7064 - English 101 - Class Information

College Reading and Composition I

Spring B 2010

3 Units, (UC: CSU)

This is the first freshman compostition course that meets requirements for the BA at four-year colleges and universities. This course developes proficiency in critical reading and writing through the application of the principles of rhetoric and the techniques of critical thinking. Students will write expository essays based oncollege-level readings. Emphasis is placed on the research paper.

Prerequisites: English 28 with a grade of "C" or better, or appropriate score on College English Placement Exam.

Instructor

Angelica Duran, M.A.
Email: aduran.itv@gmail.com
Office Hours: Thursdays, 1:00 - 8:00 PM
(818) 364-7600, ext. 7153

Classroom Locations & Schedule

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Textbooks

Required

The Composition of Everyday Life – A Guide to Writing
  • Author: Mauk and Metz
  • Edition: 2/E, 2007 (Hard Cover)
  • Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth
  • ISBN: 978-1-4130-1849-3

Recommended

Student Course Guide for the The Writer’s Circle
  • Author: Martin, Diane
  • Edition: 2/E, 2008
  • Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth
  • ISBN: 978-1-4130-3396-0

Textbooks may be purchased at the City, LA Mission, Southwest, Valley, and Pierce College bookstores.

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.

Video

The Writer's Circle

The Writer’s Circle is a college-level English composition course that introduces the basic approaches to essay writing:  narration, description, observation, analysis, argument, evaluation, and research.

Where to Watch Videos

Online Course Website

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