101 SPRING 10 syllabus

101 SPRING 10 syllabus - GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY ENG...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY ENG 101.001/015 – SPRING 2010 RA 105 INSTRUCTOR:   Dr. M. S. REDONDO Office: RA 455 E-mail:  mredond1@gmu.edu Phone: 31176 REQUIRED TEXTS/MATERIALS Behrens, Laurence, and Leonard Rosen.  A Sequence of Academic Writing.  4 th  ed.  Pearson/Longman, 2010. Print. (Hereafter:  Sequence ) Aaron, Jane E.  40 Model Essays . New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 2005. Print. (Hereafter:  Essays ) “GMU Libraries:   Basic Guide to Research” (Blackboard) Electronic notes (E-notes/Blackboard) Selected handouts/photocopies (Provided by instructor) A folder divided into three parts: 1) In-class Notes 2) Research 3) Assignments A good dictionary and a thesaurus COURSE OBJECTIVES ENGL 101 students are expected to develop as writers who:  can use writing as a tool for  exploration, discovery, and/or reflection  as well as more  transactional goals such as  exposition  and  persuasion   can successfully employ strategies for writing as a recursive process of  inventing,  investigating, shaping, drafting, revising, and editing 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
- 2 - understand the basic principles of and can employ strategies for conducting college-level  research , for evaluating sources and for incorporating other voices into their writing  can use a range of available technologies to support their reading, writing, and thinking,  including but not limited to email, word-processing, and database searching can develop an understanding of the role of  audiences  in writing COURSE OVERVIEW ENG 101 is a  critical reading and writing  course designed to help you prepare for the various kinds  of writing you will do in college and help you become a more proficient reader and writer. The  critical skills  to be practiced in class include observation, description, definition, narration,  analysis, summary, critique, and argumentation and will be observed in various  rhetorical situations  (i.e. in accordance with different purposes and audiences) in order to improve your current reading  and writing skills.  In order to achieve the course objectives, we will engage in  class discussions, workshops, and  research  based on assigned  readings , and in extensive formal and informal  writing . You will also  receive some  lab instruction  in the use of electronic sources to help you with the development of a  library research paper  addressed to an interested and authoritative – though not specialized – type  of audience. Final grades
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Kimmet during the Spring '07 term at George Mason.

Page1 / 20

101 SPRING 10 syllabus - GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY ENG...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online