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COURSE OUTLINE WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Fall - 2016 Course Title Course Reference Number ENG 101: Writing and Research 82452 Instructor’s Name College Email and Phone Prof. Jim Werner [email protected] 914-606-6840 Class Meeting Days/Times Class Meeting Location Tuesday and Friday 12:30 – 1:45 TEC 155 (Tue), AAB 310 (Fri) Office Hours and Location __________________________________________________ Tuesday through Friday 9-11 – SCI 301 Course Description Students in English 101 conduct research and write proposals, annotated bibliographies or literature reviews, and research essays. They develop research topics and questions; identify, summarize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize relevant sources; and present arguments based on their findings. Students document where information and ideas come from by using MLA style. They enter academic conversations by doing research that builds upon existing knowledge. Prerequisite: 8 on Writing Placement Exam, or grade of A in Writing for College 1, or passing grade in Writing for College 2. Offered every semester. Course Textbook and Required Materials The Craft of Research by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. Third Edition. University of Chicago Press, 0-226-06566-9. Access to Blackboard, the authoritative source for information about the course. You must check Blackboard DAILY to learn about homework assignments, submit your work, check emails, and generally stay in touch with me and with the course. I often post messages on Blackboard between class sessions here and you will be responsible for this information. You should also know that you have an active WCC e-mail address ; if you don’t know how to login to your WCC email, contact the Help Desk ASAP and check this account regularly. A 3-ring binder or folder where you can collect all the entries from your Journal (described under Projects, below), whether typed or handwritten, and a class notebook . A grammar handbook/manual (perhaps you have one left over from a previous English course) and a standard collegiate dictionary/thesaurus .
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2 Student Learning Outcomes & Objectives SLO/Objectives - Upon successful completion, students will be able to: This outcome will be measured by the following instruments (exercises, tools, observations): SLO 1: Demonstrate understanding of writing as a multistage process Research proposal, Annotated Bibliography (or Literature Review), and Research Essays, together totaling a minimum of 4,000 words, equivalent to 16 double-spaced pages Objective 1 Use writing for inquiry, learning, thinking, and communicating Objective 2 Develop strategies for pre-writing, composing, revising, editing, and proofreading SLO 2: Produce texts that present ideas effectively Research proposal, Annotated Bibliography (or Literature Review), and Research Essays, together totaling a minimum of 4,000 words, equivalent to 16 double-spaced pages Objective 1 Focus on a controlling idea or question Objective 2 Support ideas with reasoning and evidence Objective 3 Summarize others’ ideas clearly, accurately, and thoroughly Objective 4 Integrate their own ideas with the
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