First-Year Composition is
- a course of study, a curriculum
- In high school and college, students in the U.S. take coursework in academic writing.
- an academic discipline (Writing Studies).
Synonymous Terms: Composition may also be referred as First-Year Writing, Academic Writing, Writing in the Disciplines.
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Fake News is an undergraduate syllabus for a course on composition in English. This course aims to help students develop an understanding and practice of Empathetic Information Literacy, which is conceptualized as