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Sections 6428 and 6444 310-660-3593-3186
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Welcome to English 1A, a 4-unit fully-transferable course in critical thinking and expository writing. Several of your assignments will incorporate visits to the El Camino College Writing Center, so you will be working closely with me and, if possible, with the Writing Center staff in our shared goal of helping you to become a confident and successful academic writer.
Please communicate with me through your ECC email; email is more reliable than phone calls. Include your name and section number in your email’s subject line. If you use anything other than ECC email, your message may be caught in the college’s spam filter. I am not responsible for responding to messages that I do not receive!
Student Learning Outcomes for this course: Given an out-of-class writing task in which students find multiple sources related to a particular topic, students will write a research report that shows the ability to support a single thesis using analysis, to synthesize and integrate materials effectively from a variety of sources, and to cite sources in MLA format (including a works cited page). The report is organized, technically correct in paragraph composition, sentence structure, grammar, spelling and word use, and demonstrates a thoughtful treatment of the topic
ECC Scoring Rubric/ Grading Criteria for English 1A:
The ECC essay holistic scoring rubric for English 1A is published in the Hacker book pages ECC 26-27. This is the scoring rubric that I use to grade your essays. Read the rubric carefully and use it to help you conceptualize and construct your essays and to help you understand your grades. If you have any question about what... [continues]
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