Survey of English Literature I
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.
Grades of “C” or higher in ENC 1101-1102
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Greenblatt, Stephen, et.al., eds. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 10th ed. Package #1, Volumes A, B, & C. New York: W. W. Norton and Company.
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 learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
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
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Students will meet two classes per week or as scheduled in the summer sessions.
- Students will have scheduled reading assignments on each day.
- Students will read all literature assignments and formulate questions or discussion points to contribute.
- Students will prepare to discuss each day’s assigned literature in writing.
- 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.
- Students will use models in The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research for all assignments.
- 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.
- Students will discuss assigned readings with the class informally and in specific presentations.
- Students will interpret prose and poetry aloud.
College-wide policies and resources
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