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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2018-2019 Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 099 - Writing Essentials

Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG 098  and/or an appropriate score on placement test and/or writing sample.
(3 Credits)
This course is designed to help students develop effective writing and reading strategies appropriate for college studies. Students will engage in a variety of reading and writing activities, concentrating on logical interpretation of what they read and on clear written expression of what they understand. Instruction focuses on developing reading strategies to enhance comprehension, recall, analysis of texts and college-level vocabulary. Writing instruction emphasizes paragraphs and short essays that are unified, coherent, and fully developed. Students placed into this course are required to utilize online learning tools a minimum of four hours a week and/or the Learning Support Center for additional instruction, homework, and skill-building exercises. A minimum attendance of two Learning Support Center workshops outside of regular class time is required.  Course fee required. Total of 45 contact hours.

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