NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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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.

Credits: 3

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:

  1. Analyze a wide variety of kinds of writing for content, intended audience and style.
  2. Apply a variety of methods to generate ideas for writing assignments.
  3. Organize ideas into college-level writing of a variety of lengths and purposes including at least one assignment requiring research.
  4. Use a variety of research tools appropriate to assignments.
  5. Analyze internet sources for accuracy, currency and authority.
  6. Employ techniques for revision and editing.
  7. Employ the documentation system appropriate for the written or oral assignment.
  8. Demonstrate appropriate oral communication skills in class discussion and small group work.
  9. Participate in at least one substantial oral presentation to the class that uses several   kinds of delivery (text, audio/visual aids, etc.).

Program Outcomes
English AA

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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