Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score. In this course, students will read, write, and think about a variety of issues and texts. They will develop reading and writing skills that will help with the writing required in their fields of study and other personal and professional contexts. Students will learn to analyze rhetorical situations in terms of audience, contexts, purpose, mediums, and technologies and apply this knowledge to their reading and writing. They will also gain an understanding of how writing and other modes of communication work together for rhetorical purposes. Students will learn to analyze the rhetorical context of any writing task and compose with purpose, audience, and genre in mind. Students will reflect on their own writing processes, learn to workshop drafts with other writers, and practice techniques for writing, revising, and editing.
Extended Course Description: Welcome to College Writing Plus at CNM. College Writing Plus is an expository writing course with readings designed to provide topics for discussion and writing and to improve students’ accurate uses of language. College Writing Plus is different from English 1101 because this course gives students more time and support to complete the English 1101 Learning Outcomes.
Recommended for students traditionally placed in Developmental English to start in a college-level English course. English 1101 Plus provides for more time and support for these students to meet the outcomes for the College Writing course.
Combined reading and writing placement score: 151-175