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550.002.01
English for Academic Purposes II

Location:
East Baltimore
Term:
4th term
Department:
Extradepartmental
Credits:
0 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
TBD
Class Times:
  • Friday,  3:30 - 6:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • Vicki Hong Smith
Contact:
Steve Bazzetta
Resources:
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:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 99% class attendance

Multiterm:

Final grade applies to all terms

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:
For consent, contact:

sbazzett@jhsph.edu