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Welcome to the ENG 101 LibGuide!  The purpose of this LibGuide is to help you be successful in this course, in particular to address course competencies 5 and 6 relating to research and citations (see below).

If you are enrolled in an online-only class, this LibGuide and the Quiz serve as library instruction for your class -- you do not need to schedule an on-campus library instruction appointment for yourself.

If you are enrolled in a face-to-face or hybrid class, your professor should schedule library instruction and will notify you of the date.

ENG 101 Course Description

ENG 101 (3) Writing I

Course ID: 000467

Focuses on academic writing. Provides instruction in drafting and revising essays that express ideas in Standard English, including reading critically, thinking logically, responding to texts, addressing specific audiences, researching and documenting sources. Includes review of grammar, mechanics and usage, Notes: (a) credit not available by special examination; (b) English 101 and 102 may not be taken concurrently; (c) AP credit in the English Language and Composition category for ENG 101 awarded as indicated by AP scoring chart in current KCTCS catalog.

Prerequisite: Appropriate writing placement score or ENC 091. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours). Components: Lecture Attributes: WC - Written Communication, Course Also Offered in Modules 

Course Competencies

KCTCS Competencies for ENG 101

Upon completion of this course, the student can:

  1. Develop an appropriate and articulate thesis in an essay using adequate support, sound reasoning, and valid evidence.
  2. Plan, draft, revise, proofread, and edit to produce well-written essays.
  3. Write in Standard English that is appropriate to purpose and audience.
  4. Respond in writing to college-level reading material to demonstrate comprehension of author's purpose, main idea, and organization.
  5. Use library search tools to find print/non-print materials.
  6. Document sources appropriately in selected writing assignments.

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