This course builds on lessons learned in English Composition I. In addition to reviewing the writing process, students learn research techniques, citation techniques, documentation formats, and critical analysis of written topics.
Upon successful completion of this course, each student will be able to:
- Apply research strategies and methods for developing a thesis and locating high-quality information.
- Describe and utilize various information sources available for research.
- Apply the steps of the writing process and appropriate research and citation methods to write original research papers.
- Critique writing in terms of analysis, argument, organization, use of evidence, style, substance, and appropriate research and citation methods.
- Discuss what it means to write in a discipline and implement the writing conventions of academic writing.
- Review MLA, APA, and Chicago style guides as introduced in Eng 101 and format papers and references correctly as instructed in assignments.
Maximum Enrollment: 30 students
Required Materials (Course Pack)
The Required Materials (or Course Pack) cost—including standard shipping within the United States—is $111. This includes:
- Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $99
The Required Publisher Textbook*:
- Ballenger, B. (2015). The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers (8th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson ISBN# 9780321992963** $76.47
Total Course Price: $975 (3 credits x $325 per credit) + $111 Course Pack + $76.47 Textbook = $1162.47
Does not include Registration Fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.
*You may always elect to buy or rent your textbooks/ebooks new or used. However, when choosing to purchase college textbooks and supplementary materials outside the College store, please use caution to ensure you purchase the correct version of required materials.
**This textbook is also available as an eBook ISBN: 9780321993458 $26.99, and in Kindle format from amazon.com.
- Expert faculty with real-world clinical experience in each course
- All instruction and evaluation, including weekly interaction with your instructor through the online classroom, live teleconferences and/or chats, email, and the Instructor’s Virtual Office
- Dynamic online lectures updated regularly to include the latest evidence-based research and industry updates
- Bonus: Access to the ACHS Wellness Guide Online.
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Last updated 06/10/16