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Eng101 Course Description

Eng101 Course Description - Planning Strategies •...

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ENG101 Effective Essay Writing Course Description Students develop academic writing skills. The emphasis is on coherence and correctness in written communication as students use the writing process to craft an expository essay. Students also conduct basic research for the expository essay. Selected readings provide a basis for discussion regarding the difference between fact and opinion. Grammar exercises focus on verb tense, subject- verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement, and pronoun case. Topics and Objectives Academic Writing Differentiate between fact and opinion. Compare and contrast essay writing and business writing. The Writing Process Use grammar, mechanics, spelling, and punctuation appropriately. Identify the steps in the writing process. Recognize characteristics of expository essays. Conducting Research Conduct basic Internet research. Determine the credibility of online information.
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Unformatted text preview: Planning Strategies • Generate ideas for an expository essay. • Apply style guidelines for documenting sources. Developing Strategies • Identify topic sentences and types of paragraph development. • Determine appropriate types of supporting paragraphs for a topic. • Create a thesis statement for an expository essay. Organizing the Expository Essay • Construct a topic outline for the expository essay. • Determine appropriate methods for citing source material. • Generate body paragraphs for an expository essay. Introductions and Conclusions • Discuss appropriate introductions and conclusions for expository essays. • Generate an introduction and a conclusion for an expository essay. Revising and Editing the Essay • Utilize feedback to revise and edit an expository essay. • Determine appropriate methods for citing source material....
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