readings that challenge our thinking and provide an intellectual background for writing assignments.The course also advances skills in paragraph structure, sentence variety, thesis development,organization, coherence, and language conventions as well as prepares them for English 101.18 lab hours are also required. The focus of the class is compositions and essays (up to 500 words),including the research paper.
Student Learning Outcomes:
As a result of this learning experience, a student can:1.
Understand and participate in diverse discourse communities within the academic or broader social setting.2.
Write 300-500 word compositions and essays for academic or workplace purposes.3.
Recognize and apply rules for edited sentences, grammar, and word choice, and begin toincorporate stylistic techniques into his/her own writing.
I also hope that taking this class will inspire you to think about how youcommunicate with others and encourage you to continue to develop your writing,not only academically, but for pleasure as well.Textbooks:
McQuade, Donald and Christine McQuade.
Seeing & Writing 4
Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010
.The Students of Los Angeles Southwest College.
Say The Word: An Anthology of LASC Student Writing, Volume 5.
This book is only available in the LASC bookstore.Other supplies:
Highlighters: yellow, blue, and pink