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1 HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE English 1302 0287 CRN: 55883 Composition II—Spring 2018 3 Credit Hours / 48 Hours Per Semester 16 Weeks: January 16- May 14 Lecture / Core Curriculum Monday/Wednesday 7:00 – 8:20 pm Room A 302 Alief-Hayes Campus _______________________________________ Professor Contact Information Maat H. Andrews E-mail: [email protected] HCC email as listed on Canvas Office: Library or Appropriately Selected Area Cell for Texting Only 832-496-1235 Office Hours: Fridays after 5pm and Some Saturday Mornings ______________________________________________ Please feel free to contact me concerning any problems that you are experiencing in this course. You do not need to wait until you have received a poor grade before asking for my assistance. Your performance in my class is very important to me. I am available to hear your concerns and just to discuss course topics. Course Description: Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions. Learning Outcomes Demonstrate knowledge of individual and collaborative research processes. Develop ideas and synthesize primary and secondary sources within focused academic arguments, including one or more research-based essays. Analyze, interpret, and evaluate a variety of texts for the ethical and logical uses of evidence. Write in a style that clearly communicates meaning, builds credibility, and inspires belief or action. Apply the conventions of style manuals for specific academic disciplines (e.g., APA, CMS, MLA, etc.) Prerequisite:
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2 A Passing Grade in English 1301 Learning Outcomes Students Should Demonstrate knowledge of individual and collaborative research processes. Develop ideas and synthesize primary and secondary sources within focused academic arguments, including one or more research-based essays. Analyze, interpret, and evaluate a variety of texts for the ethical and logical uses of evidence. Write in a style that clearly communicates meaning, builds credibility, and inspires belief or action. Apply the conventions of style manuals for specific academic disciplines (e.g., APA, CMS, MLA, etc.) Course Requirements Reading. This is a discussion-based course. You are expected to come to class having carefully read in an analytical manner the assigned texts. Your ability to participate thoughtfully in large and small group discussions will affect your professionalism and grade. Response Journals and Reading Quizzes. Students should be prepared for quizzes on the days readings are due. Quizzes will be short (10-15 minutes) and may either be short answer or brief in-class writings. Journals will be completed in class and will discuss specific prompts Writing workshops, and Revision workshops. We will workshop out-of-class essays, and students are expected to attend them prepared to participate thoughtfully.
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