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College Composition I

ENG 111

College Composition I

ENG 111

Course Description

Prerequisite: READING LEVEL 4 and WRITING LEVEL 4. Develops fluent, effective, and confident writers. Practices the process of composing; generating ideas; shaping and evaluating writing. Uses reading and language awareness to further the development of writing. Credit may be earned in only one of: ENG 111, ENG 111A, ENG 111B, ENG 111C or ENG 111H. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Write effectively for appropriate rhetorical situations.

Objectives:

  • Use the writing process: pre-write, write, and revise.
  • Write with clarity.
  • Select, organize, and present details to support a main idea.
  • Use generalizations and details effectively.

Use writing tasks that involve both reading and writing.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the ability to derive meaning from a piece of reading.
  • Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between the meaning one makes of a text and the author's intended meaning.
  • Paraphrase and summarize accurately.

Develop critical thinking skills

Objectives:

  • Explore the relationships among language, knowledge, and power.
  • Assess the progress revealed in a body of work.
  • Develop critical thinking skills and apply them to reading texts.