COMPOSITION IN FIFTEEN WEEKS: A PRIMER FOR THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT (2ND EDITION)

Jacqueline Goffe-McNish

ISBN-13: 978-1-945628-46-7

# pages: 291

 

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Description

The audience for this book is the community college student who finds himself/herself in the mandatory English composition classroom. The teaching and learning tips included
in the chapters that follow are intended to be completed in fifteen weeks. Several models have been included as guides for instructor and students. The emphasis in this book is on writing not reading and as such, a partnership should be formed between the theoretical and the practical.

Table of Contents

1 Language Use and the Teaching of First Year Composition . 1

2 Rhetorical Strategies . 15

3 Writing the Research Paper 27

4 The Literary Analysis Paper 39

APPENDIX A: Narrative 49

APPENDIX B: Cause and Effect 53

APPENDIX C: Persuasion . 67

About the Author(s): Jacqueline Goffe-McNish

Jacqueline Goffe-McNish is a professor of English and Humanities at Dutchess Community College. She has been a teacher since 1980 and has worked in both private and public schools at the elementary, secondary, and tertiary level in Jamaica and United States. In her present job, she is also the Chairperson of the Liberal Arts Humanities program and supervises the college’s concurrent education program in the high schools. She graduated from St John Fisher College in Rochester, SUNY Brockport. Recently she was awarded the SUNY Chancellor Award for Excellence in Teaching and the DCC Orrcut Endowed Chair for Humanities. She supervises the teaching of English in sixteen high schools in the college’s Concurrent Enrollment Program.

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