Composition I Honors

This course is intended to
give an “introduction to the rhetorical,
conceptual and stylistic demands of writing at the university level;
instruction in composing processes, search strategies, and writing from
sources.” To accomplish these goals we will work from one recent collection of
writing about Hawai‘i, The Value of
, edited by Craig Howes and Jon Osorio (University of Hawaii Press,
2010). We will also work from a popular handbook, Hacker’s and Sommers’ A Pocket Style Manual (6th
edition, Bedford, 2011). Students will write in short and long forms, engage in
debate, work at times collaboratively, and present to the class on matters of
writing processes and products.