engl 1101 syllabus

engl 1101 syllabus - English 1101 Fall 2008 MWF 10:10...

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English 1101 Mr. Bob Krask Fall 2008 7 Park Hall MWF 10:10 AM-11:00 AM [email protected] Park Hall 80 Office hours: TBA Course Goals In English 1101 students will learn to write papers in and out of class using processes that include discovering ideas and evidence, organizing that material, and revising, editing, and polishing the finished paper; think critically so that they can recognize the difference between opinion and evidence and so that they can support an intelligent, challenging thesis; address papers to a range of audiences; understand the collaborative and social aspects of the writing process and demonstrate an ability to critique the writing of themselves and others; develop a sense of voice appropriate to the subject, the writer's purpose, the context, and the reader's expectations; understand how genres shape reading and writing and produce writing in several genres; compose unified, coherent paragraphs that develop topic sentences with detailed support; follow the conventions of standard edited English and MLA documentation. Required Texts Motives for Writing, 5 th ed., Miller (MW) The St. Martin’s Handbook , 6 th ed., Lunsford (SMH) First-year Composition Guide at UGA, 2008-09 ed. Course Requirements Students will write a minimum of four essays (approximately 1,000-1,500 words). The instructor may choose to substitute an in-class essay of approximately 500-1,000 words for one out-of-class essay. In addition to writing papers and doing other work, all students will create a Final Writing Portfolio. The Portfolio will include:
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2009 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Bruce during the Fall '07 term at UGA.

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