ENGL 2030 - Critical Reading & Writing
This course provides students with practice and guidance in applying critical reading strategies to a variety of expository texts. Students also refine their writing skills through the use of appropriate rhetorical devices for writing a wide variety of writing assignments that may include position paper, proposals, arguments and analyses.
Instructional Method Lecture
General Education Requirement: Advanced Writing
Comments: This course fulfills the Com 2 requirement at UW.
ENGL 1010 English I with a C or better
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ENGL 2030 Critical Reading and Writing, the student will:
- Analyze a wide variety of kinds of writing for content, intended audience and style.
- Apply a variety of methods to generate ideas for writing assignments.
- Organize ideas into college-level writing of a variety of lengths and purposes including at least one assignment requiring research.
- Use a variety of research tools appropriate to assignments.
- Analyze internet sources for accuracy, currency and authority.
- Employ techniques for revision and editing.
- Employ the documentation system appropriate for the written or oral assignment.
- Demonstrate appropriate oral communication skills in class discussion and small group work.
- Participate in at least one substantial oral presentation to the class that uses several kinds of delivery (text, audio/visual aids, etc.).
PO#1 Write well-developed college-level documents tailored to a specific writing situation.
PO#2 Critique a variety of written material with the concepts and terminology appropriate to the audience and genre.
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