The outcomes for both WRI 1000 and 1100 draw upon the Council of Writing Program Administrator’s Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition, approved 17 July 2014. See also WPA: Writing Program Administration, vol. 38, no. 1, fall 2014, pp. 129-43.
At the end of WRI 1100, students will be able to do the following under these four areas of proficiency:
Understand and use the appropriate types of writing (genres) that communicate knowledge and ideas in this discipline
Understand and use the kinds of questions, problems, and evidences that are important in this discipline
Locate, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and use disciplinary research materials both primary and secondary
Develop a researched writing project through multiple drafts, using writing as a tool for the discovery, refinement, and communication of ideas
Produce writing that is suitable for the field, occasion, or genre in its use of claims, evidence, structure, diction, and citation
Understand how conventions for structure, style, and citation vary among genres in this discipline
To see a chart linking the WRI 1000 outcomes to the WRI 1100 outcomes, click here.