, understanding and knowing; how revolutions in knowledge arise; the relationship between knowledge and power; and what wisdom is. Students draw on different ways of expressing knowledge, including the intellect, intuition, and more. Department consent required. Same as NRLN 2000.
  • ARSC 3100 - Multicultural Perspective and Academic Discourse
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
    Teaches students how to write academic papers related to race, class, gender, sexuality, and other areas of cultural identity. Students acquire expertise on issues through readings, guided discussion, and research and practice oral presentation skills, drafting, and workshopping of papers. Department enforced prerequisite: lower level writing course(s) or waiver.
  • EDUC 2800 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Designed to meet needs of students with topics of interest. May be repeated up to 12 credit hours.
  • WRTG 3020 - Topics in Writing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Summer 2020 / Summer 2021
    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).