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ENG1101 D371 English Composition I, SPR2015

ENG1101 D371 English Composition I, SPR2015

City Tech’s ENG 1101 course prepares you for the kinds of communication, research, and literacy that you will use throughout your academic and professional careers. Furthermore, it develops students’ understanding, application, and critical awareness of two big ideas: 1) Communication is rhetorical, and 2) Communication is multimodal, or WOVEN (written, oral, visual, electronic, and nonverbal). Through a series of process-driven projects, some of which are individually based and others collaborative, you will gain a deeper understanding of effective and persuasive communication techniques while developing your critical thinking skills and multiple literacies. Each ENG 1101 class is unique, because while each one has the same basic outcomes, each is taught by an instructor with his or her own research and pedagogical approach. In our class, we will use the interdisciplinary field of the neurosciences as a way to focus our conversations and projects. Of course, communication is about the transference of information via the senses and processed by each audience member’s brain. In addition, the brain and its embodied perception systems define how we are most receptive to receiving communications, thinking about communications, and being persuaded by communications. If we understand how the brain/body works, we can apply this knowledge to being more effective communicators and successful professionals.

ENG1101 Writing is the voice that expresses the Essence of Who You are

ENG1101 Writing is the voice that expresses the Essence of Who You are

Effective essay writing and basic research techniques are essential tools for every college student. English 1101 is a composition course where you will develop writing, library and research skills by completing demanding readings for classroom discussion and as a basis for essay writing. Throughout the course, we will read about 7-8 essays together, and you additionally read 7-8 more articles for your research project. It is important that you do all of the reading on time in order to participate in class discussions and activities. You will also be expected to annotate (take notes) for every essay you read. If you prefer not to write in your book, you may photocopy the essay and/or use Post-its. Highlight main points, write questions in margins, circle unfamiliar words, and write the author’s thesis in your own words at the end (or start) of each essay. Prerequisites: CUNY certification in reading and writing. It is expected that, at a minimum, students in ENG1101 will: * Read and listen critically and analytically, including identifying an argument’s major assumptions and assertions and evaluating its supporting evidence. * Write clearly and coherently in varied, academic formats (such as formal essays, research papers, and reports) using standard English and appropriate technology to critique and improve one’s own and others’ texts. * Demonstrate research skills using appropriate technology, including gathering, evaluating, and synthesizing primary and secondary sources. * Support a thesis with well-reasoned arguments, and communicate persuasively across a variety of contexts, purposes, audiences, and media. * Formulate original ideas and relate them to the ideas of others by employing the conventions of ethical attribution and citation. * Show competency in various modes of and analyzing, including narration & description, comparison & contrast, cause & effect, argument & persuasion. * Develop a personal and individual voice as a writer

Quantitative Reasoning

Quantitative Reasoning

As a student, you will develop and apply mathematical, logical, critical thinking, and statistical skills to solve problems in real-world contexts. You will acquire skills in the fields of algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, and mathematical modeling. You will also have opportunities to develop your reading, writing, oral, and listening skills.

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