Course ID: 1163
This course contains high-interest contextualized content designed to give students an additional boost for competent and successful entry into college and careers. The course will add to students’ preparation for critical reading, college and workplace writing, and career-ready communications by enhancing skills in reading, the writing process, and creation of effective texts, and effective communications (speaking, listening, and collaborating). This course will augment skills in critical reading; critical writing; the fundamentals of academic writing; and exposition, persuasion, and argumentation. Through the writing process, students will refine topics; develop and support ideas and hypotheses; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effective style and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Students will work both face-to-face and through an online platform in order to communicate, collaborate, critically think, and create.