SUB-TOPIC TOPIC THESIS STATEMENT INTRODUCTION 1302 ENGLISH COMPOSITION Professor Mueller LEARNING OUTCOMES Apply language skills (writing and interpretative) to enable him/her to communicate effectively in an educated society. Specify discussion of the principal literary genres – poetry, drama, short fiction, and the novel. Employ through appreciation and personal responses, a critical and imaginative approach to literature. Create well-developed responses in expository prose. Implement the research methods, which are required in many college courses. Instructional Materials Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Roberts The Longman Reader, Judith Nadell Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers, Lynn Quitman Troyka OR MyCompLab. Highly Recommended: www.mycomplab.com; an additional fee of $25.00 is required to access this site. COURSE REQUIREMETS All written assignments are completed and graded on MyCompLab OR via E-Mail. I do not accept hard copies. Reading Assignments: Reading assignments - read and study carefully for class lecture, discussion, and writing. YOU are responsible for YOUR learning – BE PREPARED! Literary Analysis Assignments 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. A formal outline and Works Cited page must accompany every paper. 750 Word Essay MLA is required documentation style. Class lecture over the Research Process. Topics are literary; chosen by the student or instructor. Plagiarism = no tolerance = 1 or Administrative action. 6. The completed essay will contain 750 words (excluding the outline with thesis statement, and works cited pages). Literary Analysis continued 7. The paper will contain at least 2 sources; use variety. 8. Direct quotations, paraphrases, and summaries are limited to: a. For every one idea taken, add TWO of your own. b. 2 short quotes. c. Peer Review before Final turn-in. Poetry Project Major Grade w/Presentation. Class Attendance: Class attendance is required. Three absences result in a DROP from the class. Each tardy counts as ½ a class period. (Do the math.) Be prepared: bring books and required assignments. REMEMBER, I do not take late work. Class Performance: Class participation is required. Please be constructive in all comments and address other students and the instructor with respect. If the student has an issue, please see the instructor privately. Do NOT air “dirty laundry” in front of the class. Be professional. EXAMINATIONS See FALL 2010 SYLLABUS FOR ENGLISH 1302. COURSE OUTLINE See FALL 2010 SYLLABUS FOR ENGLISH 1302. SEMESTER GRADE COMPUTATIONS See FALL 2010 SYLLABUS FOR ENGLISH 1302. CTC Lab Hours WHAT ARE YOUR EXPECTATIONS?