ENG100H1F L5101 TR 6-9
Instructor: K. Rodda
Office Phone: TBA
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room TBA
Brief Description of Course: ENG100 is a hands-on course designed to equip students to write with clarity and precision, developing the communication skills essential to success in the university and beyond. This course approaches writing as a process and sharpens students’ understanding of how structures of language shape meaning. Students will practice the process of composition through scaffolded assignments, gaining experience in generating ideas, clarifying insights, structuring arguments, composing paragraphs and sentences, revising and editing, and communicating effectively to specific audiences. Each class will also include sessions on resolving common grammar issues and employing best-practice writing strategies.
Required Reading: TBA
Method of Instruction:Lectures (select slides will be posted), in-class writing exercises, peer-review workshops
Method of Evaluation: Assignment 1: diagnostic (10%); Assignment 2: essay proposal/outline (10%); Assignment 3: essay draft (15%); Assignment 4: peer review (10%); Assignment 5: revised essay (20%); Participation (15%); Final Exam (20%).