Lakeland Community CollegeEnglish 1110 English Composition I 3 creditsRobert WiemerFall 2019Adjunct InstructorSections:email: [email protected]10235: Room U201 8:00am – 9:15Phone messages left through Parttime faculty office11382: Room U204 9:30 am - 10:45A2130 440 525 7193Office hours or by appointment Book: Norton Field Guideand Writings with HandbookFrankenstein Shelley INTRODUCTIONAs 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. Yourefforts in school should mirror professional skills, habits and expectations.Course DescriptionThis 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 andimaginative texts (fiction and nonfiction). In addition the course reviews the principles of writingeffective sentences and paragraphs. Because of duplication in course content, students who have taken1111 English Composition (B) should not take this course. COURSE OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMESThrough this course students will show that they can:engage the material to learn actively,think criticallycommunicate clearlyuse information accurately and effectivelyinteract in diverse environments. The college specifically sets forth the following objectives:1. Write clear effective sentences, paragraphs and essays2. Use paragraphing in an essay to achieve effective communication3. 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 yourown 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 RTFso that they can be accessed through blackboard. Note to Mac Users. YOU MUST convert from pages to word.