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Winter 2024
Jul 23,2024
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Syllabus Information
WR 115 - Introduction to College Composition
Associated Term: Winter 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Develop and practice rhetorical awareness. Recognize key rhetorical concepts; begin to apply these concepts through analysis of texts
2. Develop and demonstrate critical reading strategies of college-level texts; practice critical reading as a component of the writing process
3. Practice the evaluation of sources provided; recognize the conversational nature of academic conversations and of research
4. Identify and practice stages of the writing process
5. Recognize that composing processes and tools are a means to discover and reconsider ideas
6. Experience collaborative aspects of writing processes through giving and receiving feedback
7. Recognize and practice the conventions of Standard Edited English
8. Understand the effects of genre on text structure, paragraphing, sentence structure, and word choice. Practice citation conventions
9. Recognize that composing practices enact and impact thinking
10. Investigate how to transfer and apply writing knowledge to new contexts
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