SRJC Course Outlines

7/19/2024 4:56:58 PMENGL 7 Course Outline as of Fall 1991

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  ENGL 7Title:  INTRO SHORT STORY  
Full Title:  Introduction to the Short Story
Last Reviewed:2/6/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled013 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
Untitled document
An introduction to the genre of the short story, including the elements of the form: narration, point of view, character, plot and metaphorical language.

Completion of ENGL 1A.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An introduction to the genre of the short story, including the elements fo the form--narration, point of view, character, plot & metaphorical language.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Completion of ENGL 1A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1991
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesSpring 1992
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1993
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1991Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1991Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
Untitled document
From a prescribed selection of short stories (critical studies may also be
included), a student will:
1.  Show a thorough knowledge of assigned texts.
2.  Be aware of evolutionary stages of and the variety of forms to be
   seen in the development of the short story.
3.  Identify major themes in texts.
4.  Recognize various themes relating to time period or culture.
5.  Recognize the variety of forms in which the short story exists.

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
Specific works to be studied, classroom approaches, and related assign-
ments may vary from semester to semester and from instructor to instruct-
or: however, the following represent typical assignments. Most approaches
will reflect aspects of all of them.
1.  Reading and examining major short stories that reflect the evolution
   of the short story as a literary form.
2.  Reading and examination of a selection of short stories that illus-
   trate cultural diversity specifically as it relates to theme and form.
3.  Reading and examination of short stories that reflect the various
   treatments of a specific theme.
4.  Reading from a selection of short stories that allow a consideration
   of the craft of the short story.

Untitled document
Typical assignments might include reading logs, critical response essays,
research papers, group and individual presentations.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
60 - 85%
Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 20%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Reading quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
THE STORY: Readers & Writers of Fiction, David Bergman, ed., 1988
WHERE I'M CALLING FROM, Raymond Carver, 1989. Random

Print PDF