Course Student Learning Outcomes
- Learn and apply effective strategies that advance your critical reading, drafting, reviewing, collaborating, giving helpful peer feedback, revising, rewriting, rereading, and editing skills.
- Summarize research sources through effective annotation, note-taking, quotation, citation, and paraphrase.
- Compose several academic genres and adhere to their academic conventions, including structure, citation, and linguistic features.
- Identify and develop organizational strategies that contribute to the effective delivery of information and argument.
- Demonstrate responsiveness within an establish disciplinary context to new information, experiences, and ideas through a process of re-evaluating ideas and/or approaches.
- Analyze rhetorical effectiveness from a variety of print and non-print sources.
- Evaluate relevant sources according to their contexts, rhetorical situation, usefulness, and credibility for specific research tasks.
- Synthesize disparate or conflicting thoughts when evaluating questions/problems to form cohesive and collaborative solutions.
Attendance and Participation: 10%
Classwork and Homework: 15%
Project 1: 20%
Project 2: 25%
Project 3: 30%