Developmental English courses are designed
to prepare Eastfield students for success in future composition courses
as well as other college classes and disciplines. Through lecture, group
studies, and individual projects, students learn to read critically and
respond to varied texts with insightful, well-organized writing of
their own. Students learn to recognize and write in several modes of
discourse, building towards collegiate argumentation.
is done through a combination of traditional and technological formats.
The skills and attitudes mastered in Developmental English strengthen
language-based comprehension and performance as the foundation of
effective, professional communication that will serve students through
their academic careers and beyond.