e_554 - English 102-19: Intermediate College Writing Spring...

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English 102-19: Intermediate College Writing Spring 2010 MWF 12:00-12:50 p.m. Humanities 121 Instructor: Hollye Wright Email: hollye.wright@louisville.edu Phone: 502-852-0987 Office: Humanities LL 4H #10 Office Hours: Mondays 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.-1:45p.m. Fridays 1:00 p.m.-1:45p.m. & BY APPOINTMENT General Education Requirement: This course fulfills a General Education requirement. Below is the statement of the faculty-approved General Education Requirement (GER) learning outcomes. Written Communication is the ability to develop and express ideas, opinions, and information in appropriate written forms. To fulfill this requirement, students will complete a substantial amount of writing, including several texts that go through the writing process. Students who satisfy this requirement will demonstrate that they are able to do all of the following: 1. Understand and use writing processes, including invention, drafting, organizing, revising through multiple drafts, and editing; 2. Write clear and effective prose in several forms, demonstrating an awareness of audience and purpose; 3. Understand and use appropriate academic textual conventions of presentation, at sentence level and beyond; 4. Employ critical thinking processes, such as abstracting, synthesizing, and representing ideas, and developing complex structures for them; 5. Collect, select, and integrate material from a variety of sources into their writing, citing it appropriately. Course Prerequisites: English 102: Eng. 101, approved transfer credit for Eng. 101, or Portfolio Placement into 102. Goals: This course is designed to familiarize you with a variety of academic genres and prepare you to engage in actually composing these genres. In the process of achieving this goal, we will be actively seeking out and incorporating a variety of primary and secondary sources using appropriate citation methods. We will also be developing and sharpening our ability to articulate the relationship between our purpose and the choices we make as writers. Along the way, you will also gain experience writing a thesis driven argument supported by evidence. Finally, we cannot separate reading from writing, so we will also explore strategies that will enhance your ability to critically read a variety of texts. Objectives:
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