EXPOS_Syllabus_Fall_1010 - Expository Writing 101 JY...

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Expository Writing 101 : JY Fall 2010 Professor A.R. McElhinney Mon/Wed: 5-6.20 PM 101 SYLLABUS COURSE DESCRIPTION & GOALS: In this course you will read and write about a variety of texts concerning a range of fascinating, relevant, contemporary issues. Course goals include helping you to read deeply, think critically, and write interpretively and effectively, creating your own independent argument that synthesizes multiple sources. CONTACT INFORMATION: E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 732-445-4048 Office Hours: Wednesdays 2.15 – 3.15 pm & by appointment Office Location: Lucy Stone Hall Writing Center COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Read six selections from The New Humanities Reader o Rebecca Solnit, The Solitary Stroller and the City o Charles Siebert, An Elephant Crackup? o Peter Singer & Jim Mason, Milk and Meat Factories o Devra Davis, Presumed Innocent o Martha Stout, When I Woke Up Tuesday Morning, It Was Friday o Tim O’Brien, How To Tell A True War Story Write a 2 - 3 page Close Reading Assignment based on the first reading Write 5 out-of-class essays, minimum of 5 typed pages each Write a typed Rough and Final draft for each assignment Give three brief oral presentations in class, including one on grammar Take an in class midterm (essay format, pass or fail) and an in-class Final Exam (essay format, graded pass or fail). You must pass the final exam to pass the course Keep all Rough and Final drafts in an organized Folder, for two ‘Folder Reviews’ Regularly check your Sakai Course Site at sakai.rutgers.edu, using your Rutgers Net ID and password to log into Sakai, and your Rutgers e-mail account to receive e-mail notifications from your Sakai Course Site. All rough and final drafts must be typed, with pages numbered and stapled Keep all rough and final drafts in a Folder, which will be collected twice during the semester for ‘Folder Review’ REQUIRED MATERIALS: Miller and Spellmeyer, The New Humanities Reader, 3r d Edition Kirszner and Mandell, The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook, 4 th Edition Selected student papers to demonstrate and correct errors, or as models of strong writing
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course EXPOS 01:355:101 taught by Professor Demetrakareman during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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