Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

FWIS 151 002 (CRN: 14574)

MAKING SENSE OF OURSELVES

Long Title: MAKING SENSE OF OURSELVES: THE ART OF THE PERSONAL ESSAY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Nixon, Burke T.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 1:50PM MWF MLC 101 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 16
Section Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 24-SEP-2021 7:47AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: This course explores and examines the personal essay as a vehicle for discovery, critical thinking, and self-scrutiny. Students will read great essays from the past and present, write a variety of essays themselves, and analyze the form to draw larger conclusions about thoughtful and engaging writing in any genre.