"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning." -- Mark Twain
Instructor: Jane Deon
Office Hours: Wed. 2:15-3:15
Office Location: AC129
MW 12:45-2:10, LB002
In this advanced composition course, students will learn the strategies for analyzing and developing the argumentative research essay. Through reading, writing, research, and discussion, students will apply the skills of logical analysis and critical thinking in determining the effectiveness of an argument’s thesis and supporting ideas. They will develop advanced research skills in evaluating print and electronic resources and will apply those skills to their thesis-driven argumentative research essay.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to