English 101AReading and Writing CompositionFall 2020Course Description:This college-level course will help you to improve your critical reading, thinkingand writing skills that are essential for future college success! Students willanalyze course readings and write organized and well-developed essays based onthe assigned texts and their own research. Students will also read, analyze andwrite about one book-length work. This course is required for AA degree andtransfer to CSU or UC. Be prepared to work hard. This is a college-level course.Instructor Info:Prof: Cecile DavilaEmail:[email protected]Office: 2110NPhone #: 510-659-6175Office Hrs: By appointment or visitme @ the instructor table in theELC.Email: I check my Ohlone emailduring business hours only; thismeans it may take at least 24 hrs. toreceive a response. Please put yourfirst and last name and thecourse/section # in the subjectheading. You can also use theCourse Messages link in Canvas tosend me a message.Textbooks & MaterialsEducated A Memoir by Tara WestoverWriting & Reading Across the CurriculumByLaurence Behrens & Leonard RosenSupplies: binder, binder paper, pen, highlighter,printer, access to canvas
English 101AFall2020Student Learning Outcomes:By the end of this course you should be able to:1.Demonstrate the ability to read analytically, identify main and supporting ideas, andevaluate evidence.2.Write a well-organized academic paper that presents a main idea supported by textualevidence that uses correct grammar and appropriate style and word choice.3.Locate relevant information, evaluate it critically, and report it accurately in a logical,well-organized, documented research paper.
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GradingEssays50%Attendance, Participation10%Quizzes, Group work, Presentations15%Lab Work.25% (5% all 7 lab assignments)(20% research paper)This course is run through the course management platform Canvas. Youcan access the site from the Ohlone website, by clicking on Canvas, andenter the dashboard for English 101A. Once inside the course, click on