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Self and Other Course Pairing

The Art of Reading (EN 101)

Cultivates reading, writing, thinking, and oral communication skills by investigating the kinds of attention that literary texts, in multiple genres, ask of readers. The course is writing intensive. Topics reflect the range of faculty expertise and interests and are selected to invite student curiosity. 

Faculty biography

Andrea Thomas - Bio Coming Soon!

Effective Writing (WR 100)

Introduces students to the discipline of writing in the university through the critical and creative study of the contemporary essay within a rhetorical framework. Students learn to conceive an original idea, develop implications of thought, use language effectively, and conduct inquiry (including basic library research). Students develop a full writing process-planning, drafting, revising based on critical feedback from peers and instructor, and editing. Provides a foundation for both faculty and students to build upon as students move across the curriculum. 

Faculty biography

Emily Dillon - Bio coming soon!

Mentor biography

Kelly Keenan is the director of the Language Learning Center. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the LLC, which serves as a resource hub and great study spot for students studying language. Kelly received her undergraduate degree here at Loyola and her M.A. at Boston University, where she is currently pursuing her PhD in French literature.

 

Virtual Advisor

This course pairing is designed for multi-lingual learners, and satisfies two core requirements for all students: EN 101 and WR 100. 

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