Serhiy V Onyshchuk
Introduces and practices reading, writing, and critical thinking strategies students need to develop researched, organized, and correctly documented papers using academic sources. Introduces library research skills for finding a variety of sources. Third in the three-course AEP writing sequence. Prerequisite: either ENGL 102 or placement by test score. Offered: AWSpS.
In this course, students learn and practice reading, writing, and critical thinking strategies they need to develop researched, organized, and correctly documented papers using academic sources.
Student learning goals
Research Skills: *Basic library research skills: how to find reference articles for background or general information on a topic, scholarly articles from journals (using one database, for example, Expanded Academic Index), and news articles from foreign and domestic news sources
Reading Skills: 1)Strategies for reading and understanding academic texts, including previewing, annotation, and critical reading 2) Analysis of sources in terms of reliability
Writing Skills 1)Writing short responses to the ideas in academic readings 2) Strategies for understanding writing assignments from college courses, including mapping the assignments and developing outlines 3) Using MLA (or alternate) style of documenting sources correctly
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading