Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: ENGL-2323- Section: 1N
Masterworks Brit Lit
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|Description||A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.|
|Prerequisites||ENGL 1301 Composition I|
Identify key ideas, representative authors and works, significant historical or cultural events, and
characteristic perspectives or attitudes expressed in the literature of different periods or regions.
Analyze literary works as expressions of individual or communal values within the social, political, cultural, or
religious contexts of different literary periods.
Demonstrate knowledge of the development of characteristic forms or styles of expression during different
historical periods or in different regions.
Articulate the aesthetic principles that guide the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
Write research-based critical papers about the assigned readings in clear and grammatically correct prose,
using various critical approaches to literature.
Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes|
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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (Eighth Edition)
Weeks 1-5: Middle Ages, Jungian Literary Theory, Plagiarism, Paraphrasing Properly, and In text Citations and Work Cited Pages.
Weeks 6-10: 1984, George Orwell, Marxist Literary Theory, secondary versus primary sources,
Weeks 11-15: Modern play, Disability Literary Theory, Literary Devices and Features of Plays
Week 1-5: Online discussion post, journal entries, literary essay (plus drafts and peer editing)
Week 6-10: Essay quizzes, discussion posts, journals, rhetorical essay (plus drafts and peer editing), 1984 Project Based Learning (PBL) assignment
Weeks 11-15: Essay quizzes, discussion posts, journals, analytical essay (plus drafts and peer editing), Play PBL assignment
|Final Exam Date||May 7, 2021 - 8:00 AM Through May 12, 2021 - 3:45 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
Formal - 48%
Informal - 32%
Final - 20%
|Instructor Policies||The policies as outlined by Nederland High School will be upheld.|
|Attendance Policy||The policies as outlined by Nederland High School will be upheld.|
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|