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Foundations of English Composition

Foundations of English Composition

Sophia's Foundations of English Composition course teaches foundational writing skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level English Composition course. Students will learn how to construct sound sentences, craft effective paragraphs, and write cohesive compositions, developing their writing skills through all stages of the writing process. Full Description

3 semester credits

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  • Category: English and Communication

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Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model features multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's Foundations of English Composition course teaches foundational writing skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level English Composition course.  Students will learn how to construct sound sentences, craft effective paragraphs, and write cohesive compositions, developing their writing skills through all stages of the writing process.

In Sophia's Foundations of English Composition course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 6 Challenge assessments, 2 Milestone assessments, and 2 Touchstone assessments and tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Write Effective Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Write Effective Essays

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24 Student Reviews
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by Olivia S. on November 2, 2017
Sometimes it was a little hard to wrap my head around certain subjects without a onto one at times.
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by Jameka T. on September 14, 2017
The content in the course was helpful in reading & learning, but I wish there was more structure practice to assist in forming a full essay. It would've been helpful with practicing the formatting, because this program went from creating a paragraph to a full essay. There should have been a bit more of a transition between the two.
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by Katie G. on August 11, 2017
Easy class. There needs to be edits made to correct grammatical errors.
Sophia replied on August 11, 2017

Hi Katie— Congratulations on your successful course completion! While we can assure you that we have a thorough editing process in place, we invite you to reach out to our Learning Coach team if you ever have concerns about the course material. Congratulations again on completing the course!

— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
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by Andre B. on July 17, 2017
I want to thank the chat room team, as well as the ones that dealt with my imperfections, this was a very great class, and although I scored low and the class is over, I will continue learning more, Thanks Sophia!
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by Tom R. on June 14, 2017
This was a good introduction class.
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by Gordon B. on May 22, 2017
I thought the instructor in this course was excellent and that my writing definitely improved. This course is great value for money as you get 4.5 credits for less than $329.
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by Rosalee H. on May 2, 2017
This course was wonderful and Sophia made it easy to navigate through. Thanks
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by Charles B. on April 19, 2017
This class has really helped me with my writing skills.

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  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
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