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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.

  1. Practice writing in various rhetorical modes.
  2. Adapt stylistic choices to specific audiences and purposes.
  3. Synthesize personal knowledge and information from sources to adequately develop essays.
  4. Employ grammar, usage, and mechanics appropriate to the writing task.

Goal 2:  Students will employ productive writing processes.

  1. Plan ideas and organization through prewriting strategies.
  2. Produce multiple drafts.
  3. Provide and accept feedback on writing.
  4. Improve writing through careful revision.
  5. Improve writing through careful proofreading and editing.

Goal 3:  Students will employ effective information literacy skills.

  1. Gather research from print and digital sources using a variety of methods.
  2. Evaluate the relevance and utility of source material.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of citation principles through use of MLA format.

Goal 4:  Students will read and respond to academic texts.

  1. Read works that encourage thought and expression.
  2. Use strategies for effective reading, such as annotating and questioning.
  3. Summarize the content of selected texts.
  4. Contribute knowledgably to discussions of texts.

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