English 1101, Fall 2012,
CRN 86404 TR: 9:50-11:05 G211
CRN 89139 TR: 11:15-12:30 G221
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Clayton State University - English 1101 Course Syllabus
Course Title: English Composition I
Course Description: This course focuses on skills required for effective writing in a variety of contexts, with emphasis on exposition, analysis, and argumentation, and also including introductory use of a variety of research skills.
Prerequisite: Placement in English 1101 or completion of Learning Support English and/or Reading. A grade of D will not transfer credit to any other academic institution or allow you to take English 1102.
Texts: Readings for Writing, Zaglewski text Writing Matters: A Manual for Writing and Research Connections: Guide to First Year Writing @ Clayton State
Skills to be Developed (Course Outcomes) Students will understand and engage in writing as a process. Students will engage in the collaborative, social aspects of writing. Students will write clearly for a specified audience and purpose. Students will read and write a variety of non-fiction expository and argumentative genres, as well as reading, viewing, and reacting to short stories, films, and poetry. Students will produce coherent, organized, effective, readable academic writing for a variety of rhetorical situations (print, digital). Students will learn basic citation formatting in academic writing. Students will effectively use writing aids (text, handbooks, dictionaries, online aids and resources, tutors, sessions with instructor) to research ideas and improve writing.
See also the Clayton State University Core Curriculum outcomes: http://www.clayton.edu/Portals/5/core_curriculum_outcomes_clayton.pdf