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Course SyllabusENG 111Page1of14Course InformationCourse:ENG 111 College Composition ISection:ENG 111-108FLecture:This traditional (classroom) class meets twice per weekSemester:Fall 2017 (August 21December 17, 2017)Day/Time:Tuesdays & Thursdays/9:30-10:45 a.m.Location:LFCC-Fauquier Campus, Room: Wolk Hall-109Instructor InformationOffice HoursTypeDayTimeLocationWalk-InTuesdays11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.Adjunct Office, Room 225Appointment onlyTuesdaysandThursdays3:00-5:00 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 DescriptionIntroduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, studentsrefine topics; develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effectivestyle and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Writingactivities will include exposition and argumentation plus one fully self-conceived and fully self-researched essay.Writing activities will include the following:in-class writing exercises and quizzesvarious written responses to the readings, as homeworkfour (4) graded essays: shorter ones at the start of the course, with the longest onean argumentative, analyticalresearch paper (final project) requiring an annotated bibliography (as part of the Works Cited section, in MLAstyle)toward the end of the coursea written proposal (template supplied) for your final projectas an optional final exam, students may submit a rewrite of a previously submitted essay to re-average their finalgrade (this does NOT include the final project-essay no. 4, the analytic research paper)Course ObjectivesENG 111 will prepare students for all other expected college writing and for writing in the workplace throughimmersionin the writing process, information literacy, and the creation of effective texts. Students who successfully complete thiscourse will develop or improve the transferable critical thinking and communication skills that enable them to…Produce an effective essaythrough an organized and coherent process.Name:Steve LemanskiEmail:[email protected]Phone540-351-1505 (Main Office phone, messages taken)Office Location:Adjunct Office, Room: Wolk Hall-225
Course SyllabusENG 111Page2of14Explain, describe and informin expository writing and will be able to identify the purpose of the mode ofargument in persuasive writing.Analyze and investigate ideasand present them in well-structured prose appropriate to a particular purpose andaudience.Recommended Pre-requisitesStudents must demonstrate readiness for ENG 111 by meeting one of LFCC’s approved placement measures (see thecollege Catalog for this list).

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