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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Corporate College Services, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

English Composition I (ENG 101)

Location: 
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates: 
July 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:demonstrate the power of the written word; demonstrate that writing successfully is a process that starts with thinking and ends with revising; apply the components of rhetoric and uphold the writer's challenge to control them; equate the connection between logical thinking and effective persuasive writing; analyze logical fallacies in their own thinking and the thinking of others; and identify the use, misuse and abuse of secondary source material.
Instruction: 
Major topics include: expository writing, the writing process, components of rhetoric, and critiquing student and published papers.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English Composition I (3/10) (9/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

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