Rebecca Ambroe

Rebecca Ambroe, Composition 2, Spring 2018

Course Description:

In Composition 2, students refine their ability to express themselves with clarity and coherence in writing. Students in this course also gain a sophisticated understanding of the writing process and an appreciation of the importance of audience in the presentation of their complex ideas. Students also learn to distinguish between scholarly and popular sources, effectively integrate evidence in support of their own ideas, gain an understanding of the research process, and produce college-level research papers. Further, they produce work that demonstrates significant depth of thinking and range of perspectives about a concept or idea.

Required Textbooks:

- Myths, Legends, & Folktales of America. David Leeming and Jake Page. Oxford University Press, 2000, 9780-195117844
- The Writer’s FAQs: A Pocket Handbook. Muriel Harris and Jennifer Kunka. Pearson. 2011, 6th Edition, 9780-134133058

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Rebecca Ambroe, 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 Textbooks:

- Patterns for College Writing. Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2016, 13th Edition.
- The Writer’s FAQs: A Pocket Handbook. Muriel Harris and Jennifer L. Kunka. Pearson. 2017, 6th Edition.

Rebecca Ambroe, Composition 2, Spring 2017

Course Description:

In this course, a companion course to 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.

Required Texts:

Myths, Legends, & Folktales of America. David Leeming and Jake Page. Oxford University Press, 2000, 9780- 195117844
The Writer’s FAQs: A Pocket Handbook. Muriel Harris and Jennifer Kunka. Pearson. 2011, 6th Edition, 9780- 134133058
Interview with The Vampire. Anne Rice. Random House, Reissued 1991, 9780-345337665 Dracula (Barnes & Noble Classics Series). Bram Stoker. Barnes & Noble, 2004, 9781-593081140

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Rebecca Ambroe, 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:

The Longman Reader. Judith Nadell and John Langan. Pearson, 2016, 11th Edition.
The Writer’s FAQs: A Pocket Handbook. Muriel Harris and Jennifer L. Kunka. Pearson. 2017, 6th Edition

Rebecca Ambroe, Composition 2, Spring 2016

Course Description:

In this course, a companion course to 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.

Required Texts:

They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2014, 3rd Edition.
Rules for Writers. Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers. Bedford/St. Martin’s. 2011, 7th Edition.
Much Ado About Nothing. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine. (Eds.) Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1995.

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Rebecca Ambroe, 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:

The Curious Writer. Bruce Ballenger. Pearson Longman, 2012, 4th Edition.
Rules for Writers. Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers. Bedford/St. Martin’s. 2011, 7th Edition

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