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Student and Faculty Handbook ENGL 101 & ENGL 103
(Compiled by the Department of English Language & Literature)

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Disclaimer
The content included in this handbook is taken from various academic/scholarly sources. The web links used in this document are being cited at the end of this handbook. All these online sources are being used only for teaching and learning purposes and are solely owned by the respective copyright owners.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Objectives of the handbook………………………………………………...05

Section (A)
ENGL 101: Basic Writing Skills
I II III IV Course outline……………………………………………………….07 Word Limit…………………………………………………………..10 Template……………………………………………………………..11 Assessment criteria and rubric…………...………………………….12

Section (B)
ENGL 103: Advanced Writing Skills
V VI VII VIII IX X Course outline……………………………………………………….16 Word Limit…………………………………………………………..20 Template……………………………………………………………..21 Samples of MLA/APA/CMS/HRS Research Papers & Guidelines...23 Assessment criteria and rubric …………..……….…………………27 Citation Styles: MLA and APA ……………………………………..30

Section (C)
XI Plagiarism …………………………………………………………...40 References…………………………………………………………...44

Section (D)
Declaration of authenticity for research/academic paper……………47

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Acknowledgements
The department of English has invested a lot of time and effort in introducing and compiling this document. We aim to launch this handbook in Fall 2012 and expect a positive response from students and faculty across the disciplines. This is work in progress and we aim to revise this document each semester depending on the response that we receive from the students and faculty. We solicit responses from teachers teaching this course and students taking it. We will continue to meet as a learning group to incorporate the feedback into the ongoing updating of this handbook. I am grateful to my senior colleagues, Dr. Waseem Anwar, Dr. Marcia Grant, Ms. Farhat Nagi, Dr. Kamal Ud Din Ms. Susan Sylvan and Dr. Grace Clark whose moral support kept our spirits high throughout the preparatory period of this document from September 2011 to September 2012. I would like to offer my special thanks to the ENGL 101 & 103 sub-committee members who have been actively participating in the meetings, discussions and preparation of this document. This includes Mr. Waqar Azeem, Ms. Neelam Hanif, Ms. Jacqoline Austin, Ms. Alvina Waseem, Mr. Naveed Alam, Ms. Zara Zamir who provided editorial, conceptual, presentational and technical assistance until the completion of this project. As we are launching and presenting this document at the Faculty Retreat in September 2012, I would also like to thank the rest of the English faculty members for their assistance in the preparation of the presentation/ workshops. This includes, Ms. Aneela Bushra Maqbool, Ms. Fatima Syeda, Ms. Faiza Zaheer, Ms. Rehana John, Ms. Aneela Gill, Ms. Sumbal Raees, Mr. Liaqat Masih, Ms. Ayesha Pervaiz, Dr. Ira Hasan and Mr. Azeem Alphonce. I wish to acknowledge the help provided by Center of Learning and Training (CLT). I am particularly grateful for the diligent support provided by Dr. Rukhsana Zia and her assistant Mr. Syed Aun Haider. I would like to offer my greatest gratitude to FCCU administration, particularly, Dr. Peter H. Armacost and Dr. James Tebbe for supporting this project. Finally, I wish to thank my family for bearing my long absences from home due to professional commitments and for their moral support, patience and love.

Dr. Nukhbah Taj Langah Assistant Professor Chair of English

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Objectives of the Handbook
 To systematize teaching techniques, assessment criteria and rubrics for ENGL 101 & ENGL 103  To facilitate the teachers who are teaching any English courses involving writing skills.  To clearly outline the word limit, citation styles (e.g., MLA /APA), requirements of a research paper, information on plagiarism and some sample essays with...
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