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eSyllabus Northwest Vista College ENGL2323 028 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: English, Reading, and ESL COPELAND, CELIA [email protected] British Literature II 79766 3 0 Department: Instructor: Phone: Email: OfficeLocation: Course Title: CRN: Lec. Hrs. per wk: Lab. Hrs. per wk: Credit Hours: This course is designed to introduce selected significant works of British literature the Romantic Period to the present. May include study of movements, schools, and/or periods. This is a writing intensive course that requires a written research project. CIP: 23.0801.51 12 Course Description (e-catalog): ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a “C” or better, and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a “C” or better. PREREQUISITES, CO-REQUISITES and OTHER REQUIREMENTS: The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 8th ed. Vol. 2 Eds. Stephen Greenblatt, et. al. New York: Norton, 2006. TEXTBOOKS (including ISBN#) and REQUIRED MATERIALS/RECOMMENDED READING: COURSE CONTENT: The purpose of this course is to expose you to a variety of literary genres and to get you to think critically about literature and its role in British society. We will gain a familiarity of the works of major British writers from the Romantic period through the present; we will be able to evaluate the literature of these periods in the context of the historical, political, cultural, and philosophical settings in which it was written. By the end of the course, you should feel confident about your ability to read critically, think analytically about issues, and express your thoughts both clearly and convincingly. A. You will be able to write with: 1. a strong sense of audience reflected in the structure of your writing 2. fluency, specificity, purpose, and the authenticity of your own voice 3. control of diction: words chosen for precision, appropriateness, and interest B. You will be able to read: 1. with an appreciation for, and an insight into, British literature 2. critically, identifying themes, point of view, and cultural significance STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES / PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: METHODS OF MEASUREMENT (grade requirements): 2/22/2012 Page 1 of 4
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Northwest Vista College ENGL2323 028 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Attendance: Effective Spring Term 2010, student absences will be recorded from the first day the class meets. Regular and punctual attendance in all classes and laboratories, day and evening, is required. Students who are absent for any reason should always consult with their instructors. Course syllabi must provide specific information regarding attendance, including, for courses involving the internet, online activity that constitutes “attendance.” Also, both tardiness and early departure from class may be considered
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