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ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition, CRN#94615Fall 2020, 3 CreditsInstructor:John BrushMeeting Schedule:OnlineContact:[email protected]Office Hours:Virtual Meetings Available by AppointmentWriting Center Hours:Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Virtual)Course InformationCourse Description:Explores principles of rhetoric and stresses effective expository writing.Primarily a course in organization of ideas and development of these ideas through use ofspecific information. Also deals with matters of style, sentence structure, paragraphdevelopment, punctuation and vocabulary. Also introduces students to close reading ofappropriate materials. By placement. To be taken prior to higher-numbered courses. Note:Fulfills SUNY General Education Requirement for Basic Communication. Prerequisite: ESL018,ENG010, placement, or corequisite of ENG012. Offered on: A-E-G / 3 cr. hrs.Learning Outcomes:Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:1.Explore ways to organize and develop expository writing, and demonstrate an awarenessof form and audience.2.Revise and rewrite for some of the following (depending on document):a.Central purpose and/or argumentb.Coherent organization, integration, and structurec.Support from relevant examples and evidenced.Connections between ideas and examples/evidencee.Connections between ideas and thesisf.Interpretation and explanation of ideas, connections, and examples/evidenceg.Specific details and facts pertaining to audience and genreh.Citations and documentation (where applicable)i.Effective word choice, style, and tonej.Smooth flow of ideas through use of transitional words, phrases, or paragraphswhere necessaryk.Correction of grammatical and mechanical errorsl.Appropriate format, document design, and preparation in accord withmanuscript requirements3.Develop critical arguments and identify, analyze, and evaluate those arguments.4.Access, evaluate and utilize different types of research, information, and resources tosupport and strengthen writing.5.Use MLA in-text citations and compose a list of Works Cited.
Required Materials:There is no text required for this course. All materials will be provided toyou through Blackboard. Students are required to have access to a computer and to regularlycheck Blackboard for course materials and updates.Class PoliciesClass Participation:Although this is an online course, class participation is vital and is expectedof every class member. For the purposes of this course, class participation includes accessingand viewing all course materials each week, submitting work on time, and asking questionswhen you need help.Attendance:It is very important that you attend every class. To be counted as attending, youmust access all of the course materials posted for each week. If you will be unable to access thematerials or complete your course work for the week in a timely manner, please let me know inadvance. This is the professional and responsible way to handle this type of situation, and I will

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Term
Fall
Professor
MACADAM
Tags
Writing, Writer, Academia, Essay mill, The Research Essay, The Persuasive Essay

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