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English Composition I (ENG-101)

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Dates: 
May 2013 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: develop and refine the rhetorical voice; identify and employ rhetorical appeal in print visual media and use them correctly in their writing; discuss logical fallacies in text and visual media and learn to eliminate them in their writing; identify and analyze the use of value and descriptive assumptions; develop writing topics based on specific situations; write rhetorically and objectively on demand, using research sources; correctly apply MLA citation and formatting styles in all writing assignments; read and view with a keenly critical eye and mind; and integrate other writers' work as an essential seamless part of writing. Additionally, students continue to develop standard composition skills, including: essay topics, thesis statements, outlines, topic sentences, grammar, mechanics, editing process, sources, and bibliographies.

Instruction: 

This self-study course requires students to submit three graded written assignments followed by a final exam. Additionally, students complete fourteen reading assignments that focus on critical reading and visual rhetoric with critical commentary; informative essay; and rhetorical analysis.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English or Literature (6/13) (8/18 revalidation).

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