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Writing Foundations

WF 100 (First Year Writing): 

  • Learn and use key rhetorical concepts through analyzing and composing a variety of texts 
  • Gain experience reading and composing in several genres 
  • Understand and use a variety of technologies to address a range of audiences and tasks 
  • Develop knowledge of linguistic structures, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling, through practice in composing and revising 

WF105 (Research and Rhetoric): 

  • Read a diverse range of texts, attending especially to relationships between assertion and evidence, to patterns of organization, to the interplay between verbal and nonverbal elements, and to how these features function for different audiences and situations 
  • Locate, evaluate, and incorporate primary and secondary research materials, including scholarly and professionally established and maintained databases or archives, and informal electronic networks and internet sources 
  • Use strategies--such as interpretation, analysis, synthesis, critique, and design/redesign--to compose texts that integrate the writer's ideas with those from appropriate sources 
  • Practice applying academic citation conventions systematically in their own work

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