Peter M. Gruen
Introduces and practices reading, writing, and critical thinking strategies students need to develop researched, organized, and correctly documented papers using academic sources. Introduces library research skills for finding a variety of sources. Third in the three-course AEP writing sequence. Prerequisite: either ENGL 102 or placement by test score. Offered: AWSpS.
Look at the Class Website (actually the GoPost) for information about the textbook for this quarter.
Student learning goals
improve your ability to think critically
improve your ability to read analytically
improve your ability to write academically
improve your grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and citation style
improve your ability to organize your work and your study time
General method of instruction
daily classes (five days per week) with lots of reading and writing homework, quizzes, multi-draft writing assignments, and a final paper
In this course, we will be using the textbook They Say, I Say (2009 version) by Graff, Birkenstein, and Durst (available at the University Bookstore). Get the version that says 'with readings' on the front.
Class assignments and grading
Most of your writing and quiz work will be combined to form a Portfolio.
The Portfolio, together with the Final Paper and class participation