Perspectives on Argument (ENGLISH 1102) 


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OBJECTIVE:

In addition to the skills acquired in English 1101, by the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • analyze, evaluate, document, and draw inferences from various sources
  • identify, select, and analyze appropriate research methods, research questions, and evidence for a specific rhetorical situation
  • use argumentative strategies and genres in order to engage various audiences
  • integrate other’s ideas with their own
  • produce well reasoned, argumentative essays demonstrating rhetorical assignments
  • use grammatical, stylistic, and mechanical formats and conventions appropriate for a variety of audiences
  • reflect on what contributed to their writing process and evaluate their own work

The class will be conducted through the use of large-group discussions, small-group work, journal writing, reading, private conferences with the teacher, student presentations, and the use of computers.

 

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