Write argumentative essays
Write argumentative essays analyzing specific texts or topics, introducing a clear thesis and developing arguments to support the thesis using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence.
Write expository research papers
Write expository research papers that gather and synthesize information from multiple sources, develop and support the topic with well-chosen facts and examples, and organize ideas to make important connections and distinctions.
Apply writing strategies and processes
Develop and improve writing through multiple drafts by planning, revising, editing, and incorporating feedback.
Apply writing conventions
Apply writing conventions from appropriate style guides (e.g., MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.) in composing papers and citing references.
Give oral presentations
Effectively deliver formal oral presentations that are tailored to a specific audience, making use of appropriate presentational media.
Convey meaning accurately
Convey meaning orally and in writing using a register and level of grammatical accuracy appropriate for academic and professional audiences.