EN 231 Introduction to Language
SP 2010 HO
Associate Professor, English
MWF 8-10, MW 12-1 and by appointment
January - May 2010
Textbook: Clark, Eschholz, Rosa, Language, 7th edition. Bedford St.Martin's
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Students are responsible for their own learning. The instructor's job is to create an environment in which learning can flourish, design opportunities for learning appropriate to the discipline and the course goals and objectives, and contribute expertise and experience that will support the student's own work.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Critical Essay [Core Assessment] 100 points The Critical Essay in this course will be a major critical paper of no fewer than 5 pages, which will include research and MLA documentation. The project will be completed in the final quarter of the term.
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Classroom Rules of Conduct: Laptops may certainly be used for class work; if you keep your journal in an electronic file, bring the laptop to every class.
Please do not use the laptop for any other purpose. When it's not in use, close it. Please turn off all other electronic devices; if you're expecting an urgent phone call, let me know before the class starts.
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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