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COURSE OUTLINECOCONINO COMMUNITY COLLEGECOURSE OUTLINEPrepared by: M. Lara Spring 2003Revised by: E. Fournier Spring 2004Status: Experimental Expires: 2006/10A. Identification:1. Subject Area: English2. Course Number: ENG 100X3. Course Title: FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPOSITION4. Credit Hrs: 45. Catalog Description : Integrated reading/critical thinking/writing approach to basic skills needed for success in college.Extensive writing practice with emphasis on purpose, organization, and revision for clarity andcorrectness. Prerequisite ENG 090X or appropriate placement. Three lecture. B. Course Goals: To prepare students for the reading, critical thinking, and writing skills required in college-level Englishcourses or in the workplace through extensive practice in critical reading and writing; to provide training ingrammar, mechanics, content development, organization, and vocabulary building. C. Course Outcomes/Competencies: Students will:1. Paraphrase and summarize from their reading2. Synthesize ideas from readings with their own experiences and ideas3. Follow the writing process: idea generating, organizing, drafting, revising, proofreading4. Analyze and critique their own writing and peer writing5. Make informed decisions concerning purpose, audience, point of view, controlling idea, andorganization6. Write a variety of complete, clear, and correct sentences7. prove their writing by revising for unity, coherence, sentence variety and clarity8. Edit for usage, spelling, and mechanics9. Write a minimum of 4000 words of instructor-evaluated writing to include essays of 10-12 well-developed paragraphs as well as one- to three-paragraph paraphrasing and summarizing exercises.10. Write a final exam essay illustrating sufficient competency to succeed in English 101D. Course Content: C. 1. Grammar/Punctuation/Syntaxa. Subject/verb agreementb. Tense consistencyc. Subject/pronoun agreementd. Sentence fragmentse. Run-on sentencesf. Punctuationg. Capitalization2. The Writing Process:a. Purposeb. Audiencec. Point of viewd. PrewritingFee: $00.00e. Organizationi. Controlling ideaii. Thesis sentenceiii. Topic sentenceiv. Specific supportv. Transitionsf. Draftingg. Revisingh.. Editing3. Writing Strategiesa. Descriptionb. Narrationc. Academic expositiond. Paraphrasinge. Summarizing4. Revisiona. Revising for unity and coherenceb. Revising for sentence variety and clarityc. Editing for effective word choice and mechanical correctnessE. Instructional Materials: 1. College Writing Skills with Readings, 5th ed., John Langan, ISBN 0-07-, McGraw


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