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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

English Composition 1 ENG 101

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies; self-study. 

Dates: 

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: understand words as a center of writing and communicating, what a dictionary and thesaurus offer, and the social reality of dialects; discriminate among informal and formal, and general and specific levels of diction and appropriate usage; demonstrate college-level writing produced through a process of pre-writing, drafting, revising and editing; apply skills learned in this course to workplace and other academic departments; write clear, precise, concise, expository prose in edited American English; read critically and respond to non-fiction selections; and use critical thinking in exposition.

Instruction: 

English Composition 1 focuses on expository essays, writing skills, and language functions. Students are taught to brainstorm, develop ideas, and then share them in a well-developed and clear essay. With the use of the textbook 'Writing: A Guide for College and Beyond' by Lester Faigley, this 15-week course allows students to learn the correct form for writing in prose and essay form. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English Composition (8/18).

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