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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

English Composition I (ENG101)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: write within the standard conventions of American or British English; write clear, effective essays designed to address critical positions and problems; demonstrate basic skills of fundamental stages of writing: prewriting, writing and rewriting clear, effective essays designed to address critical positions and problems; write research essay, developing theme and using research sources; describe the ways in which narratives (fiction and non-fiction), expository writings and arguments attempt to persuade an audience through appeals to reason and emotion; draw sound inferences from data; learn difference between inductive and deductive reasoning; take notes effectively; locate and evaluate outside sources for use in developing their own analysis; effectively use such writing strategies as analysis, synthesis, interpretation, and definition; and develop an ability to refine positions or seek new ones when weaknesses are discovered in their own arguments.


Topics include: expository writing and basic techniques of the research paper. The course concentrates on staged development of a research project from topic selection, library use, thorough note-taking, outlining, drafting, and final writing.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).