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.
Information Regarding the Online Version of ENGL 102:
Delivery – This course is delivered completely online through
Blackboard. There are no on-campus class meetings. Instead, all
interaction between the students and the instructor take place in
Blackboard. All assignments will be submitted through
MUST REGISTER FOR THE
COURSE ON GET AS YOU WOULD ANY OTHER COURSE. You then must
“self-register” for the course on Blackboard. Self-registration on
Blackboard 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
without first registering through GET.
on Blackboard 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 Blackboard as well. YOU MUST SELF-REGISTER INTO THE
BLACKBOARD COURSE IN ORDER TO ACCESS THE COURSE. Think of this as
"checking into the course" once the quarter begins.
Self-registering on Blackboard does not require extra registration
YOU MUST SELF-REGISTER ON BLACKBOARD ONCE THE SPRING QUARTER BEGINS (March
29, 2010)! Otherwise
you will miss assignments and the class orientation.
for self-registration into ENGL 102 on Blackboard 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
- YOU MUST HAVE AN NIS ACCOUNT IN ORDER TO REGISTER AND LOGIN TO
on “Course List” on the left-hand menu.
- Choose "Arts & Letters" from the list
- Scroll down to find "ENGL 102" and
click on the green triangle to expand the list. (The page
display might reset to the top, so you might need to scroll down
again to find "ENGL 102.")
- Find the section of ENGL 102 in which
you are enrolled and click on the "Register" icon. Use your NIS
account name and password to register.
you have problem with your self-registration, e-mail
Blackboard Workshop is held the first week of each quarter. These
educational and informational workshops help students to
effectively use Blackboard. I strongly recommend that you attend
one of these workshops.
In order to use Blackboard, you must allow your browser to accept
cookies. Do so before you log into Blackboard. You can block cookies
again after you log out of Blackboard.
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 Blackboard. You can enable your pop up blocker after
completing your Blackboard 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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