Introduction to Principles of Written Communication 2 Cindy Cruz-Cabrera

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Introduction to Principles of Written Communication 2 - first class meeting, Entrepreneurs School of Asia (formerly Thames International Business School)

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  • 1. ENG007 Principles of Written Communication 2 Cindy Cruz-Cabrera about.me/cindycruzcabrera | ph.linkedin.com/in/cindycruzcabrera prof.cindycatz@gmail.com (for submission of requirements only) Facebook Group: Principles of Written Communication 2 ENG007 T214
  • 2. COURSE DESCRIPTION
  • 3. A study of the principles and strategies for effective written communication in personal and academic settings, working towards professional contexts.
  • 4. In this class, we will examine the uses of the sentence, the paragraph and the whole composition in effective communication within different contexts. GOAL: to gain exposure and mastery of skills and strategies required to become effective communicators in the academic and business settings. This course requires substantial out-of- class reading and writing.
  • 5. COURSE OBJECTIVES
  • 6. Discuss the structure and function of a sentence, paragraph and whole composition; Display an understanding and appreciation of the principles and strategies for effective communication as embedded in the sentence, paragraph, and whole composition; Explain the components of personal, academic and professional correspondence;
  • 7. Critically evaluate and create responses for sample personal, academic and business communication samples ; and Demonstrate a mastery of the skills and strategies for effective personal, academic and business communication in written correspondence.
  • 8. Impact of this course on your OTHER COURSES/ PROFESSION
  • 9. Critical reading and analysis is necessary in composition, whether academic, professional, or for personal enjoyment. Proficiency gained in this class will enable you to Learn (and/or become aware of) the tools and strategies of written communication; Make informed decisions about the use of these tools and strategies and towards achieving goals in written communication; Develop your mental dexterity for ANALYZING and EVALUATING any kind of text from different academic disciplines, professional readings, and readings done for pleasure as well.
  • 10. COURSE CONTENT
  • 11. Introduction to Written Communication Understanding the Rhetorical Situation Plagiarism The Sentence as a Speech Act The Paragraph as Structure Assertions The Thesis Statement The Writing Process Writing a Whole Composition Assumptions and Implications Logical Fallacies Types of Correspondence
  • 12. Required Readings Reading Into Writing 1 by Concepcion Dadufalza Reading Into Writing 2 by Concepcion Dadufalza Other short readings will be assigned within the term
  • 13. GRADING
  • 14. on Class Participation Recitation Group discussion Reporting / presenting If you do nothing but convert Oxygen into Carbon Dioxide NO POINTS
  • 15. 20% Recitation 20% Midterms 20% Short Papers 40% Finals Sixty percent (60%) is required as a passing mark for each requirement and for the course.
  • 16. COURSE REQUIREMENTS Facebook Linkedin Slideshare Professional email
  • 17. CLASS MEETINGS
  • 18. Discussions lectures, discussions, reports, activities, and presentations. Work Sessions composition, research, consultation, assessment and evaluation (teacher/group/peer). Film Viewing
  • 19. ATTENDANCE and CLASS WORK
  • 20. Attendance is mandatory. You are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences from class. The Office of Academics shall automatically drop you from the roll on your fourth absence. 3 counts of tardiness = 1 absence. Arriving 20 minutes late = absent.
  • 21. Any class work done on the day of ones absence is automatically forfeited, regardless of whether the absence is excused or not. Any questions you may have for me regarding attendance will be about your requirements only. All other concerns (submission of certificates/letters/etc.) should be directed to Academics.
  • 22. CLASS PARTICIPATION
  • 23. You are expected to participate consistently in class discussions. The success of discussions depends to some extent on the work you do before stepping in the classroom. Make sure you come to class prepared. Read the required texts carefully. Put a lot of thought and effort into your assigned work. We do not need mere talk in class. What we need is talk that is interesting and insightful.
  • 24. DEADLINES
  • 25. Work should be turned in on time. Failure to comply will affect your grade. All assignments in hardcopy are due at the beginning of class. All assignments in softcopy shall be submitted via email: prof.cindycatz@gmail.com Closing dates and times shall be strictly observed. Any requirements not submitted when due need not be turned in. Deadlines are non-negotiable.
  • 26. COURSEWORK FORMAT
  • 27. Soft Copy / Printout Standard white bond or copy paper (8 by 11) One-inch borders Double-spaced 12-point font Times New Roman / Arial Black ink only (soft copy and print)
  • 28. Handwritten Intermediate Pad OR College Ruled Pad white or yellow only NO SCENT One-inch borders LEGIBLE script / print Black or blue ink only
  • 29. COURSEWORK FORMAT SHELDON COOPER LIT240 (section) Title of Requirement June 7, 2004
  • 30. A NOTE ON PLAGIARISM Plagiarism is cheating and is punishable by: failure in a requirement failure in a course suspension and expulsion.
  • 31. CONSULTATION
  • 32. CONSULTATION takes place during Workshop Sessions. These will be announced. Sign up for consultation on Facebook. Please be