Project #161136 - course reflection

English Tutors

Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 12/17/2016 04:40 am

Requirements

For this assignment, in about 1000 words (please note this is double the normal value in the rubric), you will evaluate and reflect upon your learning in our course, choose three learning outcomes (below), provide relevant evidence and development for each of the three learning outcomes, contextualize your overall thesis in an engaging introduction, close your essay in a relevant conclusion, and generally apply characteristics of thoughtful, engaged, and correct writing for your Final Reflection Journal.

 

Choose from the learning outcomes listed below in order to write your essay.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to

 

Rhetorical Knowledge

Research

Analyze how audience/purpose dictate information included, the order of information, voice, language, and style

Develop an effective research question to guide a sustained research project

Apply conventions of format and structure appropriate to various rhetorical situations

Apply systematic research methodology using library databases to locate and utilize a variety of credible sources (e.g., scholarly journals as well as interviews, case studies, lectures, surveys)

 

Distinguish between credible sources and non-credible sources, both in traditional print media and outline

 

Integrate source materials using summaries, paraphrases, and quotations to support a defendable thesis

Processes/Conventions

Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing

Create texts, with multiple drafts, that adhere to the conventions of Standard Academic English

Demonstrate close reading of a text through various strategies (e.g. annotating, outlining, summarizing, note taking)

Utilize invention and re-thinking to revise their work

Utilize a dictionary to help facilitate understanding of various texts

Collaborate and utilize effectively the social aspects of writing processes (writer-peer & writer-instructor review)

Locate, evaluate, analyze, and synthesize appropriate primary and secondary sources

Summarize and paraphrase arguments and/or other texts * Use quotations and citations appropriately (including sources that cite other sources)

Use interpretation to recognize the author’s meaning and strategies (e.g., induction, deduction) to develop ideas

Use MLA documentation system and/or the APA documentation system

Critique complex arguments of sustained length (longer than the average op-ed piece or newspaper article)

Identify and avoid different types of plagiarism (i.e., intentional and unintentional

Identify logical fallacies and authorial bias, and analyze their effects on an argument

 

Recognize and acknowledge diverse perspectives of an issue

 

Formulate constructive questions that facilitate meaningful inquiry

 

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