Leanna M. Bird

Leanna M. Bird, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Colombo, Gary, Robert Cullen, and Bonnie Lisle, eds. Rereading America: Cultural Contexts for Critical Thinking and Writing. 9th Edition. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2013. Print.
ISBN: 978-1-4576-0671-7
-Hacker, D. and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers. 7th ed. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012.
ISBN: 978-0-312-64736-0

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Leanna M. Bird, Composition 1, Fall 2014

Course Description

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Kennedy, X.J., Dorothy M. Kennedy, Jane E. Aaron, eds. The Bedford Reader. 11th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2009.
ISBN: 978-0-312-47204-7
-Hacker, D. and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers. 7th ed. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012.
ISBN: 978-0-312-64736-0

Syllabus: 
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Leanna M. Bird, Composition 2, Spring 2014

Course Description:

In this course, a companion course to Freshman Writing Seminar and Composition 1, students study and practice essay writing in more depth. The course also includes an introduction to researching and writing from sources. Required of all freshmen. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002 or ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

Colombo, Gary, Robert Cullen, and Bonnie Lisle, eds. Rereading America: Cultural Contexts for Critical Thinking and Writing. 9th Edition. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2013. Print.
ISBN: 978-1-4576-0671-7
Hacker, D. and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers. 7th ed. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012.
ISBN: 978-0-312-64736-0
Krakauer, Jon. Into the Wild. New York: Anchor Books, 1997. ISBN: 978-0-385-48680-4

Syllabus: 
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Leanna M. Bird, Composition 2, Fall 2013

Course Description:

In this course, a companion course to Freshman Writing Seminar and Composition 1, students study and practice essay writing in more depth. The course also includes an introduction to researching and writing from sources. Required of all freshmen. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002 or ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

Ballenger, Bruce. The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: Longman, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-205-17287-0
Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. New York: Avon Books, 1972. ISBN: 978-0-380-00245-0
Krakauer, Jon. Into the Wild. New York: Anchor Books, 1997. ISBN: 978-0-385-48680-4
Hacker, D. and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers. 7th ed. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-312-64736-0

Syllabus: 
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Leanna M. Bird, Composition 1, Fall 2013

Course Description

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

Kennedy, X.J., Dorothy M. Kennedy, Jane E. Aaron, eds. The Bedford Reader. 10th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-312-47204-7
Hacker, D. and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers. 7th ed. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012.
ISBN: 978-0-312-64736-0

Syllabus: 
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PDF icon Bird - ENGCMP 0005 - Composition 1.pdf176.95 KB
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