Dec 07, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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WRIT 100 - Composing Mindfully

Credit(s): 3

This course outlines the writing process and the moves particular to academic and workplace writing. Students will move through cycles of reading, discussion, and writing in response to various writing situations.  The course emphasizes revising and editing using grammar appropriate to the context. This course will also focus on enhancing college reading and study techniques and offers students extended practice in applying these strategies to a variety of college level materials.  Emphasis will be given to developing the critical thinking and reading skills necessary to be a successful writer.  Topics covered will also include how to set and meet goals, manage time efficiently, recognize various learning strategies, improve vocabulary, improve test-taking skills, and improve note-taking skills. (Fall and Spring)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Consider and successfully address audience, purpose, and context.
  • Develop strategies for writing, including planning, organizing, drafting, editing, and reflecting.
  • Revise documents until they are effective, clear, complete, concise, and correct.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with basic approaches to research and documentation in order to integrate source information into documents in an ethical manner.
  • Demonstrate effective college reading and study techniques for a variety of applications
  • Apply critical thinking skills to both reading and writing assignments

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