WR115 Intro to College Composition

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Offers broad preparation for using writing in service of student success. Provides supported opportunities for practice in reading critically, locating information, exploring ideas, and writing to learn. Prerequisites: Placement into WR 115 or completion of (WR 90 or ESOL 262 or IRW 90) and placement into RD 115 or completion of (RD 90 or ESOL 260 or IRW 90). Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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List of classes for WR115 Intro to College Composition
CRN Location & type Days & time Dates Seats available Materials More info
10771 Web


From January 6 through March 21, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 10771
Instructor: Mary M Sylwester
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact the department at 971-722-7327.

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Course details: CRN 10771

Course materials


Find out which textbooks are required for this course.

Online publisher materials

We will use the InQuizitive grammar quiz system from W.W. Norton. In order to access the quizzes, you need an access code that comes with the e-book or with the print copy of the Little Seagull Handbook. Purchase the book from W.W. Norton directly, or from the PCC campus bookstore. If you purchase the book used or from Amazon or another third-party seller, you will not receive an access code. The e-book version, with access to online quizzes, is $15 and will be available through a link in the class if you want to purchase it. Also required for the course is The Seagull Reader: Essays, available from Norton or from the PCC bookstore.

Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

There are no other in-person and on-campus activities.


 No special technology, other than a computer and reliable internet access.

Instructor comments:

Students in this class work on developing and supporting a main point, and they also write for different genres and audiences. Students also learn about common grammatical and stylistic writing problems. Students are required to respond to published essays in online discussions, as well as critique other students' work. Drafts are shared in small groups for editing before being submitted for evaluation. Writing assignments include paragraphs, essays, and in-class writing. There is a timed writing final exam, taken online. Conferences are required and may be accomplished in person, by telephone, or by email.

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Distance Education technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes. To learn more, go to http://www.pcc.edu/osg