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Foundations of English Composition

Foundations of English Composition

Sophia's Foundations of English Composition course teaches foundational writing skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level English Composition course. Students will learn how to construct sound sentences, craft effective paragraphs, and write cohesive compositions, developing their writing skills through all stages of the writing process. Full Description

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  • 4.5 semester credits at Walden University
  • Walden University Equivalency: General Elective
  • 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 Foundations of English Composition course teaches foundational writing skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level English Composition course. Students will learn how to construct sound sentences, craft effective paragraphs, and write cohesive compositions, developing their writing skills through all stages of the writing process.

In Sophia's Foundations of English Composition course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 8 Challenge assessments, 2 Milestone assessments, and 2 Touchstone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Write Effective Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Write Effective Essays

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98 Student Reviews
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by Katherine T. on May 21, 2019
Loved every about this course, thank you!
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by Dane T. on May 20, 2019
I've learned a great deal from this course. I now have significantly more knowledge about writing than what I knew prior. Very grateful for the opportunity and experience. -Dane
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by Jenn W. on May 17, 2019
This course does not have the 'credit by examination' feel that can creep in to online courses. The feedback on the Touchstone assignments was careful and well presented. Additionally, it helped me to better my writing in ways that I didn't expect.
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by Dean L. on May 17, 2019
I do not like writing very much. The course was challenging.
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by Chardai A. on May 12, 2019
Really learned alot during this course ,loved it.
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by patrick j. on May 7, 2019
learned a lot, thank you!
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by Mike Z. on May 3, 2019
Overall English Composition is a well thought out class. The only complaint that I have is in regards to the grading taking longer than anticipated. I finalized the class a week ago and received the final grade approximately 7 days after completing. However, the feedback was great once it was given.
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by cory h. on May 2, 2019
This is a great course, I learned so much from this course while also coming to a conclusion that i strongly dislike English and it is probably my worst subject but hey at least im attempting to use punctuation better and also using better language.

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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.
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    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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