English 092/093 Syllabus/Summer Quarter 2007
Instructor: Liz Dills
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Office Hour: 9-9:30 or by appointment
Required Textbooks & Materials:
Course Description: Students will focus on a work of non-fiction and a variety of discussions related to contemporary issues and on thematically corresponding essay assignments, including definition, comparison & contrast, and literary analysis. Students will learn how to find an engaging thesis with purpose and audience in mind, organize supporting details, revise, proof, and edit. We will also review the fundamentals of grammar and punctuation.
Course Objective: In preparation for 101, a student should be able to produce writing that demonstrates an understanding of the writing process and of the rhetorical components: topic, audience, and main point. The student writing should be clear, effective, and without significant grammatical or mechanical errors that interfere with meaning.
Course Requirements: For a student to have a successful quarter in 092/093, several things are required regarding assignments, grades, and attendance:
1. Three out-of-class essays (a minimum of 2.5-3 full pages in length, word- processed, double-spaced, 12 pt. font size (3x10=30 pts.)
100-92 pts.=A/A- 91-83 pts.=B+/B/B- 82-74 pts.=C+/C/C-
Writing Lab: The class will be composing and editing essay rough drafts on a weekly basis in the Writing Lab. The Lab will be reserved during regular class time on Wednesdays. You should plan to word process assignments and to discuss your work in conference with me. Attendance is required.
Important Note: I urge all
students to check the BCC student Procedures & Expectations web address at http://www.bcc.ctc.edu/artshum/studentinfo.html,
especially if you are new to campus.
Also, if you require accommodation based on a documented disability,
have emergency medical information to share, or need special assistance of any
kind, please see me as soon as possible.
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