Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
NNCS-0703
Organization Course Number:
ENGL3001
Location:
Hybrid
Length:
5 days (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 English Composition
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in English composition.
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to create effective written documents with confidence.

Learning Outcomes:

  • apply standard rules of grammar in writing and editing documents
  • write an effective narrative paragraph;
  • write an effective process paragraph
  • write an effective cause and effect OR classification paragraph
  • write an effective persuasive document

General Course Topics:

  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Common usage errors
  • Parts of speech
  • Topic sentences
  • Paragraph unity and cohesion
  • Transitions
  • Writing a statement of focus
  • Using an outline
  • Writing for different purposes
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers
  • discussion board responses

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials