ENG 101 Syllabus F2010 3

ENG 101 Syllabus F2010 3 - English 101 Expository Writing...

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English 101: Expository Writing and Reading Fall 2010 3 credits Section 118 (15927): Tuesday 8:00 – 9:20 am Hagerty Library Room 13B Section 198 (11567): Tuesday 2:00 – 3:20 pm Hagerty Library Room 13A Section 120 (15928): Thursday 8:00 – 9:20 pm Curtis Room 352 (located in the Main Bldg) Section x01 (11927): Thursday 3:30 – 4:50 pm Hagerty Library Room 13B Instructor: Dr. Marianallet Mendez Office: MacAlister Hall, Department of English and Philosophy, Room 5062 Phone: (215) 895-6833 E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: TR 10:00 am – 12:00 pm or by appointment Bb Vista site: XXX Course Description This course introduces you to the writing process. The goal of the course is to enable you to write in academic settings as well as for other contexts. Rhetorical principles such as audience, purpose, and argumentative structure are emphasized, and writing is judged effective if it meets the needs of the audience. In addition, you will practice steps in the writing process such as invention, research, organization, drafting, revision, and editing. Freshman Writing Program Goals and 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 kinds of 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. Write in different genres 8. Use writing and reading for inquiry, thinking, and communicating 9. Integrate your ideas with the ideas of others 10. Use research to develop, support, and enhance your ideas 11. Understand how to develop and document ideas 12. Understand writing as a process 13. Critique your own and others’ works 14. Use writing technologies to address a range of audiences 15. Use conventions, including citation methods such as MLA 16. Control mechanics such as syntax, grammar, punctuation, and spelling 1
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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 will help you improve your ability to write and to think about your writing; it includes assignment instructions, guidelines, exercises, and readings. Required materials/equipment Active Drexel email account Access to Blackboard (Bb) Vista Readings on Blackboard Vista Working laptop/computer Printing paper, Ink, Printer/printing card Course Policies Accommodations Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that accommodations be made for all students with documented special needs. If you require accommodations in this class please let me know as soon as possible (no later than the second week of class). Be aware that you will need to present a current accommodation verification letter (AVL) before accommodations can be made. AVL are issues by the
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