MA

Mahmoud Abdi Tabari

Lecturer
Unit: Provost's Office
Department: Office of the Vice Prov for Instructional Dev
ESL 902: Advanced Writing II - ESL
Students focus on organization and rhetorical models of academic English. Sentence structure, grammar, and mechanics are reviewed as needed. Writing tasks, which complement the work with rhetorical models, will be contextualized in the student's field of study.
ENWR 1507: Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch I for Multilingual Writers
Credits: 3
Part I of the two-semester ESL option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://www.engl.virginia.edu/undergraduate/writing/placement. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search.
ENWR 1508: Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch II for Multilingual Writers
Credits: 3
Part II of the two-semester ESL option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://www.engl.virginia.edu/undergraduate/writing/placement. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search. Prerequisite: ENWR 1505
ENWR 1510: Writing and Critical Inquiry
Credits: 3
The single-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement-- intended to be taken during the first year of study-- this course approaches writing as a way of generating, representing, and reflecting on critical inquiry. Graded A, B, C, or NC. Students whose last names end in A-K must take ENWR 1510 in the fall; those with last names ending in L-Z take it in the spring.
STS 5200: Technical Writing& Professional Communication for Engineering Grad Students
Credits: 3
This course teaches ESL graduate students in engineering to communicate effectively with a wide variety of specialized and non-specialized audiences and will provide ESL-specific help with grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation in these different contexts. In addition, this course introduces engineering graduate students to the expectations of writing in the workplace and academic writing conventions in their discipline.