Marielise Garcia (Professor G.)
8:00a.m.8:50 a.m. Room: R45200
OFFICE HOURS: MWF 9:00 am to 9:30 am.
Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus
Course Number/ Title: ENC1102 English Composition II Term: Spring 20151
Department English and Communications
Office location/hours: Room 2217
Telephone: (305) 2372284
This is the second required general core course in collegelevel writing. Observing the conventions of standard edited American English, students will compose informative and persuasive essays, write responses to a variety of literary genres and/or nonfiction, and produce a documented paper based on research. This course fulfills the Gordon Rule requirement that students demonstrate proficiency in collegelevel writing through multiple assignments
Note:This course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Prerequisites: ENC 1101 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
Competency 1: The student will produce writing by : * Choosing and limiting a subject that can be sufficiently developed within a given time, for a specific purpose and audience.
* Developing and refining prewriting and planning skills.
* Formulating the main point to reflect the subject and purpose of the writing. * Supporting the main point with specific details and arranging them logically. * Using appropriate transitional devices.
* Writing an effective conclusion.
Competency 2: The student will present writing that seeks to persuade an audience to accept a belief, attitude, value, or course of action by:
● Using logical, ethical, and/or emotional appeals appropriate to the audience and purpose; ● Demonstrating logical reasoning;
● Providing sufficient evidence to support the thesis; ● Clearly acknowledging any sources by using a standard form of documentation.
Competency 3: The student will write responses to a variety of literary genres and/or fiction by: ● Reflecting a literal and critical comprehension of the readings; ● Providing suitable support and organization;
● Articulating the author’s point of view.
Competency 4: The student will write a documented research paper by: ● Limiting a topic;
● Using library and electronic resources to fulfill research objectives; ● Taking notes, paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting sources; ● Articulating a thesis that demonstrates a logical connection between research and argumentative techniques;
● Organizing the text to be congruent with the subject and purpose of the paper;
Through the academic disciplines and cocurricular activities, General Education provides multiple, varied, and intentional learning experiences to facilitate the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills, and the development of attitudes that foster effective citizenship and lifelong learning.
As graduates of Miami Dade College, students will be able to: 1. Communicate effectively using listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. 2. Use quantitative analytical skills to evaluate and process numerical data. 3. Solve problems using critical and creative thinking and scientific reasoning. 4. Formulate strategies to locate, evaluate, and apply information. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures, including global and historical perspectives. 6. Create strategies that can be used to fulfill personal, civic, and social responsibilities. 7. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical thinking and its application to issues in society. 8. Use computer and emerging technologies effectively. ...
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