Course Description and Syllabus for Summer Session - ENG 104(1).docx - Angela Jackson-Brown English 104 Online Schedule Summer 2018 Professor Angela

Course Description and Syllabus for Summer Session - ENG 104(1).docx

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Angela Jackson-Brown. English 104 Online Schedule. Summer 2018 Professor Angela Jackson- Brown English Department Ball State University EMAIL: [email protected] ENG 104.Section 801: Composing Research (3) Applies the fundamentals of rhetoric to the research process: methods of research; the rhetorical nature of research; elements, strategies, and conventions common to research writing, including multi-modal presentations of new knowledge. Prerequisite: English 101 and 102 ; or ENG 103 ; or appropriate placement. Materials/Supplies/Textbook: You will not need to purchase a printed textbook. However, if you find you read more effectively on the printed page than on screen, as many people do, you'll want to budget some of your free printing pages (if you're on campus) for the reading assignments or plan to print them out at home. BallPoint V2, the BSU Writing Program handbook, ( ), Password: chirp104 The Purdue Owl ( ) Plus many supplemental materials that will be provided in Blackboard . Daily Internet Access : Your textbook is electronic and your supplemental texts will all be provided online. Many required activities will take place online. Regular use of your BSU email account : When important announcements are sent to the class or if I have questions about your work, you'll need to receive that information in a timely manner. 1
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Angela Jackson-Brown. English 104 Online Schedule. Summer 2018 You will also have recommended supplemental readings, which will be supplied electronically via Blackboard. Course Goals Create and complete research projects. This involves generating a research question, engaging in critical/analytical reading, developing an argument with evidence collected from both primary and secondary research, and documenting sources appropriately. Align research questions with appropriate research methods Employ critical thinking in evaluation, speculation, analysis, and synthesis required to evolve and complete a research project. Use a variety of strategies to gather and organize information appropriate for the context and persuasive to the intended audience. Use the university research library to forward their research agenda. Engage in collaborative research. Employ format, syntax, punctuation, and spelling appropriate to various rhetorical situations in a stylistically sophisticated manner. Collect, analyze, and organize research information in verbally and visually compelling ways. Take initiative for the development and completion of individual and joint research projects. Course Content and Format The content and format of ENG 104 are designed to enable students to achieve the course goals: Discuss, analyze, and respond to texts composed in a variety of media that develop an argument by relying on different kinds of research and that are addressed to diverse academic audiences Analyze the connections among research questions, research methods, audience, and style
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