College Prep
College Preparatory Writing - ENC 0015

ENC 0015
College Preparatory Writing 1

Course Description:
ENC 0015 is a college preparatory writing course which addresses sentence and paragraph development using standard edited American English. Lab required. Special fee. 4 credits.
Prerequisites:

Placement by either Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) verbal subtest score; American College Testing (ACT) English subtest score; FCAT writing subtest score; or P.E.R.T. English subtest score.

Departmental Mission Statement:

The mission of the Kendall Campus College Prep Department is to provide accessible, high-quality instruction that develops the skills, competencies, and attitudes necessary to meet the needs of a diverse population of developmental learners as they pursue their academic goals. Our program is designed to bring students to the appropriate reading or writing level of academic competency needed for college success.

Additional Course Information and Policies:

This information will be provided by the instructor/professor via first-day handout(s).

Grading Policy:

Students must satisfactorily complete the following:

Your instructor will provide specific information about how grades are determined. Attendance, class participation, and other learning activities will contribute to final course grade.

FINAL GRADE

*S (Satisfactory) = Total average of 70%, register for ENC 0025, College Prep Writing 2
*P (Progress) = Retake ENC 0015, College Prep Writing 1
*U (Unsatisfactory) = Retake ENC 0015, College Prep Writing 1 ("U" is considered an "F" in calculating a GPA.)
*W (Withdrawal) = Retake ENC 0015, College Prep Writing 1

 

Course Competencies:
Competency  

WDECL 1

Use pre-writing, drafting, revision, and editing technique

WDECL 2

Select and narrow a topic that addresses the specific task

WDECL 3

Demonstrate a basic awareness of purpose and audience

WDECL 4

Sustain focus on a specific main idea for a single paragraph

WDECL 5

Maintain coherence through the use of transitional devices within a paragraph

WDECL 6

Provide supporting details for main idea with relevant explanations and examples, within a single paragraph

WDECL 7

Create a logical progression of ideas or events

WDECL 8

Choose appropriate words and phrases

WDECL 9

Express ideas effectively

WDECL 10

Use varied sentence structures

WDECL 11

Use syntax appropriate to standard written English

WDECL 12

Demonstrate a basic command of the conventions of standard written English, including grammar, usage, and mechanics

WDECL 13

Use complete sentences in compositions

WDECL 14

Use coordination effectively

WDECL 15

Use subordination effectively

WDECL 16

Recognize and correct fragments

WDECL 17

Recognize and correct comma slices

WDECL 18

Recognize and correct fused sentences

WDECL 19

Use standard verb forms

WDECL 20

Maintain agreement between subjects and verbs

WDECL 21

Use standard capitalization

WDECL 22

Use correct pronouns

WDECL 23

Recognize and use correctly commonly confused words

WDECL 24

Use end punctuation correctly

WDECL 25

Use standard spelling

WDECL 26

Use adjectives and adverbs correctly

WDECL 27

Use appropriate degree forms

 

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