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Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences
- Formerly Children's Literature LIT 240 (LIT 240); also Children's Literature
Faith Builders Educational Programs, 28527 Guys Mills Road, Guys Mills, PA.
45 hours (12 weeks).
February 2012 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:demonstrate use of the library to do academic research; demonstrate use of reliable internet sources for academic research; analyze written sources and identify key content and arguments through note-taking; outline the steps for organizing and writing a research paper; synthesize different perspectives and streams of information into a compelling argument; evaluate one’s own work and the work of others for correct grammar, appropriate content, careful organization, and good style; evaluate others’ critique of one’s work and incorporate alternative perspectives into one’s writing; exercise the use of successive drafts to improve one’s writing; and utilize standard formatting guidelines to present one’s research for an academic audience.
Major topics covered in the course are: writing skills; methods of research; evaluation of sources; and development of an extended argument in a research paper. Methods of instruction include: lecture; peer evaluations; and individualized instructor feedback. Evaluation criteria include a 15 page (minimum) research paper.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate division category, 3 semester hours in English Composition (10/15) (10/20 revalidation).