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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

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  • 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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by Denise D. on June 27, 2018
Great class.
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by Kimberly L. on June 20, 2018
This was a very enjoyable class. Thank you for the feedback, I learned quite a bit. Thanks Kim
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by Abubakarr B. on June 12, 2018
This course was beneficial for me as an ESL student because it taught me to be a better writer and reader.
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by Gaye S. on May 29, 2018
I learned a lot from this course. I thought I knew what I needed and I learned in past years, but I was wrong. I'm still not that good at composing essays, but if I have to put one together I know how to start.
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by Sony M. on May 25, 2018
English 101 with Sophia was an exceptional experience. It helped me immensely to modulate my writing style.
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by Lorie B. on April 25, 2018
This is my first course and it took a little getting used to. I appreciate all the help from my advisor. I look forward to taking another course.
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by Mary C. on March 1, 2018
Great class. Challenging to complete when life challenges get in the way but the Sophia coach work with u , applying gentle pressure when u are falling behind making your goal achievable.
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by Matthew P. on February 12, 2018
I enjoyed this course a lot. I have been out of school for more than 10 years and it was a great course to reintroduce me to college!

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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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