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Language and Composition Syllabus ENG 1303 Syllabus Course Description This course provides an introduction to college-level writing and covers the basics of composition including (1) types of essays, (3) how to analyze essay writing, and (3) how to prewrite and edit essays. The course also includes a description and understanding of rhetoric, argumentation, persuasion, and the rhetorical situation as it applies to past and current writing. Course Outcomes Analyze and interpret the functions of essays from different genres. Implement composition basics of prewriting, drafting, and editing to construct an essay. Create original essays based on the function and purpose of different essay genres. Evaluate and apply composition basics of editing, ethics, documentation, and citations to original essays. Apply the elements of the rhetorical situation to essay analysis and original writing. Evaluate and explain elements of argumentation and persuasion as they apply to writing and rhetorical situations. Course Materials All reading and materials necessary to complete required exercises are provided within the course platform. Links to additional, optional resources on external websites are also provided for each lesson in the Lesson Toolbox. Course Length Language and Composition Syllabus Copyright TEL Library 2019 Page 1
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This is a self-paced course allowing students to learn according to their personal schedules. Overall, it is estimated that the course will take approximately 145 hours to complete. It is recommended that students work through the course at a comfortable pace that allows regular, incremental (daily and/or weekly) progress. If assistance is needed with scheduling time in this course, students may refer to the pacing guide provided in the course documents, located on the course page. Please note, there is no penalty for late assignments as this is a self-paced course. However, if a student is enrolled in a TEL course through a school or institution, s/he is required to finish the course according to the academic calendar of the respective school or institution. On average, it is estimated to take 45 minutes to read and watch all content in each lesson and to complete the Check Your Knowledge Quiz. An additional 75 minutes of study time per lesson are estimated to prepare for Module Quizzes. Prerequisite(s) None Minimum Passing Grade To earn college credit for this course, students must earn a minimum average grade of 70% or higher. If a high school student receives less than 70% in this course, it is up to the school offering the course to grant high school credit for its completion. Grading Policies Grade Weighting Assignment Category Number Grade Percentage Check Your Knowledge Quizzes 51 5% Mini-Assignments + Peer Reviews 5 15% Module Quizzes 11 10% Essays 5 50% Language and Composition Syllabus
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