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 Course Title:   Basic Writing Foundation

 Title Abbreviation:   BASIC WRITING FOUNDATION

 Department:    ENGL

 Course #:    92

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    330103

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Introduction to expressing ideas on paper and understanding basic grammar.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. use prewriting techniques to generate ideas
  2. recognize prepositional phrases
  3. analyze the basic parts of their own sentences

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.

Course Contents

  1. prewriting techniques
  2. prepositional phrases
  3. grammar vocabulary
  4. basic sentence analysis
  5. overview of sentences forms