ENGL027 Writing Skills Workshop

This course is taught in tandem with ENGL101 and supports the skills learned in that course: logical and focused writing, thorough development of a main point by means of supporting ideas and evidence, and integrating information from secondary sources. Students will use summary, paraphrase, and direct quotation in various forms of thesis-based writing. To support the skills needed for ENGL101, students will do in-depth work on paragraph writing, using details and evidence to support topic sentences and thesis statements. Students will learn and use the stages of the writing process. They will develop strategies for organizing and developing topics and improving coherence in multi-paragraph essay writing. Students will acquire editing and proofreading skills. Placement into developmental writing as determined by the English Placement test or course work. This course is graded Released/Not-Released.


3 credits

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