2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Sep 18, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ENG 101A - College Composition I with Writing Skills Review


Description: Composing expository and argumentative essays for specific audiences. Emphasis on the processes of writing, reading and critical thinking. Introduction to research and documentation. Development of active reading skills. Intensive review of essay form and conventions of standard written English. 

Prerequisites: ENG 100  or satisfactory score and/or GPA according to English composition placement chart. Reading Proficiency.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 4
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Focus
  2. Development strategies
  3. Voice
  4. Organization
  5. Details
  6. Sentence Structure
  7. Language
  8. Sources and Documentation
  9. Surface Features
  10. Critical Reading
  11. Critical Thinking
  12. Active Reading

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Write focus statements. (1)
  2. Apply reasoned development strategies. (2, 11) 
  3. Select and apply voice. (3, 11)
  4. Use organizational strategies. (1, 2, 4, 6, 11)
  5. Use and select details. (5, 7, 11)
  6. Apply sentence structure strategies. (4, 6, 7)
  7. Incorporate purposeful, varied and appropriate vocabulary. (1, 3, 5, 7, 11)
  8. Locate, evaluate, integrate, and document information. (2, 8, 10, 11) 
  9. Apply conventions of standard written English. (7, 9, 10)
  10. Evaluate and analyze professional and student writing. (7, 8, 10, 11)
  11. Use persuasive reasoning. (2,4,7,11)
  12. Identify main idea, organization and supporting arguments in essays. (12)

Required Assessment:
1. A minimum of 4500 words of student writing.