Mar 27, 2023
PHIL 111 - Writing and Power: Authority, Oppression, and Resistance
An introduction to the skills of academic research and argumentative writing, through the study writing as a form of empowerment and resistance to oppression – primarily in the context of gender, race, and colonialism.
Prerequisite: students must have appropriate test scores or have satisfactorily completed ENG100T.
General Education Category: FYE2 - Academic Writing I: Critical Reading & Responding
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- analyze works in a variety of genres on the link between authority and writing.
- identify and evaluate arguments in those works.
- argue for a thesis, based on independent research and analysis of texts.
- use clear, grammatically correct academic prose.
- demonstrate information literacy by locating reliable academic sources relevant to the particular topic of their final project, and by citing those sources properly.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)