English Composition

Connect, Collaborate, Communicate

by Ann Inoshita, Karyl Garland, Kate Sims, Jeanne K. Tsutsui Keuma, Tasha Williams

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Book Description

This open book has been designed for students to learn the foundational concepts for English 100 (first-year college composition). The content aligns to learning outcomes across all campuses in the University of Hawai'i system. It was designed, written, and edited during a three day book sprint in May, 2019.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download English Composition ebook for free in PDF format (2.1 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
College Success Skills
1.1 Introduction
1.2 College Success Skills
1.3 Intellectual Standards for Quality
Chapter 2
The Writing Process
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Prewriting
2.3 Drafting
2.4 Revision
2.5 Editing
Chapter 3
Essay Structure
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Opening Paragraphs
3.3 Body Paragraphs
3.4 Conclusions
Chapter 4
Types of Essays
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Narration
4.3 Process Analysis
4.4 Evaluation
4.5 Persuasion
Chapter 5
Research Skills
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Research Process
5.3 Citing Sources
Appendix 1
Place-Based and Culture-Based Readings
Appendix 2
Online Videos and Readings
Appendix 3
Additional Suggested Assignments

Book Details

University of Hawaii Manoa
ISBN13 Digital
ISBN10 Digital
PDF Size
2.1 MB

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