Introduction to Academic Writing (ENG101)


Prerequisite Courses

Course Description

Introduction to Academic Writing This is a developmental course designed to support students with the skills, strategies,and critical thinking necessary to approach college academic writing in English. Students will learn how to read and write effective essays in correct English using rhetorical strategies. Essay development will be practiced through pre-writing, drafting,revising and editing expository essays in response to college-level readings of increasing levels of difficulty. Students will focus on areas of specific need, including moderate grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and vocabulary instruction. Students will also be expected to communicate through oral presentations to develop fluency in vocabulary and pronunciation, in development and organization of ideas andin group discussion. This course is comprised of both lecture/recitation and writing laboratory sessions. This course does not fulfill the English requirement for the certificate or degree but may be used as an elective. 3 Credits Prerequisite: Placement into this course is based on successful (C or higher) completion of ENG098 or initial layered intake and assessment. In addition, progression into ENG 111 is determined by the attainment of the grade of “C” or higher.

Course Section Description

This is a 15 week Hybrid course - this course requires students to attend live online weekly course meetings via Microsoft Teams on a scheduled day and time. Students will also complete weekly activities using Brightspace ( Students can access Brightspace for course information on the first day of the session. Students need a laptop or computer, with webcam, beginning on Day 1 of the course. Students must attend at least one class or post attendance prior to the drop deadline to remain enrolled.