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Student Learning Outcomes


In this course, students will:

  • Read and discuss several exemplary essays, analyzing the essays to identify and understand main ideas and supporting evidence.
  • Write several formal essays, including a research paper; they also write in-class essays, including a final, written exam which requires students to synthesize and apply ideas and concepts from two readings with their own ideas in a formal essay. Students write and share essays using electronic technologies.
  • Complete assignments, including a formal research paper, requiring use and evaluation of multiple sources, including those retrieved from academic databases.
  • Analyze readings to identify and evaluate arguments and differentiate between fact and opinion.
  • Learn Modern Language Association (MLA) methods for citation, attribution, and bibliography.
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