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Lakeland Community College English 1110 English Composition I 3 credits Robert Wiemer Fall 2019 Adjunct Instructor Sections: email: [email protected] 10235: Room U201 8:00am – 9:15 Phone messages left through Parttime faculty office 11382: Room U204 9:30 am - 10:45 A2130 440 525 7193 Office hours or by appointment Book: Norton Field Guide and Writings with Handbook Frankenstein Shelley INTRODUCTION As your instructor I am dedicated to assisting you in completing this course successfully and to moving you along on your chosen career path. I am a career educator with experience across a wide range of English and Biology courses. I also have worked in corporate America (Sherwin Williams) and owned a business (Wiemer and Sons painting and siding). Your decision to attend college speaks of your ambitions and career aspirations. In the face of adversities keep your goals in front of you. Meet the challenges by showing up for class. Relentless persistence will keep you on your path to your goals. Your efforts in school should mirror professional skills, habits and expectations. Course Description This course focuses on the writing process and the composition of expository writing assignments, including personal, informational, and critical essays. You will read and analyze expository and imaginative texts (fiction and nonfiction). In addition the course reviews the principles of writing effective sentences and paragraphs. Because of duplication in course content, students who have taken 1111 English Composition (B) should not take this course. COURSE OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES Through this course students will show that they can: engage the material to learn actively, think critically communicate clearly use information accurately and effectively interact in diverse environments. The college specifically sets forth the following objectives: 1. Write clear effective sentences, paragraphs and essays 2. Use paragraphing in an essay to achieve effective communication 3. Identify and utilize prewriting exercises (freewriting, webbing, listing, creating flow charts, story boarding, and outlining). 4. Understand, recognize and correct grammatical, mechanical and usage errors in your own writing. 5. Write, revise, edit a well developed multipage essay. 6. Read selected works with comprehension and demonstrate analytical skills through your interpretive writings. 1
[Type text] 7. Recognize and apply the ethical and legal standards in using appropriate resources. 8. Develop appropriate search strategies that enable the selection, evaluation, analysis and Manipulation of information. 9. Write an essay that demonstrates awareness of your audience’s needs and displays a clear sense of purpose. 10. Participate constructively in group and peer assignments. Formal assignments are to be posted through Blackboard. Any electronically submitted papers must be formatted as a word doc or an RTF so that they can be accessed through blackboard. Note to Mac Users. YOU MUST convert from pages to word.

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