House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus ENGL-1301-03 (Composition)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
|Instructor||Ravey, Jennifer Hope|
|Course ID #||10022|
|Course Description||Intensive study and practice in the basic forms of expository writing. Frequentthemes. Collateral reading in articles and essays of a factual and informative type.|
|Required Textbooks||The Little, Brown Handbook|
Student Learning Outcomes:
1. Students will compose expository essays with a clear thesis and introduction.
2. Students will compose expository essays with organized supporting paragraphs.
3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the standard conventions of English grammar and punctuation and write clear and efficient sentences.
4. Toward the end of the course, students will write at least one successful argumentative or analytical essay.
|Major Assignments||4 Major essays, one library assignment, grammar test|
|Discussion Topics||Identity: national, personal, societal. Students will discuss how these various identities affect them in daily life.|
|Attendance Policy||More than 4, a student's grade will drop by a full letter. Beyond that, it is the instructor's discretion to fail a student.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Performance will be assessed on the following:
Essay 1 rough draft and final – 15%
Essay 2 rough draft and final – 15%
Essay 3 rough draft and final – 15%
Final Essay – 25%
Final Grammar Test – 10%
Professionalism/Participation (includes quizzes and homework) – 20%
|Final Exam Date||May 16, 2011 - 10:90 AM|
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