Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
DLSI-0017
Organization Course Number:
ACE:000601
Location:
Online
Length:
9 weeks (16 hours a week of inside and outside class time)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 English composition I
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to introduce the principles of writing with emphasis on writing process, thesis, content, organization, purpose, and audience, while focusing on writing improvement through the practice of writing and reading.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate various phases of writing: draft, revision, final copy, brainstorming, free writing and outlining.
  • Compose an extended argument that persuades the reader
  • Demonstrate techniques of personal narrative, expository, analytical, descriptive, and argumentative writing modes
  • Apply proper punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure rules, as well as identify common mistakes made within various forms of writing.
  • Understand sources of writing: reading, thinking, analyzing, discussion
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the various forms of writing and the relationship between writer and audience
  • Access information and resources, documenting them utilizing MLA standards
  • apply proper punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure rules, as well as identify common mistakes made within various forms of writing

General Course Topics:

  • The Writing Process Parts of Speech Rhetoric and Paragraph Development The Thesis Statement Essay Organization Sentence Structures The Argumentative Essay Punctuation MLA The Analysis Response Essay Context Clues Understanding and Analyzing Poetry Word Parts Response to a Writing Sample Revision Strategies Standard English Spelling Practice for the Essay Exam
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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