Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.227/228: Advanced Workshop in Writing for Social Sciences and Architecture (ELS)

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Syllabus 2

Focuses on techniques, format, and prose used in academic and professional life. Emphasis on writing required in fields such as economics, political science, and architecture. Short assignments include business letters, memos, and proposals that lead toward a written term project. Methods designed to accommodate those whose first language is not English. Develops effective writing skills for academic and professional contexts. Models, materials, topics and assignments vary from term to term. Placement test or permission of instructor required. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Limited to 18 per section. No listeners.

Prereqs:  Placement test and permission of instructor

Units: 3-0-9(U); 9-0-3(G)



Spring 2014

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 A. Kemp MW 12:30-2 1-277
2 A. Kemp TR 10-11:30 56-162


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