EN 101A Syllabus - English 101A Syllabus Montgomery College...

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English 101A Syllabus Montgomery College English Composition, Literature & Professional Writing Department Rockville Campus, Fall 2004 N.B. Syllabus subject to change at my discretion DO NOT THROW AWAY ANY OF YOUR WORK IN THIS COURSE. Professor Redmond Office: 526A Macklin Tower (Formerly Campus Tower) Office Phone: (301) 251-7557 Electronic Mail: rodney.redmond@montgomerycollege.edu Website Address: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/~rredmond/ REQUIRED TEXTS AND MATERIALS: Barnett, Sylvan; Pat Bellanca and Marcia Stubbs. A Short Guide to College Writing & Ellen {A Shrink Wrapped Package} Aaron, Jane E. The Little Brown Handbook , Montgomery College Edition Montgomery College Composition Folder A Manila File Folder Library Skills Workbook for EN 101 Three Hole Punch Two HD Disks and a disk carrying case Three highlighters of different colors 3x5 Index Cards (for participation points) COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to assist you in preparing for various types of writing, reading, analyzing and responding expected of the college level student. In this class, you will learn how to focus and organize essays through practicing several kinds of common writing patterns of organization which you will often be asked to employ in academic writing. English 101A students are subject to the same grading, testing, evaluation and performance standards as English 101 students; English 101A fulfills the same requirements as the English 101 course. English 101A, however, includes two extra hours of instructional time a week which allows for more time with group editing, conferencing, conducting workshops and incorporating work on grammar and sentence structure. COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
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To pass this course with a grade of "C" or better, you must satisfactorily demonstrate your ability to master the following areas: Writing Process demonstrate the on-going writing process (pre-writing, outlining, drafting, revising, and editing) generate an idea that allows an essay and each of its paragraphs to be unified use thesis/idea, either clearly stated or implied , as the organizing principle for writing essays develop logical and coherent organizational patterns and paragraph structures use rhetorical strategies, based on audience and purpose, to develop essays develop a unified essay using personal observations, critical thought, and outside readings assess own writing progress and recognize areas for improvement incorporate appropriate feedback from peers and instructors when revising essays and provide effective peer feedback write essays that demonstrate an awareness of proper grammar and have few errors in mechanics use computers to draft, write, edit and research papers write a minimum of four essays of three typed pages or more select and prepare appropriate writing assignments to be included in final portfolios
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