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eSyllabus San Antonio College ENGL1301 052 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: English STALLINS, DENISE 2104860699 [email protected] Gonzales Hall - 123 Composition I 78470 3 0 Department: Instructor: Phone: Email: OfficeLocation: Course Title: CRN: Lec. Hrs. per wk: Lab. Hrs. per wk: Credit Hours: Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301 Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303 Principles and techniques, which may include documentation, of written, expository, and persuasive composition; analysis of literary, expository, and/or persuasive texts; emphasis on critical thinking Course Description (e-catalog): Demonstrate College Readiness through appropriate placement scores and/or completion of developmental sequence in English and/or Reading. PREREQUISITES, CO-REQUISITES and OTHER REQUIREMENTS: TEXTBOOKS (including ISBN#) and REQUIRED MATERIALS/RECOMMENDED READING: COURSE CONTENT: Learning Outcome 1: The students will be able to apply the principles of writing as a process, which includes pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing. Performance Objective and Measurement: The student will write a minimum of four essays, including the final, that show awareness of writing as a process including awareness of audience, purpose, occasion, style, format, and accepted conventions of standard written English. The cumulative total for the four essays should be at least 4,000 words. These essays will constitute at least 60 percent of the course grade, and minimum competency requirements for the course will be a grade average of 70 or better. Learning Outcome 2: The student will read and understand course materials, including topics dealing with civic responsibility and global awareness, and apply basic principles of critical thinking in analyzing non-fiction prose. Performance Objective and Measurement: The student will demonstrate understanding of the materials through class discussions, collaborative activities, quizzes, and essays. Each instructor will determine percentages of each assignment beyond the essay minimum requirements. Learning Outcome 3: The student will be able to achieve competency in applying appropriate modes of organization, including clear thesis statements, controlling topic sentences, paragraph development, appropriate phrasing, and sufficient transitions to write expository essays. Performance Objective and Measurement: The student will demonstrate organizational competency as part of the minimum four essays, including an in-class final exam of at least 500 words to be written during the scheduled final exam period. The final STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES / PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: 2/22/2012 Page 1 of 5
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San Antonio College ENGL1301 052 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: exam will account for at least 15 percent of the final grade. Learning Outcome 4: The student will achieve competency in edited standard American English as expected in the local and national communities.
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