Oct 04, 2022
ENG 112 - College Composition IICredits: 3
Expands abilities and versatility in reading, language awareness, and composing for a range of purposes, audiences, and situations, including academic research writing. Credit may be earned in only one of ENG 112 or ENG 112A or ENG 112H .
Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 3 and a minimum grade of "C" in any approved college level composition I course
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Write effective college compositions.
- Consider audience and purpose.
- Plan writing processes, using effective strategies and techniques.
- Include a clear articulation of the important ideas.
- Select organize, and present details to support a main idea.
- Demonstrate the ability to move between generalization and detail.
- Write effective introductions and conclusions.
- Employ the appropriate writing conventions.
- Use writing tasks that involve both reading and writing.
- Demonstrate the ability to derive meaning from a piece of writing.
- Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between the meaning one makes of a text and the author's intended meaning.
- Interpret reading and writing task in such a way as to invest them with personal significance, thereby creating ways to make reading and writing vital activities in a lifetime of learning.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
- Understand the relationship among language, knowledge, and power.
- Work with others, both in and out of the classroom.
- Reflect upon and assess one’s own work as well as the work of others.
- Show willingness to work with others, seeking help where necessary and offering help where it is sought.
- Write an academic research composition.
- Locate information using a variety of search tools and methods, including library sources.
- Select source material appropriate to the writing context.
- Integrate their own opinions with various source points of view.
- Quote, paraphrase, and summarize accurately.
- Document sources in conventional style with parenthetical references in text.
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