Howard R. Hastings

Howard R. Hastings, Composition 1, Fall 2017

Course Description:

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

Required Texts:

-Axelrod, Rise B., Charles R. Cooper and Alison M. Warriner. Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and a Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.
-Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

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Howard R. Hastings, Composition 2, Spring 2017

Course Description:

In this semester long course, students further refine their ability to express themselves with clarity and coherence in writing, demonstrate an understanding of the qualities inherent in various genres of writing, refine their ability to understand, employ, and effectively integrate various types of evidence in their written work, and learn how to conduct research on that topic using a variety of scholarly and popular sources and produce college level research papers. Required of all freshmen.

Class Texts:

- Harris, Muriel and Jennifer L. Kunka. The Writer’s FAQs: A Pocket Handbook. 6th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2017.
- Hirschberg, Stuart and Terry. One World, Many Cultures. 9th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2015.
- Klay, Phil. Redeployment. New York: Penguin Books, 2014.
- Passarlay, Gulwali. The Lightless Sky: A Twelve-Year-Old Refugee’s Harrowing Escape from Afghanistan and his Extraordinary Journey across Half the World. New York: Harper One, 2016.

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Howard R. Hastings, Composition 1, Fall 2016

Course Description:

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

Required Texts:

-Axelrod, Rise B., Charles R. Cooper and Alison M. Warriner. Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and a Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.
-Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

Syllabus: 

Howard R. Hastings, 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:

-Christine Hult. Research and Writing Across the Curriculum. 3rded. New York: Pearson Longman, 2005.
-Diane Hacker and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

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Howard R. Hastings, Communication 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course is designed for students in engineering technology, but it may be elected by any student who wants to enhance skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Required Texts:

-Axelrod, Rise B., Charles R. Cooper and Alison M. Warriner. Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and a Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.
-Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

Syllabus: 

Howard R. Hastings, 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:

-Axelrod, Rise B., Charles R. Cooper and Alison M. Warriner. Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and a Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.
-Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

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Howard R. Hastings, Communication 1, Fall 2014

Course Description:

This course is designed for students in engineering technology, but it may be elected by any student who wants to enhance skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Required Texts:

-Axelrod, Rise B., Charles R. Cooper and Alison M. Warriner. Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and a Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.
-Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

Syllabus: 

Howard R. Hastings, 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:

-Axelrod, Rise B., Charles R. Cooper and Alison M. Warriner. Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and a Guide. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2011.
-Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

Syllabus: 
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Howard R. Hastings, 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:

Ford, Jon and Marjorie Ford. Changing Minds:Arguments on Contemporary and Enduring Issues. New York: Longman, 2010.

Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

Syllabus: 
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Howard R. Hastings, 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:

Ford, Jon and Marjorie Ford. Changing Minds: Arguments on Contemporary and Enduring Issues. New York: Longman, 2010.

Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.

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