This is a required course in expository writing for CAS, Stern, Steinhardt, and Engineering students.

Required Courses

It is the foundational writing course. It offers instruction and practice in critical reading, creative thinking, and writing that is clear. It offers additional instruction in analyzing and interpreting written texts, the use of written texts as evidence, the development of ideas, while the writing of both exploratory and argumentative essays. The course stresses exploration, inquiry, reflection, analysis, revision, and collaborative learning.

A preliminary course in college writing for undergraduates for whom English is another language. Permission to join up with this course is founded on NYU admissions criteria and EWP assessment of reading, writing, listening, and speaking proficiency. Cannot replacement for EXPOS-UA 4 or EXPOS-UA 9. The course meets twice weekly for 150 minutes each session. Provides preparation in reading, writing, speaking and listening for academic purposes while increasing fluency, sentence control, and confidence. Emphasizes pre-writing strategies (exploratory writing, outlining, reflective writing, paraphrase, synthesis, analysis) and provides practice in multi-modal presentation. Students learn to make us of inquiry, evidence, and the incorporation of texts while they read texts from various genres (journals, newspapers, books, visual and moving arts) and draft and revise essays of their own. Instructor feedback includes discussion of appropriate conventions in standard English grammar and style.

The first of two courses for students for whom English is a language that is second. The Core Curriculum dependence on NYU undergraduates is fulfilled with this specific course and International Writing Workshop II. Provides instruction in critical reading, textual analysis, exploration of experience, the introduction of ideas, and revision. Stresses the necessity of reflection and inquiry in the employment of texts and experience as evidence for essays. Read the rest of this entry »