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550.001.01 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I

Department: Extradepartmental
Term: 1st term
Credits: 0 credits
Contact: Steve Bazzetta
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
  • Vicki Hong Smith
Description:

Focuses on academic writing skills including documentation styles, and combines Saturday class meetings with online assignments and one individual conference.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Apply strategies used in the three main stages of the Writing Process. Spiral strategies include brain storming, outlining, drafting, proofreading, rewriting and editing.
Formulate an effective thesis statement
Support thesis with concrete supporting details
Avoid global errors such as fragments, run-on/splice sentences, dangling modifiers
Avoid errors in tenses and agreements
Correctly incorporate quotation, summary, and paraphrase when citing outside sources
Correctly apply required parenthetical documentation and bibliographical documentation format

Methods of Assessment: class attendance
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Dates offered for both 1st and 2nd terms are: Saturday - 9/15, 10/13, 11/10 and 12/1 Sunday 9/16, 10/14 and 11/11 -- 11:30-3:30

  • Saturday 10:30 - 2:50
  • Dates offered for both 1st and 2nd terms are: Saturday - 9/15, 10/13, 11/10 and 12/1 Sunday 9/16, 10/14 and 11/11 -- 11:30-3:30

  • Sunday 11:00 - 3:20
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 15
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Consent of Student Affairs required. Please email Contact person.

For consent, contact: sbazzett@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail