ENL2012

Survey of English Literature I

Course Code:
ENL2012

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
002

 

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:

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. 10th ed. Package #1, Volumes A, B, & C. New York: W. W. Norton and Company.
ISBN: 9780393603125

 

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 learning outcomes:

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

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Student learning outcomes for ENL 2012 will be accomplished through a variety of means. The instructor will lecture on history, authors, themes, concepts, and literary periods. Students will read all assigned literary works, listen attentively, take notes, and ask clarifying questions. In addition, the instructor will lead students in close textual analysis of a survey of literary works from the period. Robust class discussion of the works is expected. Evaluative measures will include essay-style exams, essays, an oral presentation, attendance, and participation.

 

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