English 101 - English Composition - Dr. Leslie Burnett
|Professor:||Dr. Leslie Burnett|
CSU/UC transfer English 101 emphasizes the principles and methods of expository writing, with reading and analysis of expository prose. The course meets CSU/UC transfer requirements. This is a 4 unit course.
There will be 4 major units over the 16-week semester, divided up into 4-week segments, 3 of which will focus on thematic issues covered in the Reader (History and Culture; Government, Politics, and Social Justice; Business and Economics; The Novel
What to Expect in this Course
Students are expected to post to various discussion boards several times a week, with required responses to their classmates as well, within a very structured time frame. A reliable computer and access to the Internet are essential for success in this course. Preferably, students should do their work on a desktop or laptop computer rhather than a cell phone.
Types of Assessments
Online Discussion Boards (including prewriting and peer reviews), 4 Formal Written Essays, Quizzes, and a Reading Final Exam
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Gilbert H. Muller, The McGraw-Hill Reader. Updated 12th ed. with MLA Booklet (earlier editions are not acceptable)
Stephen Reid, The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, 12th ed. (standard text only available as EBook Rental, no Lab companion required)
Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence (Norton Critical Edition preferred, but any publisher will suffice)
All texts are required and can be purchased through the COC Bookstore.
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Last updated: 05/31/2021 Sub#: 134