A pre-graduate-level course that addresses, through practice, the fundamentals of editing and making prose as clear and as well presented as possible. Prerequisites: ENGL 112 and a previous 200-level or higher English course.
Prerequisite(s) / Corequisite(s):
ENGL 112 and a previous 200-level or higher English course.
Course Rotation for Day Program:
The primary text for this course is a selection of the student’s previously compiled essays, the hardcover Webster’s New World Dictionary and an essay the student will generate in class in preparation for Senior Seminar.
To practice revising and editing student writing using multiple resources.
Demonstrate advanced use of grammar and language skills.
Demonstrate MLA citation.
Show capability of revision and critique.
Write, revise and edit selected essays
Refresh grammar, learn language skills, word use and abuse
Revise, significantly, previously compiled essays, narrowing selection to possible choices for senior essay
Recommended maximum class size for this course: 20
NOTE: The intention of this master course syllabus is to provide an outline of the contents of this course, as specified by
the faculty of Columbia College, regardless of who teaches the course, when it is taught, or where it is taught. Faculty members teaching this
course for Columbia College are expected to facilitate learning pursuant to the course objectives and cover the subjects listed in the topical
outline. However, instructors are also encouraged to cover additional topics of interest so long as those topics are relevant to the course's
subject. The master syllabus is, therefore, prescriptive in nature but also allows for a diversity of individual approaches to course material.