Syllabus English 102 130-1

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Syllabus English 102 130 English 102: Persuasive Writing and Reading Instructor: Don Riggs, Ph.D.        Office location:5037 MacAllister Hall Class meeting room:Curtis 258 Office hours: 2-5pm Tues., 11-12 Thurs. Class meeting times:3:30-5:50pm Email:riggsda@drexel.edu Bb Vista site:  https://learning.dcollege.net/webct/logon/ 1706389070131 Phone: 215 895-6994   REQUIRED TEXTS Roen, Duane, Gregory R. Glau, and Barry M. Maid.  The McGraw Hill Guide: Writing for College, Writing  for Life . 2 nd  Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. This book (abbreviated as  MG  in syllabus  documents) will help you improve your ability to write and to think about your writing; it includes  assignment instructions, guidelines, exercises, and readings. Stein, Scott, Albert DiBartolomeo, and Kathleen Volk Miller, eds.  The 33rd.  Philadelphia: Drexel  Publishing Group, 2010.  The 33 rd   is an anthology of writing by Drexel students and faculty. FRESHMAN WRITING PROGRAM GOALS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES The Freshman Writing Program at Drexel is a three-course, year-long writing-intensive sequence. During  the year you will learn to 1. Focus on purpose 2. Appreciate and respond to diverse audiences 3. Respond to different rhetorical situations 4. Use format and structure conventions appropriate to the rhetorical situation 5. Adopt appropriate voice, tone, and level of formality 6. Understand how genres shape writing 7. Use writing and reading for inquiry, thinking, and communicating
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8. Integrate your ideas with the ideas of others 9. Use research to develop, support, and enhance your ideas 10. Understand how to develop and document ideas 11. Understand writing as a process 12. Critique your own and others’ works 13. Use writing technologies to address a range of audiences 14. Use conventions, including citation methods such as MLA 15. Control surface features such as syntax, grammar, punctuation, and spelling English 102, the second of these courses, focuses on expanding your understanding of rhetorical aspects  of writing through the art of persuasion and by thinking about writing in your discipline/profession. The  specific outcomes for English 102 are listed in a separate document. These outcomes are designed to  provide you with a clear roadmap of what you will learn and do in the course. COURSE REQUIREMENTS (100 points) Project 1 20 points Project 2 20 points Team Project 20 points Portfolio and cover report 10 points Informal writing 20 points Quizzes 10 points Projects You will receive detailed instructions for each project when it is assigned. Regardless of how you  approach the projects, they should demonstrate the following, in line with course goals and learning 
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