College Prep
College Preparatory Writing - ENC 0025

ENC 0025
College Preparatory Writing 2

Course Description:
ENC 0025 is a college preparatory writing course which addresses sentence, paragraph, and essay development using standard edited American English. Lab required. Special fee. 4 credits.
Prerequisites:

Placement by Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) verbal subtest score; American College Testing (ACT) English subtest score; FCAT English subtest score; P.E.R.T. English subtest score; or successful completion of ENC 0015.

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 may also contribute to the final course grade.

COLLEGE-WIDE EXIT TEST/FINAL EXAM

In addition to satisfying course requirements, the student must pass the objective portion of the Florida College Basic Skills Exit Test with a minimum score of 60% and pass the essay portion of the Florida College Basic Skills Exit Test with a minimum score of 6.

FINAL GRADE

*S (Satisfactory) = Total average grade of 70%, register for ENC 1101, English Composition 1
*P (Progress) = Retake ENC 0025, College Prep Writing 2
*U (Unsatisfactory) = Retake ENC 0025, College Prep Writing 2 ("U" is considered an "F" in calculating the grade point average.)
*W (Withdrawal) = Retake ENC 0025, College Prep Writing 2
Course Competencies:
Competency  

WDECU1

Sustain focus on a specific topic or argument

WDECU2

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

WDECU3

Support and illustrate arguments and explanations with relevant details and examples

WDECU4

Create a logical progression of ideas or events, and convey the relationships among them

WDECU5

Establish a thesis that addresses the specific task and audience

WDECU6

Develop and maintain a style and tone appropriate to the task, purpose, and audience

WDECU7

Choose words and phrases to express ideas precisely and concisely

WDECU 8

Assess the quality of one's own writing and, when necessary, strengthen it through revision

WDECU 9

Use varied sentence structures to achieve cohesion between sentences

WDECU10

When writing to inform or explain, students must convey information clearly and coherently

WDECU 11

When writing to inform or explain, students must demonstrate understanding of content by reporting facts accurately

WDECU 12

Accurately incorporate source material into one's own work while avoiding plagiarism

WDECU 13

When writing arguments, students must establish a substantive claim

WDECU 14

When writing arguments, students must link claims and evidence with clear reasons and ensure that the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims

WDECU15

When writing arguments, students must acknowledge competing arguments or information, defending or qualifying the initial claim as appropriate

WDECU 16

Gather the information needed to build an argument, provide an explanation, or address a research question

WDECU 17

Recognize effective transitional devices within the context of a passage

WDECU18

Recognize and use correctly commonly confused or misused words or phrases

WDECU19

Place modifiers correctly

WDECU 20

Use coordination and subordination effectively

WDECU 21

Recognize and use correctly parallel structure

WDECU 22

Avoid inappropriate shifts in verb tense

WDECU 23

Maintain agreement between pronoun and antecedent

WDECU 24

Avoid inappropriate pronoun shifts

WDECU 25

Maintain clear pronoun references

WDECU 26

Use proper case forms of pronouns

WDECU 27

Use adjectives and adverbs correctly

WDECU 28

Use appropriate degree forms

WDECU 29

Avoid fragments, comma splices, and fused sentences

WDECU 30/31

Use standard verb forms & maintain agreement between subject and verb

WDECU 32/33/34

Use standard spelling,  punctuation, and capitalization

WDECU 35

Use technology as a tool to produce, edit, and distribute writing

 

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