See ECB introductory paragraphs under the Spring half-term listing for information on the Introductory Composition requirement and the ECB Writing Assessment test.

105. Writing Practicum. ECB Assessment (2) (Excl) Offered mandatory credit/no credit. (TUTORIAL) May be elected for a total of four credits for any combination of ECB 100-105.

ECB Practicum 105 is a two (2) credit course offered July 7 - August 17. Students are placed into Practicum on the basis of their assessment essay. Each section of ECB 105 has a maximum of 16 students who meet with their instructor four hours each week in class and once a week in half hour individual conferences. The writing instruction is designed to meet individual needs. At the end of the seven weeks, each student puts together a portfolio which is read and evaluated by two ECB lecturers. On the basis of writing skills demonstrated in the portfolio, practicum students are assigned to the appropriate level of College writing program.

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