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English Composition I

English Composition I

Sophia's English Composition I course takes you through the stages of the writing process, from brainstorming and drafting through revision and proofreading. Students will strengthen their writing skills and become more engaged readers and stronger critical thinkers. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to Excelsior College
  • 3 semester credits at Excelsior College
  • Excelsior College Equivalency: Language Arts (GEN ED.)
  • Category: English and Communication

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Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model features multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's English Composition I course takes you through the stages of the writing process, from brainstorming and drafting through revision and proofreading. Students will strengthen their writing skills and become more engaged readers and critical thinkers.

In Sophia's English Composition I course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 15 Challenge assessments, 5 Milestone assessments, and 5 Touchstone assessments and tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Describe English Composition
  • Articulate the Writing Process
  • Apply Writing and Revising Techniques
  • Conduct Research and Integrate Evidence
  • Synthesize Academic Writing Skills

NOTE: Before you begin the English Composition I course, you will be asked to submit a short writing sample (250-500 words) to demonstrate your writing style. This sample will help Sophia's Learning Coaches to support you with your successful journey through the course.

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102 Student Reviews
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by Josephine B. on October 30, 2017
Being able to work at my own pace was great.
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by Sarah T. on October 26, 2017
A great course to brush up on writing basics and learn how to improve your compositions.
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by Diane M. on October 16, 2017
Great course.
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by Shannon S. on September 29, 2017
This course offers a variety of ways to learn and to demonstrate that learning. The person who evaluated my writing was a generous mix of guide and motivator.
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by Diane S. on September 28, 2017
I appreciate you help and guidance Thank you
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by Chrishele R. on September 20, 2017
The first 3 modules are fine but the last 2 are too hard. Dont like having to site sources.
Sophia replied on September 20, 2017

Hi Chrishele— Congratulations on completing the course! Citing your sources is a necessary component of any academic research assignment, so the citation skills you learned in this course will be useful in the future. Congratulations again on earning these credits!

— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
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by Niya N. on September 14, 2017
Overall, good course. The work was difficult at times, but reasonable. Exactly what you would expect from an online class. Staff/customer service and the videos were very helpful and the time frame given is doable.
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by ODUMEGWU A. on August 11, 2017
Benefited from the class immensely but yet to redeem my $50.00 scholarship

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  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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