Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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EL 116 - Critical Thinking for Paragraph Writing

3 Credit(s)

Students will develop and strengthen their critical reading, thinking, and writing skills. Together, EL116 and WR087 integrate these skills to prepare students for essay writing.

Corequisite: WR 087  

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use critical reading and thinking skills for academic success in writing within the context of a liberal education. Develop the ability to engage in and value a respectful and free exchange of ideas
  2. Apply a variety of reading strategies for paragraph-level inquiry, learning and thinking
  3. Use time management and goal setting strategies for successful paragraph writing and grammar improvement
  4. Use critical thinking skills such as synthesis and analysis as they pertain to paragraph writing and grammar improvement
  5. Identify and use information literacy skills in pre-college level writing including locating, evaluating and using source material (in print or online)

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