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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHC 102 - Articulating Honors: Research Writing in the Twenty-First Century

Introduces students to the academic expectations for DHC students; including writing essays, giving presentations, joining class discussions, and conducting research. Examines the philosophy, history, and debates surrounding honors education today, ultimately entering the discussion themselves. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: admission to the Douglas Honors College.

Credits: (5)

General Education Category: FYE2 - Academic Writing I: Critical Reading & Responding

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Read, summarize, and respond critically to source materials, identifying assertions, rhetorical strategies, and assumptions.
  • Identify conventional English grammar, usage, punctuation, and spelling; edit with confidence and accuracy; use citation and documentation effectively.
  • Describe the interrelationship between style and meaning in the writing of others and adjust style to enhance meaning in their own writing.
  • Prepare and implement a research plan that includes the evaluation of sources found by using the library, its research databases, and other relevant sources.
  • Effectively share their findings and ideas orally, through formal presentations as well as informal discussion.
  • Take a position on a question at issue by developing a focused assertion based on a shared assumption, synthesizing evidence in support of a line of reasoning, and addressing divergent stances on the issue.
  • Consider the role of honors within academic institutions

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg, Online

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