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ENG-0120-VU01 - Foundations of Reading & Writing: the Self


Synonym: 184953
Location: Winooski
Room: CCV Winooski 205
Credits: 3 (45 hours)
Day/Times: Tuesday, 04:30P - 08:00P
Semester Dates: 05-26-2020 to 08-11-2020
Last day to drop without a grade: 06-11-2020 - Refund Policy
Last day to withdraw (W grade): 07-14-2020 - Refund Policy
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Open Seats/Section Limit: 18/18 (as of 11-05-19 8:15 AM)

Course Description:

Using a thematic approach, students will gain critical reading and writing skills that are essential to the successful completion of college courses. Students will learn effective strategies for completing reading and writing assignments and will refine language skills to promote clarity and comprehension. Credits earned in this course do not apply to the associate degree.

Essential Objectives:

1. Identify and employ appropriate strategies for reading different types of material.
2. Identify and apply the writing process in a variety of assignments.
3. Recognize and produce written work that reflects effective handling of purpose, audience, and main ideas/details.
4. Recognize and demonstrate the consistent use of standard English conventions, including grammar, usage, and mechanics.
5. Utilize library and other resources to access topical information.
6. Explore the concept of critical thinking and demonstrate interpretation and analysis skills.
7. Discuss issues of self, ask meaningful questions relating to the issues, and develop strategies and resources to address them.

Textbooks:

Summer 2020 textbook data will be available on April 6. On that date a link will be available below that will take you to eCampus, CCV's bookstore. The information provided there will be for this course only. Please see this page for more information regarding the purchase of textbooks.

The last day to use a Financial Aid advance to purchase textbooks is the 3rd Tuesday of the semester. See your financial aid counselor at your academic center if you have any questions.

Please note: In order to receive accommodations for disabilities in this course, students must make an appointment to see the Americans with Disabilities Coordinator in their site and bring documentation with them.

Academic Honesty: CCV has a commitment to honesty and excellence in academic work and expects the same from all students. Academic dishonesty, or cheating, can occur whenever you present -as your own work- something that you did not do. You can also be guilty of cheating if you help someone else cheat. Being unaware of what constitutes academic dishonesty (such as knowing what plagiarism is) does not absolve a student of the responsibility to be honest in his/her academic work. Academic dishonesty is taken very seriously and may lead to dismissal from the College.

Course description details subject to change. Please refer to this document frequently.

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