ENGL 100 - Freshman English I
3 Credit: (3 lecture, 0 lab, 0 clinical) 3 Contact Hours: [Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 3 or Writing Level 2 with ENGL 071 co-requisite]
In this introductory college writing course, students develop and refine academic writing, reading, and information literacy skills and processes that will serve them across disciplines.
OFFERED: every semester
Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1: Students will produce written texts for a variety of purposes.
- Practice writing in various rhetorical modes.
- Adapt stylistic choices to specific audiences and purposes.
- Synthesize personal knowledge and information from sources to adequately develop essays.
- Employ grammar, usage, and mechanics appropriate to the writing task.
Goal 2: Students will employ productive writing processes.
- Plan ideas and organization through prewriting strategies.
- Produce multiple drafts.
- Provide and accept feedback on writing.
- Improve writing through careful revision.
- Improve writing through careful proofreading and editing.
Goal 3: Students will employ effective information literacy skills.
- Gather research from print and digital sources using a variety of methods.
- Evaluate the relevance and utility of source material.
- Demonstrate an understanding of citation principles through use of MLA format.
Goal 4: Students will read and respond to academic texts.
- Read works that encourage thought and expression.
- Use strategies for effective reading, such as annotating and questioning.
- Summarize the content of selected texts.
- Contribute knowledgably to discussions of texts.
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