English Composition II is an expository writing course that helps students develop more advanced writing skills than English Composition I. The course also reviews and incorporates some of the same skills. This course teaches research skills by emphasizing the development of advanced analytical/critical reading skills, proficiency in investigative research, and the writing of persuasive prose including documented and researched argumentative essays. A major component of this course will be an emphasis on the research process and information literacy. This course is based on the materials faculty developed for English Composition II as a part of the Kaleidoscope Open Course Initiative (KOCI).
- Module 1: Summary
- Module 2: Rhetorical Analysis
- Module 3: What Is Research?
- Module 4: Research Questions
- Module 5: Research Proposal
- Module 6: Prewriting
- Module 7: Thesis Statements
- Module 8: Evaluating Sources
- Module 9: Integrating Sources
- Module 10: Citing Sources
- Module 11: Annotated Bibliographies
- Module 12: Structure and Outlining
- Module 13: Determining Audience
- Module 14: Revising and Editing
- Module 15: Visual Arguments
- Module 16: Final Drafts
- Module 17: Reflective Learning
Thumbnail: Alphabetic writing is a frequent category in human communication. Image used with permission (CC BY-SA 4.0; Petar Milošević).