NVCC ENG 111-024N College Composition I FALL 18 Syllabus (JKWAK).pdf

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NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, ANNANDALE CAMPUSCOLLEGE COMPOSITION IFALL 2018(8/22/18 – 12/18/18)ENG 111 (3 CREDITS)- 024N (17064)TIME: MW 11:00 - 12:15 PMLOCATION: CT-0223CONTACT INFORMATIONProfessor:Jennica KwakEmail:[email protected]Office Location:CT 233Office Hours:MW 12:15 - 12:45 PM or by appointmentCOURSE DESCRIPTIONENG 111 prepares students for all other expected college writing and writing in the workplace by introducing criticalthinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics; develop andsupport ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate sources; edit for effective study and usage; anddetermine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes.COURSE GOALSUpon successful completion of this course you will be able to:read, summarize, critically analyze, and respond to college-level writing;engage in all phases of the writing purpose (brainstorming, drafting, revising, editing, reflecting);incorporate your personal reading and life experiences into the writing process;write well-developed exploratory and argument essays showing your understanding of purpose and audience;use correct grammar and mechanics in your writing;apply appropriate sources with proper documentation and avoid plagiarism.Breakdown of Topics Discussed:GOAL ONE — READING WITH A PURPOSEIdentify what “active reading” isUse different strategies to become active readers (note-taking)GOAL TWO — COMPOSING THE ESSAYIdentify & organize parts of the essayDifferentiate among memoirs, exploratory and argument essaysLearn how to revise & peer editGOAL THREE— CONDUCTING RESEARCHIdentify what a “research paper” isUse different strategies to conduct a research paperLearn how to properly integrate sources using MLADelivering your research using presentation skills
COURSE PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITESYou qualify for this course by:achieving appropriate scores on placement tests, SAT, IBT or ACT;having satisfactorily completed required ENF English courses; orhaving satisfactorily completed required ESL courses.REQUIRED MATERIALSWriting in Response. 2ndEdition. Matthew Parfitt.Rules for Writers. 8th Edition (with tabs). Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommer.ESSENTIAL MATERIALS3-ring binder/notebookactivated VCCS student email account & daily access to a computer that has Word and Internet access;access to Blackboard (if you have trouble logging in, contact IT Helpdesk: 703-426-4141).COURSE ASSIGNMENTSThroughout the course, you will:participate in small group and class discussions and engage in discussion forum on Blackboard;write 3 types essays (memoir, exploratory, and argument);write an analytical film response using appropriate source integration (MLA);write a research project (includes a presentation);take a final exam.

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