Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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WR 122Z - Composition II

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): WR 121Z  or equivalent, or designated placement.

Course Description: WR122Z builds on concepts and processes emphasized in WR 121Z  , engaging with inquiry, research, and argumentation in support of students’ development as writers. The course focuses on composing and revising in research-based genres through the intentional use of rhetorical strategies. Students will find, evaluate, and interpret complex material, including lived experience; use this to frame and pursue their own research questions; and integrate material purposefully into their own compositions. Formerly offered as WR 122 / WR122.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Apply rhetorical concepts to achieve writing goals within a given discourse community. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Locate, critically evaluate, synthesize, and integrate multiple perspectives from a variety of sources. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Engage in research and writing as recursive and inquiry-based processes, participating in the communal and conversational nature of academic discourses. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#4: Develop strategies for generating, drafting, revising, and editing texts based on feedback and reflection.
  • CLO#5: Reflect on knowledge and skills developed in this and other courses and potential transfer to future contexts. (ILO: Critical Thinking)

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