comm215 | undergraduate
Essentials Of College Writing
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Research and Supporting Evidence
- Apply critical thinking skills to essays, research papers, and case study analyses.
- Identify the characteristics of a good resource as it relates to a specific topic.
- Evaluate the relevance, reliability, and objectivity of sources.
- Demonstrate the ability to support ideas with appropriate evidence.
- Transform written material into an integrated learning team presentation.
- Synthesize research information and materials to produce a research paper.
- Use peer editing methods to produce clear and concise writing.
Documentation, Grammar, Punctuation, and Mechanics
- Apply the rules of English sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, style, and usage in a written document.
- Apply the rules of style to a written research paper, using appropriate methods to summarize, paraphrase, cite, and reference sources.
- Apply appropriate rhetorical strategies to a persuasive essay.
- Utilize different types of writing styles as appropriate for mood and point of view.
Academic Essay Analysis
- Interpret data for analysis in writing.
- Demonstrate organization and focus in an academic essay.
- Demonstrate the ability to perform each of the steps involved in the writing process.
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