Assignment #2

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Purpose:

Like many other exercises, the best place to start with learning about writing is to review and criticize someone else's work. This first writing assignment will assist you in familiarizing you with the problems of writing and the pitfalls that you can expect to find in your own work. You should look over the section of the web-pages on writing which refer to the process of reviewing. HOWEVER you should not overlook the subject. Later in this course we will delve a little more deeply into the subject of Tolerance.

Assignment:

Through the WWW locate the article on Tolerance. Print off a copy and read it. As you read it mark it up (with a red marker or pen) for spelling and grammatical errors following the editing guidelines from Prentice-Hall. There are 35 "seeded" errors in this article, with no repetitions. Then concern yourself with the three other items mentioned in the "process of reviewing" article:

Supplement your answers to the above questions by giving specific examples on how the paper may be improved.

Then answer these questions:

Due Date: See Assignment Calendar

Hand-ins:

NOTE: It is NOT necessary to include a journal with this assignment. You should however submit a diary, but NOT using the writing outline with the processing steps.

Grading sheet.


Last Updated 2001/02/28
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