WRIT for Transfer Students

WRIT 1533 Writing & Research for Transfer Students

Understanding the Transfer Student Experience

This course emphasizes autoethnographic research, where students learn to examine their subject position, write using “thick description,” and draw conclusions from data driven by observation and interview. Transfer students will particularly benefit from this kind of qualitative research because it focuses on utilizing previous university experience to fully engage with campus culture to “navigate those relationships.” We will ask questions such as: What characterizes the communities you belong to? Have you ever considered what makes someone an insider or an outsider to these communities? You will be asked to consider your connection to academic and social communities in and around DU. *This course provides the same credit as a WRIT 1133 class but is meant specifically for transfer students.