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Find Rhetoric and Composition Resources

For much more information on how rhetoric and composition are being taught at Fairfield University, check out the website for the Core Writing team! That page also contains specific ENGL 1001 information like learning outcomes and threshold concepts.

You can view two of their textbooks here:

Rhet/Comp Open Resources
Rhet/Comp Key Databases
Rhet/Comp Key Journals

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  • The Office of Accessibility
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  • Global Fairfield
  • The ITS Help Desk
  • The Math Center
  • The Science Center
  • The Writing Center

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