Syllabus 1180 F2011 S0804

Syllabus 1180 F2011 S0804 - ENGL 1180 Instructor Michael...

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ENGL 1180 Instructor: Michael Wallwork Office: F-213-1 Office Hours: by appointment Email: [email protected] Office Phone: (586)445-7574 (Do NOT leave message at office, leave messages with the department) Dept. Office: E-219 Dept. Phone (586)445-7354 Class Website: Class Time: TR 12:30-4:25, Room H-204 Required Texts: Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers. 9 th ed. Troyka and Hesse Strategies for Successful Writing.(Concise) 9 th ed. Reinking and von der Osten. Recommended Text: A good dictionary (minimum 75,000 words) COURSE OBJECTIVES The student will be able to: 1. Write clear, well-organized, well-developed and mechanically sound essays that fulfill the requirements for each assignment. 2. Judge the effectiveness of another writer’s work. 3. Review and apply the conventions of good grammar. DEPARTMENT GOALS 1. Basic essay structure will be taught with an emphasis on introduction, body, conclusion, and thesis statement. 2. Paragraph structure will be reviewed with an emphasis on topic sentences. 3. The student will write clear, complete sentences that are free of run-ons, comma splices, fragments, and agreement errors. If such errors occur, they will be identified. 4. There will be a minimum of five(5) papers that will receive close reading and careful identification of errors. The minimum number of words generated by the student will be 4,000-5,000. 5. The papers receiving close reading and careful identification of errors will be a mix of expository and persuasive writing. CLASS RULES 1. Be on time. Class starts promptly every day. 2. No food in the classroom. 3. If you are absent, it is your responsibility to find out what you missed. Get the notes from another student, not me. I will give you any handouts we had, but only if you ask for them. You may also download assignment handouts from the class website. 4. All cellular phones and pagers should be turned off while class is in session. 5. Bring BOTH of your textbooks to each class.
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PAPER FORMAT All out-of-class assignments should be typed, double spaced, in black ink with 1 inch margins on all four sides. Font size should be 10 or 12 point font. Please use only standard fonts such as Times New Roman or
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Syllabus 1180 F2011 S0804 - ENGL 1180 Instructor Michael...

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