English 20 MWF


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ENGLISH 20: EXPOSITION AND ARGUMENT FALL 2011 SYLLABUS INSTRUCTOR: MATHEW GOLDBERG OFFICE HOURS: TBD E-MAIL: goldbergmr@mst.edu Required Texts The Generation of Ideas —Miller (Thomson) No Impact Man —Colin Beavan (Picador) The Brief McGraw-Hill Handbook —Maimon, Peritz, and Yancey (McGraw-Hill) Course Description The goal of this course is to help students with the reading, thinking, and writing processes associated with academic discourse. Course Objectives Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking for reading, writing, and speaking. Develop and employ a wide-ranging vocabulary. Compose sound and effective sentences. Compose unified, coherent, and developed paragraphs. Understand and use strategies for generating, revising, editing, and proofreading texts. Produce rhetorically effective writing for subject, audience, and purpose. Demonstrate effective research and information literacy skills. Academic Dishonesty See page 30 of the Student Academic Regulations Handbook registrar.mst.edu/documents/academic_reg2010-2012.pdf Plagiarism, simply defined, means you have submitted in fulfillment of class assignments material under your own name that you have not written yourself. All work you do for this course must be your own. Plagiarizing or cheating on any assignment in English 20 will result in a zero for that assignment. Plagiarizing or cheating on one of the four major papers will result in an F for the class. In all cases in which academic dishonesty occurs, a letter of notification describing the incident is drafted and sent to Vice Provost Dr. Harvest Collier in the Office of Undergraduate Studies.
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course KJB jb taught by Professor H during the Spring '11 term at Johns Hopkins.

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