Writing and Rhetoric Courses

Writing & Rhetoric Courses

In pursuing excellence in written and spoken communication, Swarthmore College offers several courses in Writing and Rhetoric. These courses primarily focus on developing the craft of writing, teaching students to adjust their writing for different rhetorical situations through consideration of audience. All Writing and Rhetoric courses are taught by Professor Jill Gladstein, and Professor Alba Newmann Holmes.

English 1C. Writing Pedagogy

English 1D. Writing Tutorial

English 1F. FYS: Transitions to College Writing

English 1G. Writing with Genres

English 1H. Insights into Argument and Research Writing Across the Disciplines

English 2A. Argument and Rhetoric Across the Disciplines

English 3A. Independent Study and Directed Reading in Writing Studies


For descriptions of these courses, see the Academic Writing Courses listed in the Course Catalog under English.