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KAPI'OLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Summer 2007

Please stand by for the summer 2008 syllabus.

COURSE

English 215W Online Section (35085, 35333): Research and Argumentative Writing

INSTRUCTOR

Dr. Jim Shimabukuro

OFFICE

Kalia 229

F2F OFFICE HRS

BY appointment. (Make an appointment via email before stopping by. Since this is an online class, let's make every effort to communicate via email.)

PHONE

734-9413 (if I'm not in, send an email message); FAX 734-9151  (Since this is an online class, let's make every effort to communicate via email.)

EMAIL

jamess@hawaii.edu

WWW

http://www2.hawaii.edu/~jamess

REQUIRED TEXT

Click here for the required textbook.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

RESEARCH AND ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING (3 credits). Students will practice sustained expository/argumentative writing for a variety of audiences and purposes. Emphasis will be on logical and rhetorical principles, stylistic concerns, research methods, and evaluation of source material, and legal/ethical issues of writing nonfiction. Students who enroll in this section must have access to the Internet--email and web--and must be willing to logon from 3 to 6 days a week. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in ENG 100, ENG 160, or ESL 100, or instructor recommendation; computer competency.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of ENG 215W, students should be able to

How to Get Started: For students who are officially registered for this class . . .

Online Learning Considerations

Policies for Scores, Grades, Papers, etc.

Guidelines for All Review Drafts (RDs) & Final Drafts (FDs)

Learning Activities

Writing Process Tasks: Pre-planning, Planning, Translating, Reviewing

Review Draft (RD) Session: Important Information