Special Topics: English Journal

Course Code:

Credit Hours:
1 - 3

Effective beginning:



Course Description:
This course centers on topics of special interest to the instructor and students as they relate to the annual publication of the Florida English Journal. The course will satisfy elective credit and will not earn English credit.

Course Details


Successful completion of ENC 1101 and instructor permission. 


Amanda Myers



Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbooks required


Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

The purpose of the communications area in the core curriculum is to enable the student to read critically and communicate effectively in clear and correct English.

C-1 Communicate effectively in various rhetorical modes

C-2 Evaluate ideas using critical thinking

C-3 Demonstrate appropriate documentation techniques through various assignments

C-4 Analyze human experiences through reading and writing

C-5 Demonstrate the effective use of the conventions of Standard American English


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Study publication designs
  • Select a journal theme based on student and instructor interest
  • Solicit journal entries from across the state
  • Review entries for quality of publication
  • Design the layout and artwork for the journal
  • Learn the use of computer software to design items for publication
  • Proofread and edit submissions for publication
  • Handle distribution of published journal


C-2, C-4



C-2, C-4





Homework, Teacher Observation, Projects, Problem-Solving, Judged Performance


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Attend class regularly
  • Participate in class discussions
  • Write solicitation letters
  • Use the computer effectively
  • Use effective grammar, mechanics;, and usage


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