School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

WRIT-101 – Writing English

Points:20Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Linguistics & Applied LanguageRestrictions:None

This course is designed to improve the academic writing and general communication skills of students from all disciplines. During the course, students practise techniques for generating, drafting and revising a variety of written texts; they also develop research and referencing skills. Students attend 36 hours of classroom workshops (e.g. 3 hrs/week for 12 week trimesters, or 6 hrs/week for 6-weeks in trimester 3 streams), with additional independent reading, research, writing, revising, and editing during the trimester. Select one of the available options from the workshop times listed below. The summer WRIT courses run the full summer. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Texts

Wallace, D. WRIT 101 Workbook: Becoming an effective writer.

Recommended Reading

Sword, H (2007). The Writer’s Diet. Auckland: Pearson

Peck, J., & Coyle, M. (1999). The Students Guide to Writing. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Mounsey, C. (2002). Essays and dissertations, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hughes, J., & Wallace, D. (2010). Fit to Print: The Writing and Editing Style Guide for Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: Dunmore.

A good dictionary and thesaurus (such as Oxford, Collins or Macquarie). 

 

 

Trimester 1 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
4690^(L15) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]204Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]204
8786^(L16) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301
15108^(L1) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106
15109^(L2) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]106Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]106
15110^(L3) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303
15111^(L4) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]303
19704^(L9) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Wed1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Wed1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301
19705^(L10) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106
19707^(L12) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue1310 - 1600Murphy [Kelburn]301

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
2071^(L31) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301
8787^(L32) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu0900 - 1150Old Kirk [Kelburn]301Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu0900 - 1150Old Kirk [Kelburn]301
15113^(L18) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201
15114^(L19) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710
15115^(L20) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105
15118^(L22) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Wed1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]105Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Wed1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]105
19710^(L23) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue1310 - 1600Old Kirk [Kelburn]301Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue1310 - 1600Old Kirk [Kelburn]301
19716^(L29) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu1200 - 1450New Kirk [Kelburn]203Derek Wallace
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu1200 - 1450New Kirk [Kelburn]203

Trimester 3 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
6929^(L42) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Fri0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106 
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Fri0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]106
15448^(L33) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]631 
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]631
15449^(L34) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Fri1200 - 1450Murphy [Kelburn]107 
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Fri1200 - 1450Murphy [Kelburn]107
15450^(L35) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]107 
4 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]107
19720^(L39) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Thu1810 - 2100Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101 
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Thu1810 - 2100Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101
19734^(L40) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]103 
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]103
19735^(L41) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103 
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Tue, Thu0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103
19860^(L43) 30 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101 
11 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]101
  ^ indicates limited entry courses.

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.