PLEN

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Critical Reading and Writing 1

Parsons School of Design: English Language Studies

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Critical Reading & Writing 1

Spring 2019

Taught By: Marina Blitshteyn

Section: A

CRN: 2707

Credits: 3

Critical Reading and Writing 1 and Critical Reading and Writing 2 are each one-semester courses that develop students' abilities to analyze design from multiple perspectives. Close examinations of writings about design help students to sharpen their critical thinking skills as they become familiar with key approaches within design studies. Extensive work on the mechanics of writing and the practice of presenting and defending arguments provides students with the basic skills they need for upper-level courses offered by the School of Art & Design History & Theory.Each semester addresses three frameworks for analyzing design. Critical Reading and Writing 1 engages design in terms of forms and functions, histories and genealogies, and signs and symbols. Critical Reading and Writing 2 approaches design in terms of ethics, production and consumption, and race and gender.

Open to: All university undergraduate degree students. Pre-requisite(s): ESL sequence, if applicable.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: English Language Studies (PLHU)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:10pm 12/13/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/24/2019 - 5/9/2019

Critical Reading & Writing 1

Spring 2019

Taught By: Marina Blitshteyn

Section: B

CRN: 2708

Credits: 3

Critical Reading and Writing 1 and Critical Reading and Writing 2 are each one-semester courses that develop students' abilities to analyze design from multiple perspectives. Close examinations of writings about design help students to sharpen their critical thinking skills as they become familiar with key approaches within design studies. Extensive work on the mechanics of writing and the practice of presenting and defending arguments provides students with the basic skills they need for upper-level courses offered by the School of Art & Design History & Theory.Each semester addresses three frameworks for analyzing design. Critical Reading and Writing 1 engages design in terms of forms and functions, histories and genealogies, and signs and symbols. Critical Reading and Writing 2 approaches design in terms of ethics, production and consumption, and race and gender.

Open to: All university undergraduate degree students. Pre-requisite(s): ESL sequence, if applicable.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: English Language Studies (PLHU)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:10pm 12/13/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/28/2019 - 5/13/2019

Critical Reading & Writing 1

Fall 2018

Taught By: Claire Donato

Section: A

CRN: 3016

Credits: 3

Critical Reading and Writing 1 and Critical Reading and Writing 2 are each one-semester courses that develop students' abilities to analyze design from multiple perspectives. Close examinations of writings about design help students to sharpen their critical thinking skills as they become familiar with key approaches within design studies. Extensive work on the mechanics of writing and the practice of presenting and defending arguments provides students with the basic skills they need for upper-level courses offered by the School of Art & Design History & Theory.Each semester addresses three frameworks for analyzing design. Critical Reading and Writing 1 engages design in terms of forms and functions, histories and genealogies, and signs and symbols. Critical Reading and Writing 2 approaches design in terms of ethics, production and consumption, and race and gender.

Open to: All university undergraduate degree students. Pre-requisite(s): ESL sequence, if applicable.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: English Language Studies (PLHU)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:11pm 12/13/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 904

Date Range: 8/28/2018 - 12/11/2018

Critical Reading & Writing 1

Fall 2018

Taught By: Kathleen Hofstadter

Section: B

CRN: 3017

Credits: 3

Critical Reading and Writing 1 and Critical Reading and Writing 2 are each one-semester courses that develop students' abilities to analyze design from multiple perspectives. Close examinations of writings about design help students to sharpen their critical thinking skills as they become familiar with key approaches within design studies. Extensive work on the mechanics of writing and the practice of presenting and defending arguments provides students with the basic skills they need for upper-level courses offered by the School of Art & Design History & Theory.Each semester addresses three frameworks for analyzing design. Critical Reading and Writing 1 engages design in terms of forms and functions, histories and genealogies, and signs and symbols. Critical Reading and Writing 2 approaches design in terms of ethics, production and consumption, and race and gender.

Open to: All university undergraduate degree students. Pre-requisite(s): ESL sequence, if applicable.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: English Language Studies (PLHU)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:11pm 12/13/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 1008

Date Range: 8/27/2018 - 12/17/2018