ENG 111 Honors Composition and Research


Campus Location:
Georgetown, Dover, Stanton, Wilmington
Effective Date:
2018-51
Prerequisite:
ENG 101and English department chairperson approval, SSC 100 or concurrent
Co-Requisites:

none

Course Credits and Hours:
3.00 credits
3.00 lecture hours/week
0.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This advanced writing course also focuses on high order critical reading (analysis, synthesis, contextualization, and evaluation) and presentation skills. The course emphasizes sophisticated approaches to argumentation and research that are informed by cultural studies theory. Students must be recommended by their ENG 101 instructor.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:

USB drive or other storage device

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course
Disclaimer:

None

Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Compose information-based documents using appropriate research strategies that evaluate the credibility of resources and that demonstrate proper documentation. (CCC 1, 2, 4, 5)
  2. Develop appropriate strategies necessary to deliver effective, detailed oral presentations for diverse purposes and audiences. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  3. Evaluate argument and contextual analysis, both in recognition of the strategies of other writers and in the effective management of one’s own strategies. (CCC 1, 2, 4)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Compose information-based documents using appropriate research strategies that evaluate the credibility of resources and that demonstrate proper documentation
    1. Demonstrate mastery of the writing process.
    2. Recognize and develop appropriate writing strategies for given scenarios.
    3. Organize, identify, and devise argumentative positions in response to readings.
    4. Apply analysis, synthesis, contextualization, and evaluation to course texts and other resources.
  2. Develop appropriate strategies necessary to deliver effective, detailed oral presentations for diverse purposes and audiences.
    1. Adapt content from a research-based document into presentations.
    2. Demonstrate appropriate vocal skills, including pronunciation, rate, and tone.
    3. Demonstrate appropriate non-verbal skills, including eye contact, posture, and enthusiasm.
    4. Integrate relevant visual material into presentations.
    5. Collaborate on a presentation, and facilitate discussion based on content delivered.
  3. Evaluate argument and contextual analysis, both in recognition of the strategies of other writers and in the effective management of one’s own strategies.
    1. Examine technical content critically.
    2. Discuss the elements of argumentation and rhetoric.
    3. Apply appropriate rhetorical and argumentative analyses.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

92 100 = A
83 91 = B
75 82 = C
0 74 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

 
Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):

None

Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.