Learning goals for Writing Intensive courses
(established by UNC Asheville ILS Oversight Committee, Fall 2008)
Students will understand the importance of various genres of writing in
their respective disciplines, including both formal and informal modes of
- Students will understand the purpose and the process of revision in
- Students will be able to articulate a coherent thesis or purpose in
writing and support it with evidence and argumentation appropriate to a
given discipline or audience.
- Students, by writing to discover and critique their own and others'
will become aware of the importance of writing as a tool for learning.
- Students' writing will demonstrate the conventions and tone
for its given purpose.