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Sample Proposal: Writing

School of Social Work

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S W 327: Human Behavior in the Social Environment

School of Social Work

What substantial writing projects will your students complete during the course?

Throughout the semester, students write and edit six case studies that are at least eight pages long.

What kinds of feedback will students receive from the instructor, and what opportunities will they be given to revise their writing?

Students receive extensive feedback from the instructor, other students, and in some cases the Writing Center before final submission.

What amount of the final course grade will come from the written work (minimum one-third for a three-hour course)?

The six case studies constitute 50% of the course grade.

What opportunities will students have to read each other’s work and offer constructive criticism?

All case studies are discussed in smaller groups prior to final submission to the instructor.

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