ENG201_G1 Syllabus - 1
ADVANCED WRITING 1: ENGLISH 201_G1
M/W/F, 2:00-2:50, CLEMENS 117
One should not avoid one’s tests, although they are perhaps the most dangerous game one could
play and are in the end tests which are taken before ourselves and before no other judge.
Beyond Good and
Soma S Feldmar
floor, around the corner from 302, by the stairs
Media, Technology, and Reality
In this course, we are going to look at certain aspects of media, namely advertising, the image,
and television, in order to explore how they have affected our selves and our culture; we are
going to consider how the internet and other digital technologies have affected society and social
interaction; and we will be working with videos, digital writing, digital identities, and screen
presentation / aesthetic. Throughout the semester, questions, ideas, and thoughts about how all of
this relates to reality, perception, and our understanding of reality will be raised and discussed.
In Composition 101, you began to acquire some of the skills that are necessary to successfully
think and write at the university level. The design of English 201 builds and expands upon this
skill set. In the final stage of this course, you will produce a
final researched argumentative
on a complex topic that utilizes multiple secondary sources. Throughout the semester,
you will learn how to
incorporate complex information into your
articulate your informed perspective
. If you keep on top of your reading,
writing, and research assignments, you should, by the end of the semester, be well prepared to
construct well organized and thought provoking essays which effectively articulate your ideas
according to the academic standards valued across the university.
is available for
, again, under our course, at
, 3100 Main St., near Talking Leaves Books.
A Little Argument
, by Lester Faigley and Jack Selzer is available for