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ENG 211H - Advanced Composition

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3


Continues to practice forms of academic writing such as the summary, report based upon research, and the analytical essay. Emphasizes writing process and examines the origins and purpose of academic discourse. Approaches may include workshop, conferencing, publication and word processing at the discretion of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 4, WRITING LEVEL 4 and a minimum grade of "C" in a college level composition II course or permission of Honors Office
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: English Comp
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Produce at least one research paper.
    1. Locate information.
    2. Select appropriate source material.
    3. Integrate and synthesize student's opinion and source material
    4. Document sources in a conventional style.
  2. Produce at least one critical paper on several short stories, a novel, or movie
    1. Demonstrate knowledge of various elements of textual or visual techniques to develop a particular interpretation.
  3. Produce at least one critical paper on a non-fiction text or documentary film.
  4. Analyze a range of prose styles.
    1. Identify such elements as symbol, point of view, tone, and metaphor.
    2. Identify certain characteristics that make up “personal” “formal,” and “scientific” styles.
  5. Revise and edit research and critical papers.
    1. Identify where revisions are needed by considering relevance, focus, effective sequencing and logical development.
    2. Implement techniques for adding, deleting, combining, and substituting words, sentences and paragraphs.
  6. Practice independent, intellectual curiosity.
    1. Complete at least one significant project which demonstrates higher level, academic rigor. 
  7. Apply higher level, critical thinking skills to deepen understanding of course material. 
    1. Actively engage with peers in discussions, seminars or other formats to enhance the depth of knowledge of the relevant material. 

 



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