ENG 100 :: Composition I
Summer 2014 @Kauai CC

CRN: 41024
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Jeffrey Mexia
jmexia@hawaii.edu
808-245-8345 (Ph)
N/A (Fax)
Course URL: http://goo.gl/wVdBUW
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 07/07/2014 - 08/14/2014
Course Requirements: Students will be required to complete some assignments (e.g., a short essay, a quiz, etc.) in person at their campus' designated testing center (see here for list of testing centers: http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/testcenters). Note that there will only be a few of these (i.e., one or two). Please contact Jeffrey Mexia (jmexia@hawaii.edu) if you have questions or concerns about this requirement.
Course Prerequisites: "C" or higher in ENG 22 or acceptable writing placement test score.
Course Description: This course introduces students to the essential rhetorical, conceptual, and stylistic demands of writing in Standard American English at the college level. Instruction in composing processes, research strategies, and writing from sources is a focus of the course. The course also provides students with experiences in the library and on the internet to enhance their skills in accessing and using various types of primary and secondary materials. Students will engage in research activities, evaluate sources, and apply the principles of college writing to produce substantial college-level compositions, building foundation skills for writing in courses across the college curriculum.
Textbooks: 1. Faigely, L. and Selzer, J. _Good Reasons: Researching and Writing Effective Arguments_.
2. Apio, A. _Kamau_.
Technical Requirements: Have (or have regular access to) a computer with a reliable Internet connection. Aside from Laulima, the class will be using a handful of other web-based applications.
Additional Notes: This ENG 100 class section CRN 41024 is conducted on the Internet. Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email. For additional information please contact the instructor via email (jmexia@hawaii.edu). Thinking about taking an online class? Go to http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/isdistancelearningforme and take the free distance-learning self-assessment quiz.
Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:45:46