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ENGL0096 – Academic Literacy pdf

Credits: 6 (6/0/0)
Description: This hybrid course integrates college-level reading and writing. Students will practice various reading strategies appropriate to different types of texts, including a book-length text. In actively reading the material, students will summarize, interpret and analyze text, and they will respond to these readings through class discussion, journals and group work. Students will also practice all stages of the writing process as they create paragraphs, essays and other types of writing.
Prerequisites: Placement by assessment.
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Identify personal strengths and weaknesses as readers.
  2. Practice textbook reading strategies.
  3. Apply strategies for extracting implied meaning in a text.
  4. Distinguish between fact and opinion.
  5. Identify the main point and supporting details in readings.
  6. Expand personal vocabulary.
  7. Analyze structure in readings.
  8. Identify rhetorical modes.
  9. Summarize readings.
  10. Respond critically to the writing and ideas of others through discussion.
  11. Identify personal strengths and weaknesses as writers.
  12. Practice all stages of the writing process: exploratory writing, outlining, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading.
  13. Apply various rhetorical and organizational patterns in their own writing.
  14. Respond critically to the writings and ideas of others through writing.
  15. Formulate inferences based on evidence.
  16. Create clear, well-constructed sentences.
  17. Develop editing and proofreading skills.
  18. Select appropriate communication choices for specific audiences.
  19. Compose unified, coherent, and well-developed writings, including paragraphs and essays.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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