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EAP0099 – Reading and Editing Strategies II pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course is for students in their second semester of study in the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) cohort and pairs with ENGL1101: College Writing and an academic content course. Students will continue to develop language skills necessary to read and understand a variety of texts. The course also will continue development of editing skills and build research skills, including the critical analysis of sources.
Prerequisites: EAP0094 and ENGL0097
Corequisites: ENGL1101
Competencies:
  1. Explain the meaning of texts through a variety of activities: small-group discussion, presentations, written summaries, etc.
  2. Describe individual reading processes, including tasks used before, during and after reading.
  3. Build understanding of cultural contexts of reading to develop and activate cultural schemata.
  4. Combine and apply appropriate reading and study strategies in preparation for a variety of assessments.
  5. Locate sources for research purposes using a variety of search methods.
  6. Assess the value of sources for use in academic research projects.
  7. Choose appropriate methods of integrating sources into writing: summarizing, paraphrasing or quoting.
  8. Apply editing skills that enhance style and voice in writing.
  9. Explain individual writing process, including choices in revising and editing multiple drafts of formal writing.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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