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English 1200

 

    English 1200 builds on your understanding of rhetoric and writing processes through an exploration of research-based writing. In this course you will develop your abilities to

·         Formulate significant research questions

·         Craft a strong research proposal

·         Establish work plans and timelines

·         Locate and evaluate a variety of  sources, including field-based, print, and electronic sources

·         Apply research and use writing to achieve a variety of purposes

·         Convey the results of your research to a variety of audiences

·         Organize source materials

·         Integrate outside source materials—field-based, print, and electronic—into your writing

·         Cite sources accurately and responsibly in order to avoid plagiarism

·         Identify and explain writing strategies used in your own work as well as in the work of experienced writers.