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Course SyllabusENG 112Page1of13Course InformationCourse:ENG 112 College Composition IISection:ENG 111-108FLecture:This traditional (classroom) class meets twice per weekSemester:Spring 2018 (January 8May 6, 2017)Day/Time:Tuesdays & Thursdays/9:30-10:45 a.m.Location:LFCC-Fauquier Campus, Room: Wolk Hall-107Instructor InformationOffice HoursTypeDayTimeLocationWalk-InTuesdays11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.Fauquier Campus Adjunct OfficeWolk Hall,Room 225Appointment onlyWednesdays12 Noon - 2 p.m.Adjunct Office (see above) or otherconvenient locationor TBD(other days/times by mutual agreementif schedules don’t permit any of the above)Course DescriptionSecond semester of College Composition (ENG 112) continues to develop college writing with increased emphasis oncritical essays, argumentation and research, and develops these competencies through the examination of a range oftexts about the human experience. This course requires students to locate, evaluate, integrate, and document sourcesand effectively edit for style and usage. ENG 112 will prepare students for all other expected college writing and forwriting in the workplace by engaging the writing process, critical thinking and writing, argument, and research. Thecontent (subject matter) of the course also serves as an introduction to literature and literary analysis, which is requiredfor the literature courses that most transfer students are required to take. ENG 112 is a pre-requisite for any literaturecourse as it provides the student with the necessary critical vocabulary and speaking and writing experiences that serveas a foundation for higher-level English courses. Lecture, 3 hours per week.Writing activities will include the following:in-class literature discussions and topic-based quizzeshomework readings and response papers (literaryanalysis)three (3) graded critical analysis essays, akacritiques(rhetoricalanalysis):oShort storycritical analysis essay (narrativeanalysis)oPoetrycritical analysis essay (metaphoranalysis)oDramacritical analysis essay (ideologicalanalysis)a written proposal (template supplied) for your final projecta literature-based research paper (final project)the longest essay, consisting of an analysis ofan author’s lifeand worksrequiring complete MLA style including a Works Cited sectionas an optional final exam, students may submit a rewrite of one of the previously submitted critical analysis essaysfor extra credit (Note: the final research paper does not apply for this option.)Name:Steve LemanskiEmail:[email protected]Phone540-351-1505 (Main Office phone, messages taken)Office Location:Adjunct Office, Room: Wolk Hall-225
Course SyllabusENG 112Page2of13Course ObjectivesCollege Composition II introduces the student to essay writing based on the rhetorical analysis of literature. Contentincludes:analysis of selected works in the genres of short story, poetry, and drama

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