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This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 9 Challenges (formative assessments) and 7 Touchstones (project-based or written assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.

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Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Utilize best practices in research writing to develop a research question and thesis statement.</li><li>Analyze source material to determine its academic quality and reliability.</li><li>Construct a first draft of an argumentative research paper using appropriate essay structure and sources.</li><li>Create a final draft of an argumentative research paper using revising, editing, and proofreading skills.</li></ul>
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