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ENG 111-112: English

ENG 111--Introduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics; develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effective style and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Writing activities include exposition and argumentation with at least one researched essay.


ENG 112--Continues to develop college writing with increased emphasis on critical essays, argumentation, and research, developing these competencies through the examination of a range of texts about the human experience. Requires students to locate, evaluate, integrate, and document sources and effectively edit for style and usage. Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete ENG 111 or its equivalent to enroll in ENG 112.  6 credits.

Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning
 

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Textbooks

The Everyday Writer
Authors: Andrea Lunsford
Publisher: Bedford St. Martin
ISBN: 0-312-66484-2
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Storming Heaven
Authors: Denise Giardina
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ISBN: 0-8041-0297-X
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About The Instructor

Rhonda Simmerman
Rhonda Simmerman

Rhonda Simmerman is a graduate of Radford University with a Master of Arts degree in English.  She has taught English 111/112 part-time for Wytheville Community College for twenty years. Ms. Simmerman enjoys writing in many forms; she has worked as the adviser of school newspaper, literary...

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