EN 201 Introduction to Literature
F1Y 2012 MN
Ogilvie, Christopher C.
B.A. English, University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleM.F.A Writing, University of Memphis, Memphis
August 20-October 8
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Meyer, Michael. The Compact Bedford Introduction to LITERATURE: Reading, Thinking, Writing. 9th edition Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-312-67844-9
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Educational Philosophy: Students will participate in class discussions, lectures, readings, quizzes, examinations, and developing literary analyses through research. EN201 is an analysis course designed to challenge a student's ability to analyze literature and explore new ideas, issues, and contradictions in the literary world as well as the real world.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
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:
TOTAL FOR THE COURSE: 1000 points
A = 1000-900; B = 890-800; C = 790-700; D = 690-600; F = 590-0
Late Submission of Course Materials:
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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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98If a student misses a quiz, then that student must contact the instructor prior to the date of the quiz. Only then, after speaking with the instructor and the absence has been verified as excused, can the student retake the quiz.
Peer Reviews count for 20 points of the FINAL GRADE of the Literary Research Project and Character Analysis Essay. Missing the peer review means 20 points will be deducted from the student's Character Analysis or Literary Research Project's FINAL GRADE, unless an approved absence has already been discussed.
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