Generic English 2 Syllabus
COMPOSITION & RHETORIC
Section, Time, Room #
Your name and Phone Number
Office and Office Hours
Mailbox: 231 Stansbury
E-Mail address (and Course Web Page address if available)
Students completing English 2 should be able to write a persuasive essay that assesses and synthesizes material from various sources. In other words, you should be able to demonstrate an authoritative understanding of a subject based on research, evaluation, and analysis.
PREREQUISITESBefore taking English 2, you must have successfully completed English 1.
TEXTS AND MATERIALS
- Guide to Research
COURSE POLICIES & EXPECTATIONS
- Attendance policy
- Late work policy
- Format for work submitted (APA or MLA style?)
- Reminder about scholastic honesty?
- Revision policy?
- List of Assignments/Papers
- Essay #1
- Essay #2
- Essay #3
- Essay #4
Brief descriptive paragraphs that explain the purpose and focus of each assignment, page length, draft date, final due date, and percent of grade
An explanation of the criteria and point spread for an A, B, C, D, and F. You may choose to attach the detailed ENGL 2 criteria.
WVU is committed to social justice. I support that commitment and will work to create a positive learning environment based on open communication and mutual respect. I welcome suggestions for furthering such an environment.
SCHEDULE OF WORK DUE
A week-by-week schedule of topics, reading and writing assignments, conference meetings, and deadlines for drafts and final revisions. Include university holidays and reminders of mid-term point and the last day to drop a class.