JC ENG 131 - Syllabus (11 pages)

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Jackson College
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Eng 131 - Writing Experience
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Writing Experience English 131 Section 1 Instructor Josh Webster you may call me Josh Class Location and Times Mondays and Wednesdays 8 00 a m to 9 27 a m Bert Walker Hall Room 107 Office Adjunct Faculty Office Bert Walker Hall Room 231 English Department 517 796 8582 Email websterjoshuav jccmi edu Office Hours Monday and Wednesday 10 00 to 12 00 Tuesday 4 00 to 5 50 and by appointment Required Materials The St Martin s Guide to Writing by Axelrod and Cooper which is available at the campus bookstore A 3 5 HD disk zip disk or jump drive disk for file transfers while files can be moved by e mail it is not the most reliable method A computer with word processing software you can use outside of class Writing implements and a notebook of some sort Five loose leaf pocket folders one for each paper and the portfolio and a twopocket folder for your GPAW Assignments Course Purpose Why We Write I write entirely to find out what I m thinking what I m looking at what I see and what it means What I want and what I fear Joan Didion As a form of communication the media that fall under the heading of writing serve various public private practical and creative purposes Writing which includes any sort of communicative medium that uses printed language is Public in the sense that written documents are employed by public institutions such as corporations non profit organizations and governmental agencies to communicate policies influence individual opinions and conduct day to day affairs Legal documents corporate and scientific reports newspapers and press releases are all forms of public writing Private in the sense that individuals use writing in their daily lives to express their ideas explore their emotions and communicate with one another Personal journals blogs e mails and letters are all examples of private writing Practical in the sense that writing is a privileged form of communication that individuals use to advance themselves in workplace social and academic settings



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