Why Research?

Opening Freewrite: What is research?  Why “the research paper” class?  Why is English 102 required (high school/running start requirement, AA requirement, transfer requirement) by the high school, Clark College, the state?  So what?  Who cares?  What role will research play in your academic life here at Clark?  Your academic life when you transfer?  Your “real” life?

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What is Learning?

English 101

Opening Freewrite: Describe a time when you learned something deeply.

Note: Jen purposely kept this instruction general.  Tomorrow, you will find out why.

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