MTSU ENGL 1010 - Syllabus (6 pages)

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Middle Tennessee State University
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Engl 1010 - Expository Writing
Expository Writing Documents

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English 1010 Expository Writing Theme TV Audience Professor Stacia Watkins Spring 2005 TR 1 00 2 25 BAS S113 Office AMG 305 Note Alternate office PH 303A Office phone 904 8262 PH 898 2588 Office Hours 8 00 9 30 TR and by appointment Email slr2i mtsu edu COURSE GOALS English 1010 is the first course in your two semester freshman writing sequence We will be concerned with both the process of writing and the actual text that you will produce You will not only be graded on the paper assignments themselves but also on the process you use in order to complete your assignments We will focus on improving your knowledge of what makes an effective college level essay and will spend time looking at strategies that will improve your papers on the levels of content organization vocabulary grammar and mechanics In order to generate ideas for our class discussions and writing assignments we will view television series read models of non fiction writing in Common Culture and do supplemental reading as needed Being present in 1010 entails more than being physically present This is not a lecture course it is a demanding fast paced course requiring reading writing and participation in class discussions REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS HHH Hodges Harbrace Handbook 15th edition by Webb Miller and Horner FC Surviving Freshman Composition 2nd edition by Smith and Smith Common Culture 4th edition by Petracca and Sorapure Any digital material presented over email the UWC website or WebCT is the equivalent of a required text REQUIRED MATERIALS Access to the internet WebCT and word processing software MS Word only One subject notebook for daily in class writings by Tuesday January 25 E mail address that you check regularly EVALUATION AND GRADING SCALE To pass the course and earn three credit hours you must earn an overall class average of C or above Although I will use the grade D in grading assignments anyone receiving an overall grade D or below will not pass the class Note Because you own the essay that



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