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Topics: 1977, 1978, 1981 Pages: 10 (4543 words) Published: November 3, 2014

Course Syllabus for:
Writing II
GE 2084 A3/C4
Fall Quarter 2014
C1: Monday 1:00-4:50 M235
N2: Tuesday 6:00-9:50 M235
A4: Thursday 8:00-11:50 M227
Contact Information
Instructor: Mrs. Nourie-Manuele
email: mnourie-manuele@aii.edu
Phone: 704-972-6342 (If I do not answer the phone, feel free to leave a message. I do not typically return phone calls. E-mail is the best way to get in contact with me. Office: Main 102 Classroom Information

  Class Office Hours (102) Monday 1-4:50PM in M235 11-12:00 PM
12-1:00 PM (ASC)
5-6:00 PM
Tuesday 1-4:50PM in M227
6-9:50PM in M235 10-11:00AM
11AM-12:00PM
12-1:00PM (ASC)
5-6:00 PM
Wednesday NO CLASSES NO OFFICE HOURS
Thursday 8-11:50AM in M227
1-4:50PM in M227 7-8:00 AM
12-1:00 PM
5-6:00 PM
Friday NO CLASSES NO OFFICE HOURS
 
Course Description: This course advances and expands skills learned in Writing I. Students engage in activities designed to develop the skills necessary to conduct effective research on topics addressed in the course and composition of analytical or interpretive essays. Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Demonstrate and apply critical thinking through listening, reading and speaking. Illustrate by written or spoken communication how audience affects content, style, and voice. Use Standard American English with respect to grammar, syntax, mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, college-level vocabulary, spelling, and documentation methods. Conduct research with appropriate documentation methodology, and utilize the results of the research. Write analytical and interpretive prose that contains appropriate references to text. Identify elements of cultural diversity that may affect the human communication process and provide written or verbal examples. Pre/Co-requisites: ENG 104 Composition/GE 0124 Writing I

Instructional Contact Hours/Credits:
            44 Contact Hours/4 Quarter Credit Hours/11 Weeks  
Quarter Credit Hour Definition: A quarter credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than:  

1) One hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work each week for 10-12 weeks, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time; or 2) At least an equivalent amount of work as required in paragraph (1) of this definition for other academic activities as established by the institution including laboratory work, internships, practical, studio work, and other academic work leading to the award of credit hours. Students can expect ten (10) hours of instructional engagement for every one quarter credit hour of a course. Instructional engagement activities include lectures, presentations, discussions, group-work, and other activities that would normally occur during class time. Instructional engagement activities may occur in a face-to-face meeting or in the e-classroom. In addition to instructional engagement, students can expect to complete at least twenty (20) hours of outside work for every one quarter credit hour of a course. Outside work includes preparing for and completing readings and assignments. Such outside work also includes, but is not limited to, all research associated with completing assignments, work with others to complete a group project, participation in tutorials, labs, simulations, and other electronic activities that are not a part of the instructional engagement, as well as any activities related to preparation for instructional engagement. Other academic work leading to the awarding of credit hours requires at least an equivalent amount of work as listed in the paragraph above and shall be applied to other academic activities as established by the institution,...
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