Students work in a small group of two-three students and a tutor discussing writing assignments and collaborating by giving each other feedback and sharing strategies for revision. The tutor acts as a “personal trainer” by helping understand and fulfill the demands of your assignments according to your individual needs. Writing Workshop Practical assignments and individual coaching on specific writing problems. For selected students this workshop may be required to be taken concurrently with, or as prerequisite to, other courses. Academic Literacy I Practice in reading and writing processes, making literacy decisions based on audience, context, and purpose. With ENGL 5B, equivalent of ENGL 10. Academic Literacy II Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 5A with a grade of C or better.
Continued study of reading and writing in various genres. Focus on research, analysis, synthesis, argument, and evaluation. Students guided to analyze the rhetorical qualities of academic literacy and language. Accelerated Academic Literacy Reading and writing in academic and public genres, special attention to rhetorical decision-making and critical analysis. Guided instruction in reading and responding to texts. Participation in public and academic conversations via research in primary and secondary sources. Enrollment in ENGL 10 not allowed if already received passing grade in ENGL 5A.