LIT3930

Special Topics in Literature

Course Code: LIT3930

Credit Hours: 1-3

Effective beginning: Spring 2021

 

Course Description:
Focused study of a specific topic or issues in literature of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Topics may vary. May be repeated for up to 9 semester hours of credit.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Two of the following courses: AML 2010, AML 2020, ENL 2012, ENL 2022

Instructors:

Kurt McInnis
mcinnisk@chipola.edu

Pam Rentz, Ph.D.
rentzp@chipola.edu

Amie Myers
myersa@chipola.edu

Rachel West, Ph.D.
westr@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook required

 

Assignment/course outline:

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

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

LIT 3930 is not a General Education nor an English Education core course.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Analyze assigned texts as sources of cultural, historical, theoretical and creative expression.

Respond to assigned works in a variety of means.

Practice the critical and analytical methodologies of understanding texts.

Recognize the ways in which the assigned texts have affected history and literature.

Read and demonstrate understanding of various literary genres as assigned.

Research literary topics as assigned.

Demonstrate understanding of relevance of content and author to the literature.

Using technology, develop a research-based personal response on a literary topic.

Employ appropriate rhetorical patterns and analysis while demonstrating writing skills.

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3, 6

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1, 9

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7, 8

3, 9

6, 8

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Tests, Quizzes, Homework, Documented Essays, Writing Assignments, Final Exams, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Essays, Projects, Presentations

 

 

  • Read all assigned literature.
  • Write analytical papers on the assigned literature.
  • Examine the techniques of writing and style found in the literature.
  • Research the historical significance of the authors and their works.
  • Employ appropriate rhetorical patterns.

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