ENG007
Principles of
Written Communication 2
Cindy Cruz-Cabrera
English, Women and Development, and Media Studies
about.me...
COURSE DESCRIPTION
A study of the principles and strategies for
effective written communication in personal
and academic settings, working to...
• In this class, we will examine the uses of the
sentence, the paragraph and the whole
composition in effective communicat...
COURSE OBJECTIVES
• Discuss the structure and function of a
sentence, paragraph and whole composition;
• Display an understanding and apprec...
• Critically evaluate and create responses for
sample personal, academic and business
communication samples ; and
• Demons...
COURSE CONTENT
• Introduction to Written Communication
• Understanding the Rhetorical Situation
• The written message
• Plagiarism
• The ...
TEXTBOOK
Reading into Writing 2
by Concepcion Dadufalza
I will assume at all times that
assigned readings have been read.
Impact of this course on your
OTHER COURSES/ PROFESSION
• Critical reading and analysis is necessary in
composition, whether academic, professional, or
for personal enjoyment.
• ...
COURSE REQUIREMENTS
and GRADING
• 20% Class Participation
• 20% Midterms
• 20% Short papers
• 40% Final Examinations
• Sixty percent (60%) is required as ...
CLASS MEETINGS
• Discussions
–lectures, discussions, reports, activities,
and presentations.
• Work Sessions
–composition, research, cons...
ATTENDANCE and
CLASS WORK
• Attendance is mandatory.
• You are allowed a maximum of three (6)
absences from class.
• The Office of Academics shall a...
• Any class work done on the day of one’s
absence is automatically forfeited, regardless
of whether the absence is excused...
CLASS PARTICIPATION
• You are expected to participate consistently in
class discussions.
• The success of discussions depends to some
extent o...
DEADLINES
• Work should be turned in on time. Failure to
comply will affect your grade.
• All assignments in hardcopy are due at the...
COURSEWORK FORMAT
Soft Copy / Printout
APA
Handwritten
• Intermediate Pad OR College Ruled Pad –
white or yellow only
• NO SCENT
• One-inch borders
• LEGIBLE script ...
A NOTE ON PLAGIARISM
Plagiarism is cheating and is punishable
by:
• failure in a requirement
• failure in a course
• suspe...
CONSULTATION
• CONSULTATION takes place during Workshop
Sessions. These will be announced.
• Sign up for consultation on Facebook.
• Pl...
Students with Disabilities
• If you have (or suspect you have) a disability
for which you are or may be requesting
accommo...
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  1. 1. ENG007 Principles of Written Communication 2 Cindy Cruz-Cabrera English, Women and Development, and Media Studies about.me/cindycruzcabrera en.gravatar.com/cindycatz prof.cindycatz@gmail.com Facebook Group: Principles of Written Communication 2 ENG007 T215
  2. 2. COURSE DESCRIPTION
  3. 3. A study of the principles and strategies for effective written communication in personal and academic settings, working towards professional contexts.
  4. 4. • In this class, we will examine the uses of the sentence, the paragraph and the whole composition in effective communication within different contexts. • GOAL: to gain exposure and mastery of skills and strategies required to become effective communicators in the academic and business settings. • This course requires substantial out-of-class reading and writing.
  5. 5. COURSE OBJECTIVES
  6. 6. • Discuss the structure and function of a sentence, paragraph and whole composition; • Display an understanding and appreciation of the principles and strategies for effective communication as embedded in the sentence, paragraph, and whole composition; • Explain the components of personal, academic and professional correspondence;
  7. 7. • Critically evaluate and create responses for sample personal, academic and business communication samples ; and • Demonstrate a mastery of the skills and strategies for effective personal, academic and business communication in written correspondence.
  8. 8. COURSE CONTENT
  9. 9. • Introduction to Written Communication • Understanding the Rhetorical Situation • The written message • Plagiarism • The Sentence as a Speech Act • The Paragraph as Structure • Assertions • The Thesis Statement • The Writing Process • Writing a Whole Composition • Assumptions and Implications • Logical Fallacies • Types of Correspondence
  10. 10. TEXTBOOK Reading into Writing 2 by Concepcion Dadufalza I will assume at all times that assigned readings have been read.
  11. 11. Impact of this course on your OTHER COURSES/ PROFESSION
  12. 12. • Critical reading and analysis is necessary in composition, whether academic, professional, or for personal enjoyment. • Proficiency gained in this class will enable you to – Enable you to tackle higher literature classes – develop your mental dexterity for ANALYZING and EVALUATING any kind of text from different academic disciplines, professional readings, and readings done for pleasure as well.
  13. 13. COURSE REQUIREMENTS and GRADING
  14. 14. • 20% Class Participation • 20% Midterms • 20% Short papers • 40% Final Examinations • Sixty percent (60%) is required as a passing mark for each requirement and for the course.
  15. 15. CLASS MEETINGS
  16. 16. • Discussions –lectures, discussions, reports, activities, and presentations. • Work Sessions –composition, research, consultation, assessment and evaluation (teacher/group/peer). • Film Viewing
  17. 17. ATTENDANCE and CLASS WORK
  18. 18. • Attendance is mandatory. • You are allowed a maximum of three (6) absences from class. • The Office of Academics shall automatically drop you from the roll on your absence beyond 6 meetings. • 3 counts of tardiness = 1 absence. • Arriving 15 minutes late = absent.
  19. 19. • Any class work done on the day of one’s absence is automatically forfeited, regardless of whether the absence is excused or not. • Any questions you may have for me regarding attendance will be about your requirements only. • All other concerns (submission of certificates/letters/etc.) should be accompanied by a cover letter addressed to me, Mr. Berbano and Mr. Silva.
  20. 20. CLASS PARTICIPATION
  21. 21. • You are expected to participate consistently in class discussions. • The success of discussions depends to some extent on the work you do before stepping in the classroom. Make sure you come to class prepared. • Read the required texts carefully. Put a lot of thought and effort into your assigned work. • We do not need mere talk in class. What we need is talk that is interesting and insightful.
  22. 22. DEADLINES
  23. 23. • Work should be turned in on time. Failure to comply will affect your grade. • All assignments in hardcopy are due at the beginning of class. • All assignments in softcopy shall be submitted via email: prof.cindycatz@gmail.com • Closing dates and times shall be strictly observed. • Any requirements not submitted when due need not be turned in. • Deadlines are non-negotiable.
  24. 24. COURSEWORK FORMAT Soft Copy / Printout APA
  25. 25. Handwritten • Intermediate Pad OR College Ruled Pad – white or yellow only • NO SCENT • One-inch borders • LEGIBLE script / print • Black or blue ink only
  26. 26. A NOTE ON PLAGIARISM Plagiarism is cheating and is punishable by: • failure in a requirement • failure in a course • suspension and • expulsion.
  27. 27. CONSULTATION
  28. 28. • CONSULTATION takes place during Workshop Sessions. These will be announced. • Sign up for consultation on Facebook. • Please be ready to consult and deliver during your designated time. • You may consult briefly via email. Be sure to indicate the course title. • I do not refuse ambush consultations, but, to ensure having your pertinent documents, grades etc. on hand, sign up for consultation.
  29. 29. Students with Disabilities • If you have (or suspect you have) a disability for which you are or may be requesting accommodation, you are encouraged to speak to me privately as early as possible in the term. • We will properly verify your disability and determine reasonable accommodations for this course.

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