Course Details

  • Online | Asynchronous
  • 4 weeks | December 20, 2021 – January 14, 2022
  • 4 credits | $2,128
  • Last day to register: December 13, 2021
  • Cornerstone requirement satisfied by the course: Writing in the Disciplines

Course Overview

WRI 371 will enhance your academic writing skills in a creative and self-directed format. We will explore different topics while researching, mapping, drafting and polishing our own argumentative prose. 

This course also satisfies the Writing-in-the-Disciplines general education requirement.

Course Advantages

This dynamic writing course focuses on enhancing students' abilities to engage in ongoing academic and cultural conversations, public messages, politics, advocacy, popular culture, and visual and new media narratives. Not only does this course fulfill Stonehill College’s WID requirement, it also allows students to creatively choose their own research focus. This course may also meet advanced Rhetoric and Composition requirements at other institutions. Work will be completed continuously and each week will culminate with the submission of a formal assignment. If you want to improve your writing skills, get creative with a compelling topic, and stretch your critical thinking into the real world, this course will show you the way!

Additional Information

Faculty will contact all students after the Monday, December 13, registration deadline.

About the Instructor

Heidi Sadler

Adjunct Professor of Writing
Heidi Sadler teaches Rhetoric, Composition, and Communications at Stonehill College. She is also a creative writer, avid runner and hiker. "All writers need readers, and you only know something once you've written about it."

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