Nathan D. Crissman

Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 1, Fall 2018

Course Description:
“In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose. This section will focus on the writing skills required to produce meaningful academic prose, especially informative essays that use primary texts. We will read, discuss, and write about essays that focus on exploring human relationships to the natural environment.”

Required Texts:

• Pattern for College Writing, Kirszner and Mandell, ISBN: 978-1-319-10667-6
In Conversation: A Writer’s Guidebook, Palmquist and Wallraff, 978-1-319-06300-9

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Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 2, Spring 2018

Course Description:

In Composition 2, students refine their ability to express themselves with clarity and coherence in writing. Students in this course also gain a sophisticated understanding of the writing process and an appreciation of the importance of audience in the presentation of their complex ideas. Students also learn to distinguish between scholarly and popular sources, effectively integrate evidence in support of their own ideas, gain an understanding of the research process, and produce college level research papers. Further, they produce work that demonstrates significant depth of thinking and range of perspectives about a concept or ideas.

Required Texts:

- The Writers FAQs, 6th Edition, by Harris and Kunka, ISBN: 978-0-13-413305-8 (or) 0-13-413305-6
- Strength to Love, Martin Luther King, Jr., 978-0800697402
- We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch 978-0312243357,

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Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 1, Fall 2017

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose. This section will focus on the writing skills required to produce meaningful academic prose, especially informative essays that use primary texts. We will read, discuss, and write about essays that focus on exploring human relationships to the natural environment.

Required Texts:

- Pattern for College Writing, Kirszner and Mandell, ISBN: 978-1-319-08806-6
- The Writers FAQs, 6th Edition, by Harris and Kunka, ISBN: 978-0-13-413305-8 (or) 0-13-413305-6

Syllabus: 

Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 2, Spring 2017

Course Description:

In Composition 2, students refine their ability to express themselves with clarity and coherence in writing. Students in this course also gain a sophisticated understanding of the writing process and an appreciation of the importance of audience in the presentation of their complex ideas. Students also learn to distinguish between scholarly and popular sources, effectively integrate evidence in support of their own ideas, gain an understanding of the research process, and produce college level research papers. Further, they produce work that demonstrates significant depth of thinking and range of perspectives about a concept or ideas.

Required Texts:

The Writers FAQs, 6th Edition, by Harris and Kunka, ISBN: 978-0-13-413305-8 (or) 0-13-413305-6, Strength to Love,
Martin Luther King, Jr., 978-0800697402, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch 978-0312243357, Beyond Words, John J. Ruszkiewicz, 978-0205211210

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Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 1, Fall 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:

-John Ruszkiewicz,, Daniel Anderson, and Christy Friend. Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 3rd Ed. Longman, 2008.
ISBN 0205576621

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Nathan D. Crissman, 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:

-John Ruszkiewicz,, Daniel Anderson, and Christy Friend. Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 2nd Ed. Longman, 2008.
ISBN 0205576621

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Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 1, Fall 2014

Course Description:

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

Required Texts:

-John Ruszkiewicz,, Daniel Anderson, and Christy Friend. Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 3rd Ed. Longman, 2008.
ISBN 0205576621

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Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 1, Fall 2012

Course Description:

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

Required Texts:

Ruszkiewicz, John, Daniela Anderson, & Christy Friend. Beyond Words: Cultural Texts For Reading and Writing (2nd Edition). Longman, 2008.

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Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 2, Spring 2014

Course Description:

In this course, a companion course to Freshman Writing Seminar and Composition 1, students study and practice essay writing in more depth. The course also includes an introduction to researching and writing from sources. Required of all freshmen. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002 or ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

Required Texts: John Ruszkiewicz,, Daniel Anderson, and Christy Friend. Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 2nd Ed. Longman, 2008. ISBN 0205576621

Syllabus: 

Nathan D. Crissman, Composition 1, Spring 2014

Course Description:

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

Required Texts:

John Ruszkiewicz,, Daniel Anderson, and Christy Friend. Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 2nd Ed. Longman, 2008. ISBN 0205576621

Syllabus: 

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