Saylor.org's English Composition/Re-defining What It Means to Write

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Upon successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

  • Describe writing as a means of communication.
  • Practice techniques for identifying and writing for specific audiences.
  • Describe writing as a process and explain how that process influences thinking.
  • Practice the stages of the PWR writing process.
  • Practice prewriting techniques.
  • Practice critical reading and thinking skills essential to college writing.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of consistent style and formatting.