Ancient views[ edit ] Most ancient cultures, including thinkers of Ancient Greece Ancient Chinaand Ancient India lacked the concept of creativity, seeing art as a form of discovery and not creation. The ancient Greeks had no terms corresponding to "to create" or "creator" except for the expression "poiein" "to make"which only applied to poiesis poetry and to the poietes poet, or "maker" who made it.
Appropriate placement test score. English is designed to give students a solid foundation in grammar and punctuation, helping students overcome obstacles in mechanics that have in the past interfered with their ability to communicate clearly.
This sentence-level work soon leads to short paragraphs that offer students the opportunity to practice and refine their writing process. Students in English will learn to view their writing within a rhetorical context of author, message, and audience.
Clear, well-organized, well-developed, and mechanically sound foundational writing is the ultimate objective of Writing Strategies.
Beginning with a review of basic sentence skills, this course focuses on paragraph development, including subject selection, topic sentences, methods of development, transitional devices and effective introductions and conclusions.
The last part of the course will focus on developing multi-paragraph essays. Students must take the JCCC writing assessment test. For more information, see a JCCC counselor. Composition I focuses on writing nonfiction prose suitable in its expression and content to both its occasion and its audience.
Students will have an opportunity to improve in all phases of the writing process: Each text written in the course should clearly communicate a central idea or thesis, contain sufficient detail to be lively and convincing, reflect the voice of the writer and use carefully edited standard written English.
Some sections of this course are tailored to meet the needs of specific student populations, such as veterans or Honors students, or students in specific programs, such as Hospitality or Technology. By the end of the semester, students should have completed at least 20 pages approximately 5, words of revised and edited prose.
One-credit hour honors contract is available to qualified students who have an interest in a more thorough investigation of a topic related to this subject. An honors contract may incorporate research, a paper, or project and includes individual meetings with a faculty mentor.
Student must be currently enrolled in the regular section of the courses or have completed it the previous semester. Composition II focuses on skills essential to gathering, comprehending, analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing information from a variety of academic and non-academic sources.
Because writing is integral to college coursework and the workplace, this course emphasizes the rhetorical skills needed to understand and produce complex compositions in a variety of forms, which may include essays, presentations, reports, social media posts and other digital forms of communication.
Composition II emphasizes the deep revision needed to compose expository, evaluative and persuasive prose. By the end of the semester, students should have completed at least 25 pages approximately 6, words of revised and edited prose.
This course introduces students to technical and professional writing. Students will apply the writing process, engaging rhetorical strategies, when constructing typical workplace correspondence, such as memos, letters, reports, and digital documents including writings for social media and asynchronous presentations.
By the end of the semester, students should have written approximately 5, words in revised and edited documents. Students will focus on effective technical writing criteria: Accuracy specifically requires students to follow standard English grammar and punctuation rules.
Students will read, discuss and analyze works from three literary genres: Students will learn and apply the technical vocabulary used in the criticism of these literary forms. Students will be introduced to representative works from various literary traditions and cultures, including numerous works from contemporary writers.
The instruction will focus on skills essential to selecting, evaluating and synthesizing information from primary and secondary sources; in addition, it will emphasize the different approaches to organization that these media require as well as the variety of discourse styles used in informative, instructional, persuasive and entertainment media texts.
Games, particularly Role-Playing Games RPGs and other participatory narratives, share many properties with traditional narratives, yet differ significantly from their linear counterparts.
This course focuses on the elements of narrative as well as the principles that drive virtual or alternative possible worlds both fictive and reality-basedand it will provide students with practice writing and designing artifacts that demonstrate an understanding of plot, character, setting and the impact of structure and purpose in game development.
This course introduces students to the literary aspects of Bible. Students will read extracts from both the Hebrew and Greek portions of the Bible in translation. Students will also sample from later literary works that draw on biblical sources for their inspiration.
Students will write essays demonstrating their understanding of the works studied. This course introduces students to texts by U.
The readings, discussions and related writing projects will emphasize the relationship between mainstream America and borderland writers; explore the cultural and artistic context of the writers and their works; recognize and assess the use of major narrative and rhetorical strategies; and stimulate consideration of issues surrounding assimilation, identity formation, code-switching and cultural hybridity.
This survey course introduces students to a representative sample of texts created by women from the mid-seventeenth century to present. Using the lens of gender, students will explore the social, historical, political and cultural contexts relevant to the literature.
Further, students will identify significant literary devices and genres as employed by these authors.Printable Version.
The Sociology of Emile Durkheim.
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The self-consistent personality structure develops into a Life Style: Life-Style refers to an individual’s striving towards meaning and belonging. It is a pattern of behaviour that begins early in life and forms a . ENGL Writing Strategies* (3 Hours). Prerequisites: Appropriate placement test score.
English is designed to give students a solid foundation in grammar and punctuation, helping students overcome obstacles in mechanics that have in the past interfered with their ability to communicate clearly. To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.
Political Socialization in Nigeria - This essay is aimed to examine one of the agents of political socialisation for the way in which it operates and the effects it may have in Nigeria.