WR 121 - English Composition

WR 121 - English Composition This course covers processes and fundamentals of writing expository essays, including structure, organization and development, diction and style, revision and editing, and mechanics required for college-level writing. Course Outcomes: Analyze the rhetorical needs (the needs of their audience in relationship to the assignment) for academically-oriented writing assignments requiring them to use a broad range of critical thinking strategies, particularly analysis and evaluation. Apply appropriate levels of critical thinking strategies (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation) in their written assignments. Implement appropriate rhetorical elements and organization (introduction, thesis, development and support, definition, narration, comparison, conclusion, etc.) in their written assignments. Locate, evaluate, and integrate high-quality information and opinion appropriate for college-level analytical and evaluation assignments. Craft sentences and paragraphs that communicate their ideas clearly and effectively using words, sentence patterns, and writing conventions at a college level to make their writing clear, credible and persuasive.
Date:
2015
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Collection
Institution:
Linn-Benton Virtual College
Project Name:
LB iLearn Online
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
Writing, English Composition

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Linn County Parks and Recreational Department - Provided curriculum advice.
Industry Sector:
Management of Companies and Enterprises (55)
Occupation:
All Occupations (00-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (52)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
1 credit - 30 hours of student time
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
QM
Quality Note:
This course was subjected to a six step review process: 1. A SME creates the outline and all content. The course is submitted to a course developer for implementation into the CANVAS LMS system. Areas of confusion or items that need additional clarity are identified and remediated. 3. An instructional design checklist is applied to ensure ADA, UDL, and Creative Commons compliance. 3. Course is reviewed using a modified Quality Matters Rubric. 4. The initial offering is by the original SME to identify other necessary revisions. 5. Course goes through a secondary Quality Improvement process evaluation by an Instructional Designer and is subject to a Quality Improvement checklist. 6. Course is reviewed by third-party evaluator acting in the role of a SME.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
General Studies

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Decorative Images Marked With Null Alt Text
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content

Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
LB iLearn Online
Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.