Learning Outcomes


The FLC COMP 250



Rhetorical knowledge

  •   Establish main and secondary claims, evidence, and consideration of multiple viewpoints
  •   Understand how voice, tone, format, and structure affect content
  •   Read and write texts in several genres, for specific discourse communities (may include professional or disciplinary)
  •   Develop awareness of authorial bias in readings
Experience in the writing and research process

  • Develop invention, revision, editing, and proofreading strategies through multiple drafts to complete an in-depth project
  • Use a variety of technologies to develop information literacy skills, utilizing campus resources as        needed
  • Conduct original research by selecting a specific topic and using primary and secondary sources to        understand and explicate it
  • Understand and practice ethical research methodologies


Critical thinking and communication strategies

  • Incorporate research methods that utilize multiple perspectives


  • Develop presentation skills that incorporate multimodal genres
  • Create a deliberative argument that seeks to move audience to action or address a defined        problem or gap in the scholarship
  • Recognize and communicate to a variety of audiences within specific disciplines, discourses, or        professions
Awareness of writing conventions

  • Use appropriate format for specific writing task, including visual design
  • Apply genre conventions such as structure, tone, voice, and mechanics
  • Use disciplinary vocabulary, format, and documentation
  • Control features such as syntax, grammar, punctuation, and spelling

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