ENC 1101: College Writing I
ENC 1101 140 | MWF | BU 411 | Fall 2012 | 3 Credits
|Information | | |Instructor: |Dr. Elizabeth Swanstrom | |GTA: |Erin Kiley | |Office: |CU 311 | |Office Hours: |F 2:00-4:00 | |Office Phone: |561-297-2922 | |Email: |firstname.lastname@example.org | | |Email is checked approximately 9:00AM – 7:00PM, M-F. | |Mailbox: |CU 306 | |Class Website: |BB.FAU.EDU |
|Course Description | |College Writing I (ENC 1101) is a Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) course where we will be reading examples of | |effective expository prose and writing essays practicing the forms of rhetoric. This is a General Education course. More | |information on the general education curriculum can be found at | |http://www.fau.edu/deanugstudies/NewGeneralEdCurriculum.php. |
|Course Objectives | |At the end of this course you should be able to: | | | |Produce clear and appropriate writing that performs the specific rhetorical tasks of analytic discourse | |Produce both finished writing and preparatory writing (e.g., multiple drafts of formal writing, journal writing, written | |responses to other texts, etc.) | |Employ critical thinking based on well-reasoned assumptions | |Read and respond critically to a variety of professional and other student texts in order to position their own ideas and | |arguments relative to the arguments and strategies of others | |Incorporate and cite external sources in one's writing | |Use writing not only to communicate, but also to generate thinking and examine intellectual and/or cultural assumptions | |that emerge in the readings and in their own writing | |Use an academically acceptable ethos (i.e., the ability of writers to effect credibility in their writing) | |Recognize and practice writing as a recursive process that demands substantial reworking of drafts to revise content, | |organization, clarity, argument structures, etc. (global revision), as distinct from editing and correction of surface | |error (local revision) | |Demonstrate...