After completing English 1010 (Introduction to Writing) and English 2010/2020 (Intermediate Writing), students will have a solid introduction to the fundamental research and writing skills that they will need to succeed in future college courses. This page will provide professors in other departments with some strategies for helping students make continued progress as researchers and writers as they begin to take more advanced courses in their majors.
After completing their first-year writing courses, students will be able to respond the texts they encounter on a deeper, more scholarly level. They also will have some first-hand experience researching and reading scholarly sources. You can continue to build upon these skills by:
After successfully completing English 1010 and 2010/2020, students will have had experience writing in a variety of academic genres (such as response papers, synthesis papers, and researched arguments). You can continue to build upon these skills by:
After completing their general education writing courses, students will realize that good writing and research is a process that requires time and discipline. They will see the value that comes from writing multiple drafts and collaboration with their peers and mentors. You can continue to build upon these skills by:
After finishing the first-year writing program, students will have experience with organizing various kinds of papers and will have basic competence using appropriate academic conventions. You can continue to build upon these skills by: