EN 201 Introduction to Literature
S1QQ 2012 HI
Nelson, Crystal M.
Adjunct English Instructor
MA - Literary Studies, Utah State UniversityBA - English, Weber State University
Before and after class
16 January - 11 March
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
English 105 suggested
Textbook: Meyer, Michael. The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature. 8th edition. Boston & New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2009.
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Educational Philosophy: My educational philosophy is one of interaction with students based on dialogues, examinations, writings, and class discussions. Reading is crucial to success in today's world, and if one develops the habit of awareness along with an appreciation for the messages in works of fiction, one is better prepared to make wise decisions. The more one reads, the more one knows, and the richer becomes one's life.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
MoStep Requirements 184.108.40.206 standards for EN201
The core assessment for En 201 is a critical paper consisting of 5-8 pages of original literary analysis using personal insights and primary and secondary sources. MLA documentation, including a Work Cited page, is also required. A minimum of 3 sources are required, and must include a range of types of sources, including online and traditional print sources. The core assessment must account for no less than 25 % of the final grade.
The rubric for this assignment is included below.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Final presentation and paper; five reading responses; video worksheet; vocabulary; final exam; class participation
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