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Outcomes Alignment Chart

CAEX 6065/6066: Graduate Writing II: Intermediate Composition Skills

Program Outcomes

1. Compose effective scholarly writing following APA style. (Synthesis) (V, VII, VIII)
2. Recognize the elements of scholarly writing in published literature and students’

writing. (Knowledge) (V, VI, VII, VIII)
3. Apply the principles of critical thinking in students’ own writing. (Application) (IV,

VIII)
4. Apply the steps of the writing process (e.g., drafting, revising) in students’ own

scholarly writing. (Application) (V, VIII)

Course Outcomes

1. Paraphrase content from a journal article
2. Analyze content from a journal article
3. Revise written work based on instructor feedback
4. Write an academic paragraph following the MEAL plan
5. Assess progress with writing skills

Weekly Objectives Alignment Chart

Week 1: Finding Your Place as a
Scholar

Met In Course
Outcome(s)

Program
Outcome(s)
University
Outcome(s)

Define scholarly writing

D 2 2

Identify skills for improvement

D 3 2, 3

Demonstrate how to access
assignment feedback

A 3 4

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Week 2: Reacting to a Reading Met In Course
Outcome(s)

Program
Outcome(s)
University
Outcome(s)

Develop an argument based on a
reading

D 2 2, 3

Justify the selection of an argument

D 2 2, 3

Draft original writing

A1 1 4

Report on writing feedback

A2 3 3, 4

Week 3: Gathering Evidence Met In Course
Outcome(s)

Program
Outcome(s)
University
Outcome(s)

Paraphrase evidence in support of an
argument

D 2 2, 3

Reflect on the paraphrasing process

D 1, 2 4

Draft original writing

A1 1 4

Report on writing feedback

A2 3 3, 4

Week 4: Analyzing the evidence Met In Course
Outcome(s)

Program
Outcome(s)
University
Outcome(s)

Analyze evidence in support of an
argument

D 2 2, 3

Reflect on the process of analyzing
evidence

D 1, 2 4

Draft original writing

A1 1 4

Report on writing feedback

A2 3 3, 4

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Week 5: Completing the Argument Met In Course
Outcome(s)

Program
Outcome(s)
University
Outcome(s)

Conclude a paragraph with a lead-out
sentence

D 2 2, 3

Reflect on the process of concluding a
paragraph

D 1, 2 4

Draft original writing

A1 1 4

Report on writing feedback

A2 3 3, 4

Week 6: Revising and Editing Met In Course
Outcome(s)

Program
Outcome(s)
University
Outcome(s)

Revise a MEAL plan paragraph

D 4 2, 3

Identify helpful revision resources and
strategies

D 3 4

Reflect on writing feedback A 3 3, 4