ENGH 0890 Outcomes

Learning to write effectively is a complex task that requires lifelong practice, and our Basic Composition writing courses are seen as a step toward gaining the strategies necessary to engage in that practice. Therefore, the Basic Composition program at UVU supports certain outcomes for its students. These outcomes are divided into five main categories. Each category outlines the skills and knowledge students are expected to have acquired in that particular category when exiting from ENGH 0890.

Rhetorical Knowledge:

By the end of ENGH 890, students should be able to

Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing:

By the end of ENGH 0890 students should be able to

Processes:

By the end of ENGH 0890 students should be able to

Knowledge of Conventions:

By the end of ENGH 0890 students should be able to

  • 4a. understand that different discourse communities have different strategies for conveying, researching and evaluating information
  • 4b. understand and use common formats and organizational strategies for different kinds of texts
  • 4c. understand genre conventions ranging from structure and paragraphing to tone, sentence-level organization and style
  • 4d. Control such surface features as syntax, grammar, punctuation, and spelling

Composing in Electronic Environments:

By the end of ENGH 0890 students should be able to