com155f1 | undergraduate
University Composition And Communication I
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Revising and Editing the Essay
- Use sentence transitions and sentence variety correctly.
- Implement writing tools to revise and edit an essay.
Drafting the Essay
- Formulate effective paragraphs using topic sentences.
- Create appropriate introductions and conclusions for academic essays.
- Prepare a first draft of an essay using appropriate strategies.
- Identify appropriate types of supporting paragraphs for a topic.
Completing the Essay
- Integrate feedback into the revision process of an essay.
- Apply the steps in the writing process to complete an essay.
- Identify point of view.
- Use commonly confused words correctly.
- Explain the value of rhetorical modes in writing.
- Describe strategies for choosing and narrowing an academic essay topic.
- Identify strategies for choosing topics and subtopics to support the main idea for an academic essay.
- Demonstrate appropriate use of commas and apostrophes.
- Use complete sentences in written work.
- Determine appropriate purpose, audience, tone, and content for various types of writing.
- Identify components of good paragraph writing.
Developing a Thesis Statement
- Create a thesis statement for an academic essay.
- Use pronouns correctly.
Organizing the Essay
- Construct a topic outline for an academic essay.
- Identify organizational techniques that help writers and readers stay focused.
- Use adjectives and adverbs correctly.
The Writing Process
- Identify the steps in the writing process.
- Use correct subject–verb agreement and consistent verb tense in written work.
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