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English Yearlong

ENG 111-112: English Yearlong

ENG 111--Introduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics; develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effective style and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Writing activities include exposition and argumentation with at least one researched essay.

ENG 112--Continues to develop college writing with increased emphasis on critical essays, argumentation, and research, developing these competencies through the examination of a range of texts about the human experience. Requires students to locate, evaluate, integrate, and document sources and effectively edit for style and usage. Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete ENG 111 or its equivalent to enroll in ENG 112.  6 credits.

Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning

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About The Instructor

David Burns
David Burns

David S. Burns has a B.S. in Theatre and an M.S. in English from Radford University, where he also worked for two years under a graduate teaching fellowship. Since 2004, he has been an instructor at Northwood High School in Saltville, Virginia.  During that time, he has taught English 9, 10, and...

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