Sep 5
11:35 PM

First Year Writing Student Learning Outcomes

Contexts and Purposes

Students will:

  • Write in ways appropriate to the audiences and occasions of each assignment
  • Write effectively in or about multiple discourses by distinguishing among and responding to rhetorical contexts


Students will:

  • Apply relevant and compelling content, based on strong understandings of assigned subjects, in order to write effectively across multiple types of discourse

Sources and Evidence

Students will:

  • Use credible sources to develop ideas and arguments that are effective within assigned disciplines and discourses
  • Cite sources accurately according to conventions of the topic and discipline


Students will:

  • Write clearly and fluently, with few errors in syntax and grammar


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