Beth Bensen-Barber 3Eng 210 01PR Fall 2013
: Feel free to bring your Apple laptops to class and use them, but beaware of compatibility issues that often arise in a PC environment and whenusing Blackboard.If you did not pass Eng 112 with a C or better, you must repeat the course beforetaking Eng 210.
Required: Reliable Internet connectivity outside of the college.
Required: Reliable access to Microsoft Office or equivalent technology.
Recommended: Smart phone with a combination of the following capabilities: audiorecorder, digital camera, iVideo camera
Recommended: A collegiate dictionary and thesaurus.
Recommended: 3-ring binder or 2-pocket folder to file class handouts.
: Successful completion of English 112
with a C or better
: Eng 210 helps students refine skills in writing non-fiction prose; additionally, thecourse guides students in the development of individual voice and style. Eng 210 introduces procedures for publication in an electronic environment, composing and producing alphabetic,visual, aural, and/or digital texts.Additionally, Eng 210 will take you beyond the freshman writing experience by making youaware of your individual writing styles and processes, as they apply to a mediated classroom.Eng 210 will also ask you to reflect on your communication skills with a strong focus on therhetorical process. The course will also focus on increased development of writing ability andfacility in
, emphasizing critical thinking, observation, research, andsophisticated reading of selected texts. Placing emphasis on clarity, style, voice, and audience,Eng 210 will gently nudge you toward producing clearly articulated alphabetic texts as well as professionally designed multi-media projects. This means you will be composing in a mediatedenvironment, composing and producing alphabetic, visual, aural, and digital texts.
General Course Goals
: Upon successful completion of this course, you will have developed andcontributed to a course blog, created an audio narrative, created a group digital documentary,developed an annotated bibliography, written one eight- to ten-page researched essay, andcomposed one analytical review of a writing book in two modes: written and a second mode of your choice. The course will ask you to document sources in either APA or MLA documentationstyles.