At Auburn University, Composition II is the second in a sequence of introductory writing courses that focus on reading, analyzing, writing, and researching. Composition II courses are assigned different topic of inquiry such as business.  In my Composition II classroom, students learn to identify academic conversations on the way(s) businesses communicate their identity. After locating and identifying these academic conversations, my classroom works together to crowdsources methods for positioning themselves within these discourses. As part of this positioning, I have my students analyze their own writing and researching processes, as well as the writing of their classmates. I seek to help students understand writing and researching as a social, collaborative, networked process that occurs across genres, mediums, and modalities.

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Essay 1 Assignment & Unit 1 Calendar

Essay 2 Assignment & Unit 2 Calendar

Essay 3 Assignment & Unit 3 Calendar

Essay 4 Assignment & Unit 4 Calendar