ENL2012

Survey of English Literature I

Course Code: ENL2012

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course is a survey of English literature and literary philosophies from the Old English through the Neoclassical periods. ENL 2012 fulfills 6,000 words of the Gordon Rule writing requirement.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Prerequisites: Grades of “C” or higher in ENC 1101-1102

Instructors:

Kurt McInnis
mcinnisk@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Greenblatt, Stephen, et.al., eds. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 9th ed. Package #1, Volumes A, B, & C. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2012.   

ISBN: 9780393912470

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

ENL 2012  is a General Education core course in Area 5—Humanities

The purpose of the humanities in the core curriculum is to understand the human condition through the study of the following: art history, literature, music history, music theory, performing arts, philosophy, and visual arts.

H-1      Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements.

H-2      Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music).

H-3      Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music).

H-4      Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music).

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 student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Identify unique characteristics of selected English literary works.
  • Relate how general historical and cultural contexts have influenced English literature.
  • Compose analytical responses to English literature.
  • Explain thematic connections among works of English literature.

H-1; C-2

H-2, C-1, 2, 4

H-3, C-1, 2, 3, 4, 5

H-4, C-1, 2, 4, 5

Medieval Exam, 16th & 17th Century Exam, 18th Century & Restoration Exam

Medieval Exam, 16th & 17th Century Exam, 18th Century & Restoration Exam, Beowulf Essay, Lear/Johnson Essay

Medieval Exam, 16th & 17th Century Exam, 18th Century & Restoration Exam, Sonnet Recitation, Beowulf Essay, Lear/Johnson Essay

Exams above, Lear/Johnson Essay

 

 

Class Meetings:

Students will meet two classes per week or as scheduled in the summer sessions.

Reading Assignments:

  1. Students will have scheduled reading assignments on each day.
  2. Students will read all literature assignments and formulate questions or discussion points to contribute.

Writing Assignments:

  1. Students will prepare to discuss each day’s assigned literature in writing.
  2. Students will prepare out-of-class assignments for collection at the beginning of class on the date specified. Students should review instructions for long-term assignments early and ask questions long before the due date.  Late assignments receive a reduced grade and may not be accepted for credit after one week.
  3. Students will use models in The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research for all assignments.
  4. Students must turn in all writing assignments to receive a passing grade in this course. Other than for emergency health reasons, no incomplete grade will be given in this course.

Speaking Assignments:

  1. Students will discuss assigned readings with the class informally and in specific presentations.
  2. 2. Students will interpret prose and poetry aloud.

 

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