School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for WRIT 101 in 2014.

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 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. 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). 

 

N.B. The Trimester 3 workshops will resume in January after the Christmas break and run until begining of February.

 

Trimester 3 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
6929^(L42) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Tue, Fri0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]203Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Tue, Fri0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]203
15448^(L33) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Tue, Thu0900 - 1200Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Tue, Thu0900 - 1200Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710
15449^(L34) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Wed, Fri1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Wed, Fri1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710
15450^(L35) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103
19718^(L37) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Tue, Thu1810 - 210024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]103Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Tue, Thu1810 - 210024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]103
19720^(L39) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Tue, Thu1810 - 210024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Tue, Thu1810 - 210024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201
19734^(L40) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Murphy [Kelburn]103Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Mon, Thu1410 - 1700Murphy [Kelburn]103
19735^(L41) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Tue, Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301
19860^(L43) 1 Dec – 21 Dec 2014Mon, Thu1410 - 1700New Kirk [Kelburn]106Derek Wallace
12 Jan – 1 Feb 2015Mon, Thu1410 - 1700New Kirk [Kelburn]106

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
19702^(L7) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]202Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]202
19703^(L8) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Fri0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301
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
19706^(L11) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Wed0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201Keith Comer
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Wed0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201
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]301 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]301
8787^(L32) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu0900 - 1150Old Kirk [Kelburn]301 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu0900 - 1150Old Kirk [Kelburn]301
11334^(L17) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Mon0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105
15113^(L18) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201
15114^(L19) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu1200 - 1450Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]710
15115^(L20) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu0900 - 1150New Kirk [Kelburn]105
15118^(L22) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Wed1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]105 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Wed1310 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]105
19710^(L23) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue1310 - 1600Old Kirk [Kelburn]301 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue1310 - 1600Old Kirk [Kelburn]301
19711^(L24) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]103
19714^(L27) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]806 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Wed0900 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]806
19716^(L29) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Thu1200 - 1450New Kirk [Kelburn]203 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Thu1200 - 1450New Kirk [Kelburn]203
19717^(L30) 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Mon0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Mon0900 - 1150Easterfield [Kelburn]201

Trimester 3 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
6929^(L42)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
15448^(L33)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
15449^(L34)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
15450^(L35)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
19718^(L37)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
19719^(L38)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
19720^(L39)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
19734^(L40)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
19735^(L41)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
19860^(L43)16 Nov -
21 Feb 2016
[Kelburn] 
  ^ 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.