Three credit hours
Prerequisite: English 110 or 111
A further study of written English and practice in composition. Readings and research writing with documentation. Predominantly a skills course. Students must complete ENGL 110 or 111 and 112 in sequence. In order to proceed to ENGL 112, students must complete ENGL 110 or 111 with a grade of C or higher.
General Course Objectives
This course fulfills all of the learning outcomes of the General Education curriculum’s Communication requirement. The purpose of the Communications requirement is to prepare students to effectively communicate information, thoughts, and viewpoints through oral, written, and graphic forms of expression.
The learning outcomes listed below for ENGL 112 are observed in all sections. Instructors pursue these requirements through a variety of approaches. Individual instructor syllabi, which document how these outcomes are met, are on file in the English department office.
Students in all sections of ENGL 112 will demonstrate the ability to:
*The writing process includes planning, organizing, composing, revising, editing, and presenting.
Students will produce a minimum of five writing projects. At least one of these writing projects must be a documented research paper that students have revised at least once. By the end of the semester, each student will have produced at least the equivalent of 15-24 typed double-spaced pages (approximately 5000-7500 words) of finished text. Individual instructors provide students with grading rubrics, and individual syllabi specify the weighting of each assignment.
Signature Assessment for ENGL 112 for Communication Requirement:
The required research paper in the course according to common assessment rubric.
Any student eligible for and requesting reasonable accommodations due to a disability is required to provide a letter of accommodation from the Student Success Center.
Since the University of Tennessee at Martin is committed to appreciating and understanding cultural diversity, the members of the UTM Department of English & Modern Foreign Languages wish to confirm our conviction that a university campus must be a safe place for the discussion of ideas. As such, the department expects all of our colleagues and students to treat with tolerance ideas discussed from a variety of perspectives. The Department of English & Modern Foreign Languages respects the dignity of every person, and will not allow discrimination against anyone based on religion, age, disability, ethnic origin, race, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation.