Welcome to the research guide for COM 1020, Composition and Critical Thinking II.
In COM 1010, you developed critical thinking skills, reading skills, and writing skills in the context of personal, professional, digital, and academic environments, with emphasis on analysis. COM 1020 will continue to build those foundational skills, while also focusing on argument and the rhetorical situation.
Just as in COM 1010, you will continue to examine, to develop, and to employ the writing process while focusing on audience, invention, rhetorical context, language, style, purpose, written communication strategies, and digital demands.
This research guide will supplement the use of your textbook, They Say, I Say.
Here you will find resources related to college writing geared to help you develop and refine your writing skills.
The guide is organized based upon the assignments you will be doing in the course.
You will have access to this guide now and after you complete the course.
Accordingly, you will be able to use it for the course assignments and a writing resource in the future.