The Novel

English 257A: The Novel (3 credits) offers introductory readings in the novel. This course may be organized chronologically or thematically, with some attention to the novel as a historically situated genre. Topics/themes vary with each offering.

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Introduction to Literature

English 200: Introduction to Literature (3 credits) introduces students to the reading of literature in the English language. Through close attention to the practice of reading, students are invited to consider some of the characteristic forms and functions imaginative literature has taken, together with some of the changes that have...

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Writing Workshop for Researchers

English 186: Writing Workshop for Researchers (2 credits) is an individualized writing workshop/tutorial for Case Western Reserve University graduate students, faculty, and staff. Although it may be appropriate for native speakers of English, it is intended primarily for individuals who wish to improve their academic and professional US English skills. It...

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Writing Tutorial

English 180: Writing Tutorial (1 credit) is a one-on-one writing class designed to develop students’ expository writing skills through weekly scheduled conferences with a Writing Resource Center Instructor. All English 180 instructors have been trained in composition theory and pedagogy; many English 180 instructors have taught SAGES seminars as well....

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Business & Technical Writing

English 217A: Business & Technical Writing (3 credits) offers students practice and theoretical background in professional communication, including audience analysis, logic and strategy applied to the writing of technical reports, proposals, manuals, progress and feasibility studies, memoranda, and letters. English 217A is offered periodically – please contact writing@case.edu for...

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Writing for the Health Professions

English 217B: Writing for the Health Professions (3 credits) offers students practice and training in writing for the health professions (e.g., medicine, nursing, dentistry).   Students learn to adapt their writing skills to the demands of healthcare audiences. The course works on professional development documents (resumes, letters of application and request,...

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Professional Communication for Engineers

English 398: Professional Communication for Engineers (2 credits) introduces principles and strategies for effective communication in both academic and workplace engineering settings. English 398 complements Engineering 398, a 1-credit co-requisite lecture course, which introduces major practical, theoretical, and ethical issues that shape the environment for communication among professional engineers.

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