Fall Semester 2014
School of Liberal Arts
Course Name: Composition II
Course Number: ENG 112
Section Number: 064
Contact Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Instructor’s Name: Dr. Joy Ellen Parker
Office Hours & Location: MW 12:30-1:30; 3:30-5:30/TR 3:30-5:30 in FH 1026
Campus Phone: 567.661.7680
Campus E-mail: email@example.com
Additional Contact Information:
Reminder: You must email me using your Owens email, or I will not be able to respond to you.
Catalog Description: A directed writing course, which continues the process of learning to read and critically engage various texts. Students write papers that summarize, critique, and synthesize sources, leading to researched and formally documented argumentation papers. Builds upon English 111 through its increased focus on academic argument and the processes of synthesizing written published texts. (Required in all degree programs) (Also offered as a web course)
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Current Textbooks, Materials, Equipment (software/hardware requirements):
Aaron, Jane. The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises. 8th ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2012. Print.
Behrens, Laurence and Leonard J. Rosen. Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum. 12th ed. Pearson, 2012. Print.
Graff, Gerald and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say, I Say. 3rd ed. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 2014. Print.
Pearson Writer. Pearson Education, Inc. New York: Pearson Longman, 2012. Web. (Access included with course registration)
General Information: For information on FERPA, Cheating and Plagiarism, Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes and Student Code of Conduct, please refer to the appropriate section of the current Owens Community College Catalog online.
This course should
1. involve students in the art of research-based argumentation by critically reading, thinking, and writing .