Composition II Entire Semester Lecture Notes

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Department
ENG-W - English
Course
NUTR 214
Professor
Loudermilk
Semester
Spring

Description
January 14, 2013 · Instructor: William Laudermilk o Teaching for 15 years o Wright State & Sinclair o Degrees § AA, BA, BS, MA, MA, MA o Interests § Travelling § Hiking § Reading biographies § Theater · Over 50 productions · The Course (ENG 122/ Comp II) o Writing § Essays § Critiques § Research Papers o Writing § Sentences variety § Structure § Sorting info into paragraphs o Reading § Understanding § Responding § Critiquing § Understanding · Summarizing § Synthesizing o Researching § Information Literacy · Print sources · Digital sources o Internet o Databases o E-books § Finding Information o Critical Thinking § Supporting opinions § Arguing § Being logical § Structuring ideas into patterns § Avoiding fallacies · The Important Answer to the Question: “How Long Will the Papers Be?” (20-26 pages) o Summary 1 § Common article § 1.5-2 pages · 1 page=1 filled, double-space, 12 pt, courier new font § Read and summarize together § o Summary 2 § Over article (we choose) related to research topic § 1.5-2 pages o The Critique of Editorials § 2-2.5 pages § 2 shorter arguments on topic o Book Review § 3-4 pages § Related to topic § Read and review o Annotated Bibliography § 5-7 pages o First Half of Research Paper § 3-4 pages o Second Half of Research Paper § 3-4 pages · Research Topics o Societal § Issues § Controversies § Problems § Debates § Policy o Opposing Viewpoints § Edisonohio.edu § Library § Databases § Opposing viewpoints o SIRS § Edisonohio.edu § Library § Databases § SIRS o Topics § Mass Extinctions § Assisted Suicide § Cosmetic Surgery § Hate crimes § Slavery Reparations · Homework o Read Syllabus January 16, 2013 · Reading- interpreting, analyzing, or attempting to make predictions · Text- anything that can be read, interpreted or analyzed · Reading equation o Prior knowledge+predictions=comprehension · Reading tricks o Process text in chunks o Bring prior knowledge into our reading o Making predictions through both prior knowledge and the text · Strategies for reading more critically o Previewing § Previewing a text means gathering as much information about the text as you can before you actually read it. § Questions: · What is my purpose for reading? · What can the title tell me about the text? · Who is the author? · How is the text structured? o Annotating § Mark the Thesis and Main Points of the Piece § Mark Key Terms and Unfamiliar Words § Underline Important Ideas and Memorable Images § Write Your Questions and/or Comments in the Margins of the Piece § Write any Personal Experience Related to the Piece § Mark Confusing Parts of the Piece, or Sections that Warrant a Reread § Underline the Sources, if any, the Author has Used o Summarizing o Analyzing § Evidence § Assumptions § Sources § Author Bias o Re-reading o Responding · Reading is o hypothesis-based o multi-level § we bring features of the text into context when reading · such as text size, font, and abstract features o strategic § depending on what we read, we read differently · instruction manual vs. novel January 23, 2013 (absent) · Loudermilk’s ten points for writing a summary: o 1. A summary is always shorter than the original o 2. A summary is primarily in your own words, paraphrased o 3. Occasionally you may use a short fragment quotation of 1-4 words, if and only if you can’t paraphrase a phrase o 4. The first line of the summary should be a statement of the original articles; thesis, main argument o 5. After the thesis statement, give main supporting ideas in the exact same order, or close to the exact same order that they occurred in the original o 6. Can delete repetitions, extreme detail and off-topic points throughout the piece o 7. Sometimes you need to keep certain details in order for it to make sense to someone who hasn’t read the original article. o 8. As you are writing the summary, you will be tempted to add in your own ideas but do NOT add in your own commentary or arguments. o 9. The original ending is your ending, end with their conclusion, not your own thoughts o 10. Include a works cited entry for the original article. January 30, 2013 · Check list o Running header (.5) from the top in the top right hand corner o 1 inch margins all around o First page header: § Your name § Instructor’s name § Inverted date o Title, centered, not underlined or bolded o Font: 12 pt, courier new o Tabbed in paragraphs (not space bar) o Double spacing o Content § 1st sentence- clear restatement of original work’s thesis with summary predictive statement (forecasting subtopics) § All main points in same order as original with enough detail for those who haven’t read the work § No commentary, counter-arguments, or conclusions are added from summary writer o Any directly quoted content must be in quotes o Sentences are clear and free of error § Errors: · Lack of clarity · Run-ons · No stringing to
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