Archive | Composition

Writing Second Life, Spring 2008

In this special section of ENGL 1101, we will be focusing on composition in and about the virtual world Second Life. We will create avatars, make objects, hold some classes online, build structures, meet new people, and have fun. We’ll do all of this while learning the essentials of composition for a digital world.

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Regents’ Essay Directions

The purpose of the Essay Test is to find out how well you can write an essay. You will have sixty minutes to write an essay on your choice of one of four topics. Listed below, along with some information, are a few suggestions which will help you do your best on the essay. (more…)

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Professional Commmunication, Fall 2004

This course proposes to develop and strengthen your skills in effective business and professional communication in both written and oral modes. This course will increase your ability to write direct and lucid prose and will introduce you to some of the kinds of writing typically used in business and professional situations.

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HTML / MOO Theory and Practice, Fall 1999

This class will address hypertextual applications, including visual rhetoric, technical exposition and narration, and collaborative composition and implementation of Hypertext Mark-up Language and Cascading Style Sheets, as well as an applied theoretical project in a MOO environment, a text-based virtual reality.

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