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English 301 is a Writing in the Disciplines course. You will be reading scholarly or peer-reviewed journal articles or books specific to your discipline.
Access Research Journals in a Discipline
Explore Research Topics
Understand Key Concepts and Contexts
Construct Effective Search Strategies
Cite | Manage | Format Ctations
The following are examples of assignments that professors have asked students to research, learn, and write about.
For this essay, you will choose a topic from your field that is considered controversial or significant. Choose to write either: -Problem/Solution essay: Describe the problem and provide 1-2 actionable solutions. Be sure to consider who has the power to make change (this is your audience)
-Persuasive essay: Choose one side of the argument and take a stance for/against, or advocate for one position over the other. Your audience is who needs convincing as well as who has the power to make change.