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RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
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WR 115 - Introduction to Expository Writing

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): RD 90  and WR 90 , or WR 91  (WR 91  substitutes for both RD 90  and WR 90 ), or designated placement.

Course Description: WR115 reviews the basic conventions, purposes, and strategies of college-level writing, with an emphasis on in-class writing. The course will survey a variety of rhetorical modes and prepare students for impromptu questions and essays.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Develop writing with concrete examples relevant to the intended audience.
  • CLO#2: Express ideas in a clear and readily understandable manner.
  • CLO#3: Apply knowledge of voice and style relevant to the audience and the specific writing task.
  • CLO#4: Identify the demands of various rhetorical modes of writing. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#5: Write fluent sentences of varying length and complexity that follow the conventions of English grammar and usage.
  • CLO#6: Perform required writing tasks in a timely manner, with little or no outside mediation. (ILO: Communication)

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