Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-801-136 056169 English Composition 1
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: High school GPA greater/equal to 2.6; OR ACT Reading score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 18; OR Next Gen Reading score greater/equal to 250 AND Writing score greater/equal to 260; OR "preparatory course(s)", contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Establish document purpose
  2. Appraise audience
  3. Organize document content
  4. Differentiate essay parts
  5. Construct topic sentences
  6. Devise thesis statements
  7. Compose paragraph types: Introductory, concluding, topical, and transitional
  8. Employ rhetorical strategies
  9. Apply revision skills
  10. Prepare written documents
  11. Establish critical reading skills
  12. Investigate information sources
  13. Integrate research techniques