7037 - English 102 - Class Information
College Reading and Composition II
Fall B 2009
3 Units, (UC: CSU)
This course is designed to develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level of English 101. Students will develop critical thinking by writing strong arguments based on poetry, drama and faction, as subject matter. Students will learn to identify premises and conclusions and recognize patterns of faulty logic in developing arguments. They will learn to distinguish between deductive and inductive reasoning and will demonstrate this.
Prerequisites: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
InstructorStan J. Searl, Ph.D.
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 1:00 - 8:00 PM
(818) 364-7600, ext. 7155
Classroom Location Schedule
|Saturday||L.A. City College||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Da Vinci, Rm. 305|
|Saturday||L.A. Southwest College||01:30 PM - 04:30 PM||Lecture Lab., Rm. 114|
|Sunday||L.A. Pierce College||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Village, Rm. 8102|
|Sunday||L.A. Valley College||01:30 PM - 04:30 PM||Foreign Language Bldg., Rm. 104|
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Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Compact Edition
- Author: Roberts, Edgar V.
- Edition: 4/E, 2009
- Publisher: Prentice Hall
- ISBN: 978-0-13-223392-7
Textbooks are available in the college libraries. Most libraries have the texts on Reserve, (two hour use, in the library) some libraries have copies in the General Collection. Individual Library Policies apply and they may be different at each campus. Generally, students must have a valid student ID for the campus they intend to use to check out or use library materials. For example, to check out books from Pierce College Library students must have a valid Pierce College Student ID. Students who enrolled only in ITV classes may obtain a Mission College ID through the Admissions Office at Mission College.
Development of critical reading and writing skills through novel, short story, drama, and poetry analysis.
Where to Watch Videos
Cable Channel LA36
(In the city of Los Angeles)
Video broadcasts are available on cable channel LA36. The broadcast schedule is below.
All videos are closed captioned.
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Videos may be viewed at the Learning Resource Centers of:
Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College
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Online Course Website
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