JC ENG 131 - Syllabus (11 pages)

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Jackson College
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Eng 131 - Writing Experience
Writing Experience Documents

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JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE WRITING EXPERIENCE English Composition 131 13 Mon 11 12 25 BW 218 and Wed 11 12 25 BW 108 Instructor Mrs Agy Office BW 245 Office Phone 787 0800 ext 7006 Office Hrs Email agydianam jccmi edu Text The St Martin s Guide to Writing by Axelrod and Cooper available at campus bookstore JCC Website www jccmi edu Educator Online Course Site Click online Classes on the JCC website login JCC E mail Click on Student E mail Login login as above Necessary Materials a 3 5 HD disk or a zip disk pens access to a computer and printer outside of class and three two pocket folders WELCOME TO ENGLISH 131 I m excited to be here and I am excited about our working together this term In this class you will be examining two purposes of our course First you will focus on using writing as a place to explore serious inquiry secondly you will broaden your experiences with writing reading and critical thinking As the title of this course suggests we are going to be looking at the different ways in which we engage the writing process and how this process helps us interact with each other Even if we are not aware of it we are writers in our everyday experiences All of us participate in our communities and our workplace through writing Whether these experiences are letters memos emails directions resumes or the standard academic essay we can agree that writing is an important part of our everyday lives Some of us are comfortable communicating through writing and some of us are not I think some of this discomfort stems from a mystique that surrounds writing we might think that some people are born writers much like others are born singers or artists This is not necessarily true and this course will try to debunk some of these myths My goal is to help you find your starting point and work with you so that you become more comfortable with and in the writing process Since you will need to write for a variety of courses at JCC I want you to gain confidence in your own ability



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