Rutgers+Syllabus+ExposLS+2010+rev+100710 - Date Turn in...

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Date Turn in Have Read Class Activity Assignmen t Note REVISED 10/7/10 Timothy C. Brennan “Expoz” 101: E-mail address: [email protected] Section: LS T TH 5:00-6:20 Room LSHB112 Office Hours T 6:30-7:30 LSH B215 Writing Program Phone (732) 445-4048 Or by appointment Personal Cell Phone (732) 996-5526 Course Description and Goals: This is a writing course about what it means to be human, especially in the ways that we discover ourselves and our world through discussion. Reading and writing, presenting oral reports, working collaboratively through peer review and group discussion, you will expand your ability to write expository essays on whatever issues are or become most important in your world. You will learn the personal power of interpretation with a coherence that enables you to explain yourself clearly to others. This is one of the great powers of the human brain/mind, and, together, we are about to tap into it. Required Texts: Brennan, Tim Jr. Life in Balance: The DREAMER Way. Bloomington, Indiana: XLibris, 2010. Print. (You need not purchase this book. Handouts will be provided.) Miller and Spellmeyer. The New Humanities Reader, 3 rd ed. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Brace, 2009. Print. Kirszner & Mandell. The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook , 4 th ed. United States: Cengage Learning, 2009. NB: Make sure you are getting the Custom edition for Rutgers Writing Program. Selected student papers to demonstrate and correct errors or as models of strong writing. Course Requirements: Read six selections from The New Humanities Reader. Write a 2-page Close Reading Assignment based on the first reading Write five (5) out-of-class essays, each consisting of : o A four- page rough draft, and o A five-page final draft (Times New Roman, 12 pt., double-spaced)
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course EXPOSITORY 101 taught by Professor Mr during the Spring '06 term at Rutgers.

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