archive-edu.com » EDU » C » COLOSTATE.EDU

Total: 1507

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Contributors to this Guide
    Portfolios Portfolio Overview Thomas Portfolio Process Requirements Thomas Portfolio Explanation Harper Portfolio Grading Holtcamp Portfolios Promises Problems Practices Kiefer Traditional And Or Portfolio Grading Gogela Defining the Humanities Collaborative Activity Myers Humanities Defined Myers Text Analysis Text Analysis Assignments Text Analysis Activities Individual Topics Individual Topic Assignments Individual Topic Activities Reflective Writing Print Friendly Page Authors Contributors Contributors to this Guide The following sources were used in creating this guide

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301aman/contrib.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Course Overview and Policy Statements
    Text Analysis Activities Individual Topics Individual Topic Assignments Individual Topic Activities Reflective Writing Print Friendly Page Authors Contributors Course Overview and Policy Statements The first linked item is the course description as approved by the English Department and the University curriculum committees The next five links provide more extended descriptions required for approval as a University core course these details combine for the fullest explanation of the course goals and

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301bman/page3.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Course Description
    Education Although students may sometimes write to readers well educated in one of these fields their work in CO301 is not designed to substitute for disciplinary writing in a field Rather CO301 assumes that students will write to more general audiences The first six weeks of the course focus on analyses and responses to readings while the rest of the semester is devoted to preparing a portfolio of original pieces As an intermediate composition course CO301 assumes complete control of skills developed in CO150 so that students can go well beyond introductory academic writing Like the other intermediate composition courses offered through the English Department the course emphasizes 1 writing processes with a special emphasis on revising and editing and 2 critical reading processes with an emphasis on reading from a writer s point of view Unlike CO300 which focuses on one mode of written discourse argument CO301 focuses on multiple modes and genres of written discourse Students taking the course will learn about and practice writing a wide range of essays including those that explain interpret react to or reflect on specific issues for general audiences The focus on general audiences is another point of distinction between CO300 and CO301 Whereas CO300 focuses on audience concerns only from the perspective of argumentative discourse CO301 addresses a broad range of issues concerning how writers adapt their texts to diverse audiences including which genres are most appropriate for specific rhetorical purposes Unlike CO302 which focuses on adapting to the rhetorical demands of writing in online contexts CO301 addresses issues related to writing online only indirectly through use of a class Web site use of electronic communication with the instructor and classmates and regular posts to a class Web discussion forum Although faculty and students in the course will make use of

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301bman/pop3a.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • CO301 as a Core Course
    main argument and its supporting arguments identify and analyze audience and adapt the message to them phrase information in an intelligible and rhetorically effective manner use appropriate formats of documentation and citation choose an appropriate style and format of presentation understand and use appropriate technologies and formats of delivery f understand linkages to Foundations and Perspectives courses CO301 meets these core curriculum objectives in these ways A Implement Basic Strategies of Writing for Specialized Purposes CO301A D builds on the core competencies in writing developed in CO150 and extends them to more specific rhetorical contexts In section A students focus on Arts and Humanities in B on Sciences in C on Social Sciences and in D on Education In CO301A D students will read a variety of texts written about a general disciplinary topics in order to analyze how purpose and audience affect how a final text is written Drawing from these analysis skills students then will target their own audiences and purposes for writing about disciplinary issues and subjects and compose texts for those contexts choosing the appropriate genre organization and style for their intended context Both the students reading and writing will address specialized purposes related to their disciplinary focus for more diverse audiences typically non experts B Command of Standard English Syntax and Specialized Usage In reading and writing for specific contexts and audiences students will be targeting specific venues for their writing including targeted publications Students will be required to edit and proofread their texts to provide professional final drafts as well as to make choices about when specialized disciplinary language is appropriate within these contexts C Adapt Style to Audience Since CO301A D emphasizes audience throughout students will be required both to know how to analyze a written text to determine how its style is

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301bman/pop3b.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Core Detail: Instructional Modes
    Friendly Page Authors Contributors Core Detail Instructional Modes What are the instructional modes to be used to achieve the learner oriented course objectives and outcomes During the first six weeks of the course students will read and analyze articles written in the arts and humanities The goal of this reading activity is to help students understand how the rhetorical context in which a text is produced author purpose audience subject affects the final product Students will write three analyses of selected articles The goal of writing analyses of the readings is to help students understand that the choices writers make are intentional and influenced by a variety of rhetorical factors These analyses will also help students develop skills such as reading with a writer s eye and understanding how to make informed choices in their own writing Class time during this unit will be devoted to discussion of readings in class writing peer review and small group work During the next eight weeks of the course students will focus on writing texts for multiple audiences One goal of this unit is to help them learn about the demands of writing for different rhetorical situations and of adapting information and arguments for varying audiences A second primary goal is to enhance their ability to write with appropriate style and register for particular audiences A third goal is to help them learn to adapt organization strategies and select appropriate forms of evidence for their audiences A fourth goal is to enhance their planning drafting and revising skills In this unit students will select an individual or group topic in the broad disciplinary area upon which the course focuses conduct a rhetorical analysis of the topic create a research plan identifying the overall issue s they will address the texts they will analyze

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301bman/pop3c.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Core Detail: Course Objectives
    Portfolios Promises Problems Practices Kiefer Traditional And Or Portfolio Grading Gogela Text Analysis Text Analysis Assignments Text Analysis Activities Individual Topics Individual Topic Assignments Individual Topic Activities Reflective Writing Print Friendly Page Authors Contributors Core Detail Course Objectives This course assumes complete control of the skills developed in CO150 so that students can go well beyond introductory academic writing Students in the course will learn rhetorical strategies for accommodating the demands of specialized subjects to the needs of diverse audiences particularly those audiences outside the students discplines Specifically the course aims to teach writing processes with a special emphasis on revising and editing critical reading processes with an emphasis on reading from a writer s point of view library and field research skills specific to disciplinary inquiry how to adapt disciplinary specific subject matter to a variety of audiences how to analyze audiences and choose appropriate genres and writing strategies for specific audiences how to adapt style and structure for different rhetorical contexts The course will be taught in four subsections that address topics and issues of interest in one of four broad disciplinary areas A Arts and Humanities B Sciences C Social Sciences D Education Although students may sometimes

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301bman/pop3d.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Core Detail: Weekly Schedule
    and revise first analysis essay assign additional readings and homework in class writing and discussions focus on revision techniques analytical techniques and workshop techniques Week 4 Collect first analysis essay assign second analysis essay assign additional readings and homework in class writing and discussions focus on additional techniques for analyzing texts and rhetorical contexts Week 5 Workshop and revise second analysis essay assign additional readings and homework in class writing and discussions focus on revision techniques additional analytical techniques and workshop techniques Week 6 Collect second analysis essay assign third analysis essay assign additional readings and homework in class writing and discussions focus on additional techniques for analyzing texts and rhetorical contexts Weeks 7 14 Unit II Writing Texts During the next eight weeks of the course students will focus on writing texts for multiple audiences One goal of this unit is to help them learn about the demands of writing for different rhetorical situations and of adapting information and arguments for varying audiences A second primary goal is to enhance their ability to write with appropriate style and register for particular audiences A third goal is to help them learn to adapt organization strategies and select appropriate forms of evidence for their audiences A fourth goal is to enhance their planning drafting and revising skills In this unit students will select an individual or group topic in the broad disciplinary area upon which the course focuses conduct a rhetorical analysis of the topic create a research plan identifying the overall issue s they will address the texts they will analyze the kinds of analyses they will conduct the essays they will write These essays will consist of a total of at least 15 finished pages of final polished work and must represent at least two separate pieces written to

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301bman/pop3e.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Core Detail: Methods of Evaluation
    Or Portfolio Grading Gogela Text Analysis Text Analysis Assignments Text Analysis Activities Individual Topics Individual Topic Assignments Individual Topic Activities Reflective Writing Print Friendly Page Authors Contributors Core Detail Methods of Evaluation This course will be taught using traditional grading In addition to grades on writing assignments grades will also be assigned for in class writing activities e g daily writing activities peer review workshops posts to a class Web

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301bman/pop3f.cfm (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive