English Composition II reviews
Great feedback on submitted essays to promote improvement! Prompt grading! Would recommend.
Great experience with the writing process.
This course was easy to understand and helped me expand my writing knowledge especially when it came to citing sources. BEWARE, it takes A LOT of time for touchstones to be graded/returned. I didn't realize at first but then I learned to start working on the next touchstone so I could turn it in as soon as the previous one was graded.
It was helpful and challenging but still doable. I learned a lot and my graders were incredibly fast and super friendly.
I liked the self-paced aspect.
This was Great!!! And a great instructor as well!
Lots of writing and definitely recommend those who are looking to complete Eng Comp II requirements. Since the touchstones are tied to each other, one needs to be graded before one can submit the next one. So plan accordingly! The customer service at Sophia is great and truly appreciated their help. Kudos and shout out to Andrew and Matt at the customer service for helping me through!! Thank You!!
Avoid it like covid unless you really need the credits
The information in this course was helpful. However, the grading of the assignments took way too long. There is a lot of reading and 2-3 essays. But the MileStones are a peace-of-cake!
Great way to obtain English credits for your college degree. Make sure you have another class that does not require grading while you take the course so you can make the best of your monthly subscription.
Writing essays has always been a struggle for me. Every touchstone leading up to the final research paper was very helpful. Mr. Tyler graded every single one of my papers, and it was encouraging to have the same person helping me improve my writing skills through feedback. This class is probably the best English class I have taken all my life.
Challenging but worthwhile!
Would 100% recommend got my essay is great it quickly
It was good.
Wonderful class. Very easy to follow.
Fun class! Grading takes a while, but I was offered an extension. Would recommend to anyone!
The work in itself was not too difficult, however, some of the graders seem to be overly critical of small mistakes. The graders for the 3rd module and onward seemed to give the most constructive feedback whereas the ones for the early assignments were much more critical which was discouraging.
Very difficult. As I think, not enough material provided for students to start working on touchstones.
This course taught me so much about writing a research paper. I am so much more confident in my writing and researching skills after taking this course. If you take this course, know that it is time consuming but rewarding!
This course has been really helpful.
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ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
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Sophia's English Composition II course is designed to build upon the concepts taught in English Composition I by focusing on a research perspective. In this course, you will be introduced to proper research techniques for academic writing and will practice navigating the steps of the research process, beginning with a research question and culminating in a final 6-8 page argumentative research essay.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete nine Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and seven Touchstone assessments (these are writing assignments) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Apply the basics of research writing
- Develop effective research questions and thesis statements
- Evaluate the types and quality of sources
- Engage in meaningful analysis of research
- Apply the principles and techniques of argumentative writing
- Structure research essays effectively
- Integrate research according to citation conventions
- Improve rough drafts using revising and editing skills
- Polish final drafts using proofreading skills
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