Demonstrate proper use of Standard Written English and the conventions of APA documentation style.
English Composition I is an introduction to the basic concepts and requirements of college-level writing. This course
provides students with the opportunity to implement effective communication skills via the written word.
No physical textbook is required; resources are integrated within the course.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate proper use of Standard Written English and the conventions of APA documentation style.
2. Employ the concepts of audience and perspective when approaching others in the writing situation.
3. Construct different genres of writing.
4. Effectively incorporate relevant academic sources containing both qualitative and quantitative data.
5. Demonstrate critical reading skills that translate to improvement in writing practices, such as the crafting of
effective sentences and paragraphs.
6. Utilize pre-writing and planning strategies for the writing process.
7. Assert argumentative thesis statements that are supported by structured essays that have an introduction, body,
Upon completion of this course, the students will earn three (3) hours of college credit.
1. Study Guide: Each unit contains a Study Guide that provides students with the learning outcomes, unit lesson,
required reading assignments, and supplemental resources.
2. Learning Outcomes: Each unit contains Learning Outcomes that specify the measurable skills and knowledge
students should gain upon completion of the unit.
3. Unit Lesson: Each unit contains a Unit Lesson composed of interactive Adobe Captivate lessons, which discuss
lesson material. Transcripts for each of the lessons are also available in each unit. Be sure to open the study
guide documents in each unit of this course as all of the course content is found in the study guides. There is no
4. Learning Activities (Non-Graded): These non-graded Learning Activities are provided to aid students in their
course of study.
5. Journals: Students are required to submit for grading Journals in Units I–VIII. Grading rubrics are included with
each Journal. Specific information about accessing these rubrics is provided below.
6. Unit Assignments: Students are required to submit for grading Unit Assignments in Units III-VIII. Specific
information and instructions regarding these assignments are provided below. Grading rubrics are included with
each assignment. Specific information about accessing these rubrics is provided below.
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7. Ask the Professor: This communication forum provides you with an opportunity to ask your professor general or
course content related questions.
8. Student Break Room: This communication forum allows for casual conversation with your classmates