The Idea of an Essay, Volume 4

ii The Idea of an Essay: Volume 4 Composition Student Learning Outcomes By the end of first year composition, students will: • apply knowledge of conventions through proper formating, documenting, and structuring of written text, controlling such surface features as syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling. • use technology to locate and evaluate information as well as produce their own writing • complete each stage of the writing process toward producing a cohesive text • respond appropriately to various rhetorical situations • apply critical researching, reading, and writing skills in order to integrate their own ideas with those of others • display a biblical worldview through written or oral coursework