Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or equivalent. Continuing to
practice the rhetorical skills introduced in ENGL 101, students
will develop analytical, interpretive, and information literacy
skills necessary for constructing a well-supported, researched
academic argument. Graded A, B, C/NC.
assignments for this course will consist of the following:
readings from Andrea LunsfordÂs EverythingÂs an
Argument. 4th edition. New York: Bedford/St.
short timed essay (750-900 words) to be written online
during a specified time period
short argument papers (750-900 words)
research paper (1400-1500 words, excluding documentation)
online drafts, one for each argument paper and one for the
Information Regarding the Online Version of ENGL 102:
Delivery Â This course is delivered completely online through
WebCT. There are no on-campus class meetings. Instead, all
interaction between the students and the instructor take place in
WebCT. All assignments will be submitted through WebCT. You
MUST REGISTER FOR THE
COURSE ON GET AS YOU WOULD ANY OTHER COURSE. You then must
Âself-registerÂ for the course on WebCT. Self-registration on
WebCT for ENGL 102 is NOT the same thing as registering for the
course on GET. You must do both. You will be
dropped from the on-line class if you self-register through WebCT
without first registering through GET.
on WebCT will take place the first week of spring quarter. As with
traditional courses, you officially register in the course through
GET, but to access the course after GET registration, you must
self-register into WebCT as well. YOU MUST SELF-REGISTER INTO THE
WEBCT COURSE IN ORDER TO ACCESS THE COURSE. Think of this as
"checking into the course" once the quarter begins.
Self-registering on WebCT does not require extra registration
YOU MUST SELF-REGISTER ON WEBCT ONCE THE SPRING QUARTER BEGINS (March
30, 2009)! Otherwise
you will miss assignments and the class orientation.
for self-registration into ENGL 102 on WebCT are as follows:
certain that you have an internet connection and an up-to-date
browser (for example: Netscape, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox,
- Go to the
self-registration WebCT website.
- YOU MUST HAVE AN NIS ACCOUNT IN ORDER TO REGISTER AND LOGIN TO WEBCT 6.2.
you have a WebCT ID, go back to the main WebCT site (listed in
step #2 above) and click on the ÂStudentÂ button.
on ÂCourse ListÂ on the left-hand menu.
ÂView by termÂ and move from ÂdefaultÂ to ÂSpring 2008Â.
Then click ÂUpdateÂ button (on the right hand side).
down the window to the section in which you are enrolled (either
31 or 32): ENGL102 S09Â
follow directions to self-register.
you are self-registered, simply click on the ÂLoginÂ button on
the main WebCT page, fill in your WebCT ID and password, and you
will be presented a link directly to the ENGL 102 site.
you have problem with your self-registration, e-mail Askwbct-StudentUser.
WebCT Workshop is held the first week of each quarter. These
educational and informational workshops help students to
effectively use WebCT. I strongly recommend that you attend
one of these workshops.
In order to use WebCT, you must allow your browser to accept
cookies. Do so before you log into WebCT. You can block cookies
again after you log out of WebCT.
In order to open up chapter notes and assignments, partake in
online discussions and engage in online peer editing, you must
allow your browser to accept pop up windows. Again, do so before
you log into WebCT. You can enable your pop up blocker after
completing your WebCT session.
In order to open the pdf files in which the lecture notes and
assignments are located, you must install Adobe Acrobat Reader on
you have any questions, e-mail Professor Taufer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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