English Composition (edX)

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English Composition (edX)
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Students must be proficient in English.
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English Composition (edX)
Learn to develop and express your ideas effectively for a variety of personal and professional purposes, audiences, and occasions in this comprehensive introduction to English composition credit-eligible course. This course is part of ASU's Professional Writing MicroBachelors program. If you complete the two courses that are part of this program with a passing grade, you can earn transferable credit from one of edX's university credit partners.

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Language and the ability to communicate effectively are critical skills in the global economy and in our daily social exchanges, but they are also essential to gaining a deeper understanding of who we are.




This introductory writing course will help you develop and express ideas effectively for a variety of personal and professional purposes, audiences, and occasions.

During the course, you will complete several major writing projects, keep a regular writer's journal, and maintain a writer's website, where you will showcase your work and demonstrate what you have learned. If you wish to earn university credit, we will ask you to complete all assignments.

This course is part of the Professional Writing MicroBachelors Program.


What you'll learn:

- Rhetorical Knowledge: how to craft your writing to meet the needs of specific audiences for specific purposes.

- Critical Thinking: how to make decisions about what to include and not include in your writing.

- Writing Processes: how to use invention, research, drafting, revising, and editing in your writing.

- Knowledge of Conventions: how to use various formats and stylistic choices, including genre conventions.

- Digital Technology: how to use diverse technologies to write more effectively and efficiently.

- Habits of Mind: how to benefit from curiosity, openness, engagement, creativity, persistence, responsibility, flexibility, and reflection.



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Course Auditing
423.00 EUR
Students must be proficient in English.

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