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8/8/2018English 101P: Introduction to College Writing and Writing Studio - First Year Writing1/3Skip to Main Content(#main-content)First Year WritingEnglish 101P: Introduction to College Writing and Writing StudioStatement of Mission and Course GoalsRecent research into the role of first-year writing reveals that first-year writing courses are bestused to encourage meta-awareness of the genres, contexts, and audiences that writers encounterin college (see Anne Beaufort,Writing in College and Beyond). English 101, which the greatmajority of incoming students take their first or second semester in college, serves as an importantintroduction to the culture of the academy—its habits of mind, conventions, and responsibilities. Itscentral purpose is to immerse students in the writing, reading, and thinking practices of their mostimmediate community: the university. Students explore how literacy works, both within theacademic and without, through extensive inquiry-based writing.English 101 focuses on engaging students as writers and building the reflective awareness neededfor success in a wide range of writing experiences within the university. In English 101, studentswrite consistently, receive feedback on their writing and give feedback to others, are introduced toacademic writing conventions (including using the library, integrating sources, and using a citationsystem), engage with challenging readings, and begin putting others’ ideas in conversation withtheir own. Because writing in the 21st century means composing in a wide variety of print-basedand digital environments, the 101 curriculum encourages students and instructors to work in onlineenvironments as is appropriate.The overall goals, outcomes, and curricular components for English 101 and 102 have beendeveloped locally through discussion and collaboration among instructors in the First-Year WritingProgram. They are directly informed by our annual student assessment process, and they havebeen written within the framework of nationally accepted outcomes for first-year composition. Theyearly assessment reports are available at the First-Year Writing Program website; the Council ofWriting Program AdministratorsOutcomes for First-Year Writing()are available at their site.What You Should Know About This CourseWriting StudioThe Writing Studio distinguishes English 101P from English 101. In sections that are just over athird of the size of the associated English 101, students engage in hands-on work in line with the

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Term
Spring
Professor
Feasley
Tags
English, Writing, Creative Writing, Writer, First Year Writing

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