English Composition: Research and Writing (edX)

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English Composition: Research and Writing (edX)
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Proficiency in English. ENG101x English Composition is recommended but not required.
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English Composition: Research and Writing (edX)
Learn how to design, develop, research, and execute a writing project from inception to completion in this credit-eligible course. This writing course introduces students to discourse, research, and research writing for the purpose of proposing solutions to problems. Rather than learning about these subjects in the abstract, students will learn by engaging with local problems and issues in their communities.

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To achieve this, students will learn how to:

- Develop an actionable central research question

- Propose a research project

-Conduct primary and secondary research

- Design an action-oriented research project for web publication




By engaging with local questions and problems, students will have the opportunity to enter into important discussions and possibly create meaningful changes in the lives of those around them. Students will create a digital portfolio that enables them to publish and share their research and writing.

This course will interest individuals who want to learn more about how to create change in the world through research and writing. This class will also interest those who want to learn how to compose in a digital environment.


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



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Course Auditing
423.00 EUR
Proficiency in English. ENG101x English Composition is recommended but not required.

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