WRS - Writing Studies

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the WRS code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An introduction to the theory and practice of writing in various disciplines. Prerequisites: None.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This workshop course focuses on both the theory and practice of the writing process to help students experience firsthand how university writers enter into rich ongoing conversations by engaging with the words and ideas of others.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

A blended learning course (combining online work and one weekly in-person meeting) that introduces students to academic writing in three broad areas: humanities, social sciences, and sciences. No prerequisite. May not be repeated. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Basic principles and genres of writing for science students. Note: Restricted to students in the Faculty of Science.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Introduction to the principles, theories and practice of writing well supported and convincing arguments.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Introduction to practices and strategies for tutoring undergraduate writers focusing on online and ESL writers. Prerequisites: *3 WRS at the 100 level.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Analysis of and practice in key genres, processes, and strategies for technical communication. Prerequisites: *6 selected from 100-level ENGL or 100-level WRS, or consent of instructor.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Analysis of and practice in sentence structures to create/alter meaning and voice in nonfiction prose. Prerequisites: *6 selected from 100-level ENGL or 100-level WRS (or consent of instructor).

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Analysis of and practice in key genres, processes, and strategies for professional communication. Prerequisites: *6 selected from 100-level ENGL or 100-level WRS, or consent of instructor.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Introduces students to the primary themes of interdisciplinary writing studies and collaborative learning necessary to successfully work as peer writing coaches in a university writing centre. Building on the foundation of theory, the course guides students through coaching sessions to synthesize an appropriate coaching practice. Prerequisites: *6 selected from 100-level ENGL or 100-level WRS (or consent of instructor).

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Basic principles and processes of written forms of risk communication within the context of theoretical issues of the public's right to know, rhetorical effectiveness, cultural awareness, and ethics. Prerequisites: *6 selected from 100-level ENGL or 100-level WRS or consent of the instructor.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Students will learn the skills required to transform manuscripts into publishable form for print and digital platforms. Prerequisites: *6 selected from 100-level ENGL or 100-level WRS (or consent of instructor).

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Revision of documents and writing of new documents to create a portfolio of writing. Prerequisites: *12 selected from WRS, or consent of instructor.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: Consent of Program [Office of Interdisciplinary Studies].

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This workshop course examines how to create persuasive, well-supported arguments in different genres in academic writing in all disciplines. Graduate students at all levels in all disciplines are welcome.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of program.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Introducing students to research in writing studies with a focus on writing in the disciplines and in writing centres.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.