Intensive Composition and Reading Stretch: First Quarter

Course Description

Integration of reading and writing skills necessary for success in EWRT 1A with an emphasis on evaluation, analysis, synthesis, questioning, and critical inquiry of assigned readings, from culturally diverse traditions, and in essays. Immersion in the reading and writing process with opportunities for instruction on strategies and skills to succeed in transfer-level curriculum. Composition of well-organized, clear essays with varying purposes and audiences both in and out of class. This is the first of a two-course sequence.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
36497 EWRT 1AS 02Z ·T·R··· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM Anne Argyriou ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

EWRT1AS.02Z: This class is the first quarter of a 10-unit, 2-quarter EWRT 1A class. Students who complete this course successfully have priority status to register with the same instructor next quarter whenever possible. For assistance, please email the English Performance Success counselors at eps@deanza.edu. This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


(See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.) Prerequisite: Placement based on English Assessment Process, including GPA multiple measure assessment.
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