Bowman - English 101 Syllabus Fall 2017.docx

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Student Access and Accommodation Services Any student needing to arrange a reasonable accommodation for a documented disability and/or medical/mental health condition should contact Student Access and Accommodation Services at 350 Fell Hall, (309) 438-5853, or visit the website at Academic Assistance The Julia N. Visor Academic Center is a division of University College that provides services and programs designed to assist students in their pursuit of academic excellence at ISU. Services and programs include group tutoring in general education courses, one-on-one writing assistance, workshops designed to enhance student study techniques and academic skills, one-on-one academic coaching, a computer lab that provides a quiet and supportive environment for study and the Mary F. English Technology Award program, which provides a new laptop computer and professional development opportunities for selected teacher education majors. Located at 12 Vrooman Center (between Manchester and Hewitt Halls.) Phone 309-438-7100, Diversity Advocacy Diversity Advocacy helps multicultural and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students find their way at ISU through a variety of resources, programs, activities, and advising. Diversity Advocacy also works to facilitate a supportive campus environment in which multicultural and LGBT students can flourish academically and socially. To contact Diversity Advocacy visit Student Services Building, room 87, phone 309-438-8968 or email [email protected] Extended Absence/Bereavement The Office of the Dean of Students can provide notification to instructors when students have been or will be absent from class(es) for three or more consecutive days in the event of a death of a spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, first cousin, in-law, or step-relative. Call 309-438-2008 if you would like to make use of these services. GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM Composition as Critical Inquiry challenges students to develop a range of rhetorical and intellectual abilities. Students learn how to analyze the multiple dimensions and meet the multiple demands of any written rhetorical situation. These dimensions and demands include: topic, audience, purpose, primary and secondary research, forum, genre, ethos, and kairos (timing). Students also develop an array of strategies to help them navigate any rhetorical terrain. These strategies include: reading, brainstorming, writing to learn and think, drafting,
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Page 7 of 7 research, giving and receiving helpful responses, revision, editing and proofreading, publication, and critical reflection of one’s own rhetorical processes. ENG 101 addresses the following General Education outcomes: II. intellectual and practical skills, allowing students to: a. make informed judgments b. analyze data to examine research questions and test hypotheses c. report information effectively and responsibly d. write in a variety of genres, contexts, and disciplines III. personal and social responsibility, allowing students to: c. demonstrate ethical decision making d. demonstrate the ability to think reflectively IV. integrative and applied learning, allowing students to: a. identify and solve problems c. work effectively in teams
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  • Spring '12
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