ELang 105 student packet

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Unformatted text preview: ELang 105 Student Packet The curriculum specified here fulfills the GE First-Year writing requirements mandated by the Brigham Young University Department of General Education. Course created by Tamara Burton Lamm, 2005, Curriculum Development of ELang 105: A GE First-Year Academic Literacy Course for International Students , BYU Masters Project. Student &Teacher Packets developed by Alison Irvine McMurry, 2010. Additional acknowledgements go to Nancy Tarawhiti, Grant Eckstein, and Merry Gravett for their help with curriculum and materials development and testing. Reading 1: University Requirements for ELang 105 The purposes of this reading assignment are: 1) to introduce you to background information about the university that will help you understand the context and requirements for the course; and 2) introduce you to the support services provided by the university to help you do well in this course. As you read, look for the answers to these questions: 1. Why is it important to know the university context for ELang 105, as explained in both the Aims of a BYU Education and First Year Writing Requirement Foundation Document ? 2. A major part of academic honesty is avoiding plagiarism in all its forms. What is intentional 3. plagiarism? What is inadvertent plagiarism? Is one more illegal than the other? 4. Is this view of plagiarism different than in your country? What is different about it? 5. What are three things you should take with you when you go to the Writing Center? 6. What are the three components of the library instruction? Contents Aims of a BYU Education Retrieved 05/26/2010 from the BYU website: http://unicomm.byu.edu/president/aimsprintable.html . Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life. --Brigham Young (note 1) The mission of Brigham Young University is "to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life" (" The Mission Statement of Brigham Young University " [hereafter Mission Statement]). To this end, BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character who have the skills and the desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout their lives. These are the common aims of all education at BYU. Both those who teach in the classroom and those who direct activities outside the classroom are responsible for contributing to this complete educational vision. The statement that follows reaffirms and expands on the earlier and more general Mission Statement adopted in 1981. As the quotations under each heading suggest, this document also draws on the religious and educational teachings of the university's founding prophet, Brigham Young. Quotations within the text come from the scriptures and from the counsel of modern prophets, whose teachings about BYU lay the foundation of the university's mission....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ELANG 105 taught by Professor Burton,m during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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ELang 105 student packet - ELang 105 Student Packet The...

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