JC ENG 131 - Syllabus (6 pages)

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Jackson College
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Eng 131 - Writing Experience
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English 132 31 Spring 2009 Amy Zicafoose meeting times 10 00 11 56 Monday Thursday WA 219 Office hours BW 230 by appointment please I am on campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 30 2 00 pm but can meet you on other days if needed Email zicafooamyj jccmi edu or lonandamy aol com Phone 787 0800 extension 8371 call me at home only if absolutely necessary Textbooks and Supplies Writing A Guide for College and Beyond a brief edition by Lester Faigley Brief Penguin Handbook by Lester Faigley They Say I Say Moves that Matter in Academic Writing by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein Thumb or flash drive 4 soft two pocket folders Access to computer and printer Loose leaf paper pen and pencil Small stapler and staple remover and paper clips Course Structure and Purpose This course is a continuation of English 131 Completing this course successfully ensures that you will be ready to face the writing challenges which await you in upper level undergraduate and graduate work University of Michigan Eastern Michigan University and Michigan Sate University accept successful completion of Eng 132 in their transfer programs This is a rigorous course Research writing is emphasized You will be expected to read write and think about material that is moderate to difficult in complexity The writing in this course emphasizes writing for academic purposes We will be writing two major papers among in class group projects and individual in class writing You will be challenged by the writing assignments and intellectually stretched by revising each paper Revision is emphasized in English 132 In order to successfully complete this course you must demonstrate the following skills You must have an effective plan in your essays including a thesis statement for each essay You must revise each paper assignment at least once preferably twice You must demonstrate that you understand each writing assignment can identify writing strategies in your own work as well as the work of your classmates You



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