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COURSE SYLLABUS FOR ENG 111 fall 2016 - GASTON COLLEGE...

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GASTON COLLEGECOURSE SYLLABUS FOR ENG 111:WRITING AND INQUIRYDATE SYLLABUS REVISED: August 2016INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION AND OFFICE HOURSInstructor: Michael PowellTelephone:704-922-6553Email: [email protected]Office Location:Robinson Classroom Building, Office No. 309Office Hours: Posted on bulletin board at office locationCOURSE DESCRIPTION:This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formatsusing a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis,effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesisdevelopment, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produceunified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.GENERAL EDUCATION COMPETENCIES:ENG 111 addresses the following Gaston College General Education Competencies:1.Use computers and other educational technologies to achieve academic and work-related goals.2.Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.3.Analyze problems and make logical decisions.4.Examine the arts/humanities and social behavioral sciences from cultural and historic perspectives.2.Communicate effectively through writing, reading and speaking.3.Analyze problems and make logical decisions.4.Examine the arts/humanities and social behavioral sciences from cultural and historic perspectives.LEARNING OUTCOMES:Upon completion of ENG 111, the student will be able to:1. Demonstrate writing as a recursive process.2. Demonstrate writing and inquiry in context using different rhetorical strategies to reflect, analyze,explain, and persuade in a variety of genres and formats.3. Students will reflect upon and explain their writing strategies.4. Demonstrate the critical use and examination of printed, digital, and visual materials.5. Locate, evaluate, and incorporate relevant sources with proper documentation.6. Compose texts incorporating rhetorically effective and conventional use of language.7. Collaborate actively in a writing community.CREDITS, HOURS, PREREQUISITES:Number Semester Hours Credit: 3Number Class (Lecture) Hours Per Week: 3Number Laboratory Hours Per Week: 0Prerequisite(s):ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098Co-requisite(s): NoneCourse Format: LectureSTUDENT MATERIALS NEEDED:Textbook:Kirszner, Laurie B., and Stephen R. Mandell.The Wadsworth Handbook. 10th ed. :Wadsworth, 2014and
Kennedy, X.J, Dorothy M. Kennedy, and Marcia F. Muth.The Beford Guide for College Writers withReader. 10thed. 2014Other Required Materials:Here the instructor will post any additional required materials for the course.For example, highlighter, index cards, dictionary, calculator, type of notebook, etc.Suggested Text:A good pocket college dictionary such asMerriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary.

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