The student who successfully completes English 080 will be able to:
Use writing processes that develop exploratory drafts into revised prose for specific audiences, including the ability to:
Generate, select and focus writing topics
Plan, organize, and structure writing to develop a focus and purpose
Support positions in a manner convincing to targeted audiences
Review, critique, revise
Edit writing to conform to the general conventions of Standard English.
Produce formal college level essays that exhibit the requisite skills to attain a C level or better on the course rubric, which signals that a student is prepared to enter English 111 and engage in academic discourse at the university level.
Read critically and analyze material written for multiple audiences.
Effectively participate in interactive/collaborative reading and writing activities