Introduction ENGL 1201 College English I and ENGL 1201-0160 are First Year Writing Courses, the main subject of coursework consists of the writing and reading processes of expository and persuasive rhetoric/argument.• Students are required to write between three to five papers (fifteen – twenty pages of formal writing). • At least ONE paper, the research paper and the last of the semester, 5-6 pages.
with a verbal SAT under 550) can place himself or herself into either ENGL 1201 or ENGL 1201-0160 (our basic skills course).
Students complete a survey and write an essay in response to one of three readings.
Instructor: Professor Mary Mackey PLEASE NOTE: Keep all copies of your essays (graded and ungraded) until at least November APRIL 3.
YOU WILL NEED THEM TO DO THE FOURTH WRITING ASSIGNMENT.
The curriculum is outlined in the following links: Elements For College English I (ENGL 1201) We use Directed Self-Placement for all first year students.
This means that any student who would normally be tested (i.e.
ENGL 1201 requires students to write generally shorter, well-developed papers, though the last paper must be a somewhat longer researched essay. Our Basic Skills courses are extended versions of 1201, with supplemental class-time.
In other words, ENGL 1201-0160 functions as an intensive version of ENGL 1201.
If the faculty member disagrees with a student’s placement, he or she contacts the student and advises the student accordingly.
Many students switch their placement according to the faculty member’s advice, but the final decision remains the student’s.