Eng102 Syllabus TR Dow Spring 2016 - English 102 TR English...

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English 102 TREnglish 102Composition & LiteratureLiberty University, Lynchburg, VASpring Semester 2016Tuesday large lectureInstructor: Virginia DowEmail: [email protected]Phone: (434) 592-5747Office & hours: DH 4032-E M 7:30-8 am /W-F 7:30-9 am / W 11-1:30 pmT/R 7:30 – 8:15 amThursday breakout classInstructor: David MadsenEmail: [email protected]Phone: 434-485-9500Office & hours: DH 3018Wed. and Fri. 1-4 pm GSA: Ms. Danielle Sarbo Office: DH 3399 Email: [email protected]For questions concerning your attendance, please email the GSA.“The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, but everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty” (Prov. 21.5).I. Course Description:Continues the emphasis on writing. Two analytical papers -- based upon studies of the short story, poetry, and drama—and a literary research paper, sequentially developed, are required.II. Rationale:English 102 continues the development of college-level writing skills and practice, providing students opportunities to evaluate literature from a biblical worldview; to examine structure, aesthetics, and issues; and to organize thinking in written form. In addition, the research paper requirement strengthens the students' skills in investigating,analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating the ideas of others, while also sharpening students' expression of their own conclusions. The introduction to literature enriches the students' general understanding of human experience which will assist them in subsequent courses and in life.III. Prerequisites:English 101 or its equivalent. It is the student’s responsibility to make up any prerequisite deficiencies, as stated in the Liberty University Catalog, which would prevent the successful completion of this course.IV. Texts / Materials:--Required:Johnson, Greg, and Thomas Arp. Perrine’s Literature: Structure, Sound & Sense.Custom Edition. Stamford: Cengage, 2015. ISBN: 9781305752597Tensen, Bonnie. Research Strategies for a Digital Age. Custom ed. Mason, OH: Cengage, 2014. ISBN 9781285052052This is the same text required for ENGL 101.Turning Point ResponseCard “Clicker.” Required for attendance, quizzes, participation, & exam.--Recommended:Shakespeare, William. Much Ado About Nothing.New York: Signet, 1998. ISBN 9780536448637.This play is required reading, available in electronic format on Blackboard. This paperback version of the play is recommended for those who prefer to read a print copy.V. Learning Outcomes & Requirements:When students have completed this course, they should have acquired the skills and knowledge requiredA.to write a persuasive analysis of a literary work ;B.to write with clarity;1
English 102 TRC.to recognize standard usage in English grammar, word choice (diction), phraseology, and sentencestructure;D.to apply knowledge of sentence structure to basic sentence editing and revision;E.to proceed independently through the various stages of research; and to integrate sources accurately and effectively;F.to identify the theme and structure of each literary selection as well as the significant characteristics or elements of each genre studied;G.

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