Writ 1201 provides a comprehensive introduction to university writing practices and purposes in order to develop knowledge and skill that position students for success in Writ 1301and thus for success in future University courses that require writing. Student writing is at the center of course instruction. Students develop skills in generating and gathering ideas for a paper, drafting, revising, and editing. Students share their writing with others in the class (peers and instructor), receive frequent feedback from the instructor and peers, and read and respond carefully to the work of their classmates.