Course Information

Basic Composition (SLA 100)

Term: 2009-2010 Academic Year Spring Semester


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  • My office hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. I'm also available between 2:00pm and 4:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment (email for a Tues. or Thurs. appointment). I look forward to working with you.


    Mon-Wed-Fri, 1:50 PM - 2:40 PM (1/25/2010 - 5/14/2010) Location: SHU ADMIN 405


    This course teaches students the basic writing skills needed for college success, including grammar and composition. Students practice sentence construction (in the context of short writing assignments), paragraph construction, and the organization of ideas. They build on these basic skills by planning, writing, and revising short essays and experiencing writing as a multi-step process. The course also teaches several types of, purposes of, and audiences for general essays. Offered through the College in High School program.Credits: 3.When Offered: Fall and spring semesters.