Writing in the Social Sciences (Online Section)

Erin B Jensen

Abstract


“Writing in the Social Sciences” is an undergraduate upper division writing course that is a requirement for social sciences majors (including anthropology, sociology, and psychology) and an option for other majors. In designing the syllabus for the class, I decided to focus the syllabus on undergraduate publications and on preparing for graduate school applications as both of these topics are important to social science majors. The syllabus includes information about the six main assignments as well as informal assessments as well. The course goals are echoed in the various writing assignment and student to student online interactions of discussing writing and improving writing skills.


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College courses, Writing, Social Sciences, Undergraduate Research

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