WRIT 1420

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Drawing upon personal or academic experiences and interests, students select their own topics and design research portfolios that highlight significant analytic research. To do this, you will step through the Cornell Library gateway and receive a semester-long guided tour through one of the world's most amazing research libraries––its vast search engines, its abundant print and electronic collections, its precious special collections and archives. This introduction to college research explores using data bases, evaluating information, and engaging both to produce effective academic writing. Study techniques of analysis for converting scholarly information into thesis, synthesizing and acknowledging sources, developing voice and style, crafting technically and rhetorically sophisticated prose.

When Offered Fall.

Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17737WRIT 1420  SEM 101

  • First-year students preferred. Those other than first-year students should contact instructor for permission.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17736WRIT 1420  SEM 102

  • First-year students preferred. Those other than first-year students should contact instructor for permission.