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College Composition I

ENG 111B

College Composition I

ENG 111B

Course Description

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. ENG 111B is intended to only be taken in a learning community combination. Credit may be earned in only one of: ENG 111, ENG 111A, ENG 111B, ENG 111C or ENG 111H. (45-15)

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.

Read effectively.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the ability to derive meaning of text from multiple perspectives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between the meaning one makes of a text and the author’s intended purpose.
  • Show comprehension by accurately paraphrasing and summarizing a wide variety of texts.

Develop critical thinking skills.

Objectives:

  • Explore the relationships among language, knowledge, and power.
  • Develop critical thinking skills and apply them to reading texts.
  • Demonstrate intermediate skills for information literacy, including accessing, analyzing, and using resources.