Composition 1

Eric C. Schwerer, Composition 1, Spring 2016

Course Description

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose. Required of all freshmen.

Required Texts:

-Rules for Writers, Diana Hacker, 7th or 8th edition
-Forever, Judy Bloom
-The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
-Monster, Walter Dean Myers
-Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson
-Every Day, David Levithan
-The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

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Ann Rea, Composition 1, Spring 2016

Course Description

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

- anthology The Best American Essays of the Century, edited by Joyce Carol Oates
-The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher by Lewis Thomas
-A Writer’s Reference by Diana Hacker
-Please also buy a cheap dictionary and bring it to each class.

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Michaela A. O'Toole, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and Guide 10th Edition by Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper, & Allison M. Warriner (2014)
-50 Essays: A Portable Anthology 4th Edition by Samuel Cohen (2014)
-A Writer’s Reference 7th Edition by Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers (2010)

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Katie J. Monsour, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Schrodes, C., Shugrue, M., DiPaolo, M., & Matushchek, C. (2012). The conscious reader (12th ed.). Columbus, OH: Longman Pearson.
-The Diana Hacker text

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers, eds. Rules for Writers. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin, 2010.
-Roen, Duane, Gregory R. Glau and Barry M. Maid, eds. The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing For College, Writing for Life. New York: McGraw Hill, 2013.
-McLean, Norman. A River Runs Through It. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2009

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Jeremy C. Justus, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course is designed for students in engineering technology, but it may be elected by any student who wants to enhance skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Required Texts:

• Egan, Jennifer. A Visit from the Goon Squad. Norwell, MA: Anchor, 2010.
• Hacker, Diana. Rules for Writers. New York: Bedford/St. Martin's Press, 2011.
• Harvey, Michael. The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2003.

• An electronic storage device, such as a USB drive, or a web-based “cloud” storage account.

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Howard R. Hastings, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Axelrod, Rise B., Charles R. Cooper and Alison M. Warriner. Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and a Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.
-Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

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Lance J. Harshbarger, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

* Ramage, John D., John C. Bean, and June Johnson. Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings (Brief Edition). 10th ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2016. Print. [ISBN-13: 978-0-321-96427-4]
* Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2011. Print.
* CourseWeb: https://courseweb.pitt.edu

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Julia Grove, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

• Rules for Writers, Diana Hacker (BRING TO EVERY CLASS)
• Reading Critically, Writing Well, Rise Axelrod, Charles Cooper, Alison Warriner
• Course notebook and folder
• Supplemental texts will be provided by the instructor

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Brian P. Burke, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

* Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and Guide 10th Edition by Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper, & Allison M. Warriner (2014). ISBN: 978-1-4576-6228-7
* Rules for Writers 7th Edition by Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers (2012). ISBN: 978-0-312-67735-0

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