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On this website you will find the curriculum I have for teaching the following courses.

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Reflective Practice

As a reflective practitioner, I work to identify ways to maximize student success.  This section of the website records those strategies which I am currently applying, or hope to apply in the future to my teaching practice.

English 090 - Bridging English for University (3 Credits, 60 hours)

  • identify strengths and weaknesses of your own writing and develop a personal writing style and voice
  • write for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • apply different writing criteria and skills for various college writing assignments
  • select topics, develop thesis statements, and organize ideas
  • draft, revise, and edit essays for clarity and coherence
  • use appropriate grammar and vocabulary necessary for college level essays
  • analyze and evaluate reading and writing samples
  • select a research topic, locate appropriate sources, create a reference list, analyze academic articles, and apply APA documentation style
  • discuss ideas in a group setting and speak confidently in class.  Listen openly to peer or guest speakers
  • think critically

English 050 - College Writing Skills (3 Credits, 60 hours)

  • write in a variety of styles (narrative, descriptive, expository, persuasive)
  • write for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • apply the writing process (prewriting, writing, and revising)
  • demonstrate basic grammar and sentence skills in writing
  • demonstrate basic word processing skills in written assignments
  • develop his/her personal writing style/voice
  • self-edit writing and analyze other writing samples
  • critically evaluate a variety of reading passages 
  • carry out library and on-line research
  • organize and deliver an oral presentation