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English Composition 2 – ENG 123 (SNHU)

English Composition 2 – ENG 123 (SNHU)

Credits 1

Competencies

  • The Art of Persuasion
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of persuasion by identifying societal problems, freewriting about both sides of arguments, and writing developed, convincing paragraphs that explore the importance of an issue for a specific audience.
  • Conducting Research
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of conducting research by crafting a writing plan with a specific goal, creating keywords and researching a specific topic.
  • Evaluating Sources
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of source evaluation by using the currency, relevance, authority, accuracy and purpose (CRAAP) test and by annotating sources.
  • The Writing Process
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of the writing process by learning methods of avoiding plagiarism, integrating sources into an essay, creating a works cited, creating a focused thesis, creating a detailed outline, participating in writing workshop with peers, completing a draft, using parenthetical citations, editing and revising the draft to develop a polished essay.

Pre-Requisites

English Composition 1 (ENG 122)

Status:

Open

Estimated Completion Time

1 segment/ 16-18 weeks

Overview

English 123 focuses students on the importance of research to advancing knowledge for various purposes. This course will build on the foundations of composition and introduce students to the research process and the analysis and evaluation of various sources. Students will investigate the writing process for research as well as appropriate research methods and skills. Additionally, this course offers multiple opportunities to engage in the important tasks of revision and editing and will ask students to incorporate feedback to improve their writing.

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Major Topics and Concepts

 

Segment One:

  • Develop stylistically appropriate writing that incorporates strategies for writing to a given audience,
    subject, and purpose
  • Incorporate feedback from peer review for improving the quality and effectiveness of one’s own writing
  • Write informative introductions, coherent theses, well-developed, organized, and supported body
    paragraphs, and conclusions that are persuasive and supported by effective research
  • Utilize appropriate research for developing a well-informed position through written composition

 

 

Status:

Open

Estimated Completion Time

1 segment/ 16-18 weeks

Overview

English 123 focuses students on the importance of research to advancing knowledge for various purposes. This course will build on the foundations of composition and introduce students to the research process and the analysis and evaluation of various sources. Students will investigate the writing process for research as well as appropriate research methods and skills. Additionally, this course offers multiple opportunities to engage in the important tasks of revision and editing and will ask students to incorporate feedback to improve their writing.

Click here for registration information.

Major Topics and Concepts

Segment One:

  • Develop stylistically appropriate writing that incorporates strategies for writing to a given audience,
    subject, and purpose
  • Incorporate feedback from peer review for improving the quality and effectiveness of one’s own writing
  • Write informative introductions, coherent theses, well-developed, organized, and supported body
    paragraphs, and conclusions that are persuasive and supported by effective research
  • Utilize appropriate research for developing a well-informed position through written composition

 

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