ENGL-101 - English Composition - Anne V. Powell
|Professor:||Anne V. Powell|
You use technology every day, whether you choose to think of it or not, and these issues we will discuss impact your own life and health as well as society’s. In this course, we use technology (cutting edge devices, artificial intelligence, and data mining) as a frame to develop good reading, writing, and researching skills.
This course builds critical reading and expository writing skills through the analysis and evaluation of college-level texts and the composition of well-organized, full-length essays containing properly documented evidence.
What to Expect in this Course
Regular engagement in Canvas assignments.
Types of Assessments
Essays, discussion boards, timed writing, presentation projects
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
What to Think about Machines that Think by John Brockman. ISBN: 978-0062425652
Big Data by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cuiker. ISBN: 978-0544227750
Other Relevant Course Information
Students who do not login and complete the Self-Introductory Discussion Board on the first day of class will be dropped from the course as “No Shows.” Students who miss four or more postings prior to the add/drop date will be dropped for excessive absences.
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Last updated: 09/14/2021 Sub#: 613