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Most experts agree that students neither have enough practice in writing, nor enough instruction and feedback in how to write effectively. The quality of students' writing tends to reflect the quality of their thinking; both abilities need to be developed and refined, not just in composition courses, but through writing in all courses.
The course Hunger: Problems of Scarcity and Choice is an example of a course focusing on written communication. Through regular practice in writing, you will develop written communication skills while studying problems of hunger.