Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel

Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel, Composition 2, Spring 2016

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:

- Charters, Ann, and Samuel Charters, eds. Literature and Its Writers: A Compact Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. 6th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013. Print. ISBN: 978-1-4576-0647-2.

Recommended Text:
-Rules for Writers, 7/e Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers (Bedford/St. Martins, 2014)

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Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel, Communication 2, Spring 2016

Course Description:

A continuation of Communications 1 with additional emphasis on research writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002, ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

- Rules for Writers, 7/e Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers (Bedford/St. Martins, 2014)
-America Now: Short Readings from Recent Periodicals, Atwan (11th Edition)

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Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel, Communication 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

A continuation of Communications 1 with additional emphasis on research writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002, ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

Reading Critically, Writing Well, 10th Edition (2013) by Axelrod, Cooper, Warriner. ISBN: 1457638940

Rules for Writers, 7th Edition (2011) by Hacker and Sommers. ISBN: 9780312647360

Syllabus: 

Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel, Composition 2, Spring 2015

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:

- Literature: A Portable Anthology; Janet E. Gardner, Beverly Lawn, Jack Ridl, Peter Schakel 3rd Edition, 2012
- Reading and Writing about Literature: A Portable Guide; Janet E. Gardner 3rd Edition, 2012

Recommended Text:

- Rules for Writers, 7/e; Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers (Bedford/St. Martins, 2014)

Syllabus: 

Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel, Communication 2, Spring 2015

Course Description:

A continuation of Communications 1 with additional emphasis on research writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002, ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

- Sustainability: A Bedford Spotlight Reader; Christian Weisser, ed. 1st Edition (Bedford/St. Martins, 2015)
- Rules for Writers, 7/e; Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers (Bedford/St. Martins, 2014)

Recommended Text:

- Oral Presentations in the Composition Course Matthew Duncan and Gustav W. Friedrich (Bedford/St. Martins, 2006)

Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel, Communication 1, Fall 2014

Course Description:

A continuation of Communications 1 with additional emphasis on research writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002, ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

-Reading Critically, Writing Well, 10th Edition (2013) by Axelrod, Cooper, Warriner. ISBN: 1457638940
-Rules for Writers, 7th Edition (2011) by Hacker and Sommers. ISBN: 9780312647360
-A binder, portfolio, or good folder
-A notebook (for journaling, writing, and taking notes)

Rachel B. Thomas Kimmel, Communication 2, Spring 2014

Course Description:

A continuation of Communications 1 with additional emphasis on research writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002, ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

The Brief Bedford Reader, 11th Edition, 2012!! X. J. Kennedy, Dorothy M. Kennedy, Jane E. Aaron (students are encouraged to share this text – it is not a book we will use every class, but it will be necessary to have access to a copy) ISBN: 0-312-61338-5
A Pocket Style Manual, Hacker & Sommers; Sixth Edition, 2012 ISBN: 0-312-54254-2

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Rachel B. Thomas-Kimmel, 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:

• Rules for Writers, Diana Hacker 7th edition (2011)
• Reading Critically, Writing Well, Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper, Alison M. Warriner 9th edition (2011

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