Laura Rice

Laura Rice, Composition 1, Fall 2018

Course Description

At the conclusion of our Comp. 1 course, students should be able to:
• use writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
• produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness.
• demonstrate an awareness of standard conventions of formal writing.
• recognize and produce a variety of essay genres.
• understand and integrate others’ ideas into their own writing.
• understand and employ various types of evidence in an argument
• determine whether a source is reliable and valuable
• reflect on their own writing process and rhetorical effectiveness

Required Texts:

1) In Conversation: A Writer's Guidebook (9781319063009)
2) Patterns for College Writing 14th Edition (9781313106676 )
3) Patterns Companion (free for students) (9781319126742 )

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Laura Rice, Composition 1, Fall 2017

Course Description

At the conclusion of our Comp. 1 course, students should be able to:

• use writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects.
• produce essays that show structure, purpose, significant content, and audience awareness.
• demonstrate an awareness of standard conventions of formal writing.
• recognize and produce a variety of essay genres.
• understand and integrate others’ ideas into their own writing.
• understand and employ various types of evidence in an argument
• determine whether a source is reliable and valuable
• reflect on their own writing process and rhetorical effectiveness

Required Texts:

1) Pattern for College Writing, Kirszner and Mandell, ISBN: 978-1-319-08806-6
2) The Writers FAQs, 6th Ed., by Harris and Kunka, ISBN: 978-0-13-413305-8 (or) 0-13-413305-6

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Laura Rice, 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. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

* Richard Abcarian, Marvin Klotz, and Samuel Cohen- Literature: The Human Experience with 2016 MLA Update 12th Edition. 978-1319088125
* Geraldine Brooks- March. 978-0143036661
* Kate Chopin- The Awakening. 978-0393960570
* John Steinbeck- Of Mice and Men. 978-0140177398
* Robert Louis Stevenson-The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. 978-1530606498

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Laura Rice, Composition 1, Fall 2016

Course Description:

In this semester long course, students refine their ability to express themselves with clarity and coherence in various genres of writing; they learn the value of using the writing processes to generate, develop, share, revise, proofread, and edit major writing projects and demonstrate that they can produce essays that show structure, integrate evidence and organize significant content, demonstrate purpose, and reveal an awareness of audience. Required of all freshmen.

Texts:

- The Longman Reader, 11th Ed. by Nadell and Langan, ISBN: 978-0-13-386295-5 (or) 0-13-386295-0
- The Writer’s FAQs, 6th Ed. by Harris and Kunka, ISBN: 978-0-13-413305-8 (or)0-13-413305-6

Syllabus: 

Laura Rice, 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:

-Rules for Writers, 7th Ed., Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers ISBN-10: 0312647360 ISBN-13: 978-0312647360
-Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10, Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson ISBN-10: 0316067601 ISBN-13: 978-0316067607
-Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck ISBN-10: 0140177396 ISBN-13: 978-0749717100

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Laura Rice, Composition 2, Fall 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:

Rules for Writers, 7th Ed., Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers ISBN-10: 0312647360 ISBN-13: 978-0312647360

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10, Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson ISBN-10: 0316067601 ISBN-13: 978-0316067607

Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck ISBN-10: 0140177396 ISBN-13: 978-0749717100

Syllabus: 

Laura Rice, 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:

Rules for Writers, 7th Ed., Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers
ISBN-10: 0312647360 ISBN-13: 978-0312647360

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10, Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson
ISBN-10: 0316067601 ISBN-13: 978-0316067607

Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck
ISBN-10: 0140177396 ISBN-13: 978-0749717100

Syllabus: 

Laura Rice, 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:

-Rules for Writers, 7th Ed., Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers
-Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10, Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson
-Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

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