WR 115: Introduction to Expository Writing

Credits 4
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Offers broad preparation for using writing in service of student success. Provides supported opportunities for practice in reading critically, locating information, exploring ideas, and writing to learn. Prerequisites: Placement into WR 115 or completion of (WR 90) and placement into RD 115 or completion of (RD 90). Audit available.

All courses in the composition sequence (WR 115, 121Z, 122Z) teach writing as a process, requiring revision over multiple drafts; require 2 instructor conferences; and include principles of citation.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  •     ADAPT: Read and compose texts for different purposes.
  •     INQUIRE: Locate information that will help them in their thinking.
  •     CONNECT: Convey and support a perspective.
  •     REFLECT: Analyze their own learning in writing.

Or placement into WR 115 and RD 115.

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