SRJC Course Outlines

6/13/2024 3:51:25 PMENGL 49 Course Outline as of Fall 2024

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ENGL 49Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in English
Last Reviewed:10/26/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Seminars or individual conferences are by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience. Students must work with an instructor who has agreed to oversee the project.  UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A OR EMLS 10 (formerly ESL 10) or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Seminars or individual conferences are by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience. Students must work with an instructor who has agreed to oversee the project.  UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A OR EMLS 10 (formerly ESL 10) or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Since the purpose of the course is to afford the student an opportunity to engage in intensive study of a particular topic not covered in-depth in other English courses, the SLOs will vary according to the project proposal.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Discuss intelligently--orally and in writing--the topic of the independent study, citing specific
    evidence from literary, linguistic or cultural history, and comparing/contrasting major and
    minor trends.
2. Identify the relative significance of the topic to the broad evolution of literary or linguistic
    theory.
3. Demonstrate factual knowledge on each of the sub-topics of the paper or project.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of academic library (or other) resources (e.g. bibliographies, editions,
    dictionaries, biographies, histories) and MLA format for citing research.
5. Repeating students may choose different topics or emphasis depending on approval of the
    project.

Topics and Scope
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Contents will vary with the student, but generally will capitalize on a
student's special interests and abilities. In no case will a student be
allowed to undertake a topic that duplicates any other regular course
offering (e.g. "Women in Lit.").
 
Repeating students may choose different topics of emphases depending on approval of the project.

Assignments:
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Assignments for English 49 will vary with the student and the topic, but
generally will involve activities common in other English courses (e.g.
reading, note-taking, library research, summarizing, drafting, revision, essay writing,
oral presentation, essay exams).

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
80 - 90%
Essay(s)
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 10%
Essay Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Oral Presentation of Research


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials and textbooks recommended by the instructor as appropriate to the contract.

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