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550.002.01 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II

Department:
Extradepartmental
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
0 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Sa Su,  10:30am - 3:20pm
    Note:
    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
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Steve Bazzetta
Course Instructor:
  • Vicki Hong Smith

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Description:

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

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply strategies used in the three main stages of the Writing Process. Spiral strategies include brain storming, outlining, drafting, proofreading, rewriting and editing
  2. Formulate an effective thesis statement
  3. Support thesis with concrete supporting details
  4. Avoid global errors such as fragments, run-on/splice sentences, dangling modifiers
  5. Avoid errors in tenses and agreements
  6. Correctly incorporate quotation, summary, and paraphrase when citing outside sources
  7. Correctly apply required parenthetical documentation and bibliographical documentation format
Methods of Assessment:
class attendance
Multiterm:
Final grade applies to all terms
Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
Consent Note:

For consent, contact:
sbazzett@jhsph.edu