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|Discipline and Nbr:
LIT & FILM: TRANS.||
Literature and Film: Transformations
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||1.50||Lab Scheduled||0|| ||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact Total||0
Critical reading, viewing, discussion, and writing of and on the narrative, figurative, thematic, and topical formations of literature and film. The content and emphasis of particular sections are specified in the English Department's course description bulletin "A Hundred Doors" issued every year.
Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Critical reading, viewing, discussion & writing of & on the narrative, figurative, thematic & topical formations of literature & film. The content & emphasis of particular sections are specified in the English Department's course description bulletin, A HUNDRED DOORS, issued every year.
(Grade or P/NP)
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Not Certificate/Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
READING AND VIEWING
From literary criticism, students will:
A. Abstract the main idea or thesis;
B. Explain how the writer supports and illustrates ideas and connect them
to the thesis;
C. Paraphrase and summarize paragraphs
D. Distinguish between literal and inferential information and identify
the use of assumptions and biases;
E. Identify argumentative techniques and recognize logical fallacies;
F. Identify their opinions and assumptions in relation to criticism.
From the major genres of literature, students will, when appropriate:
A. Identify the tone;
B. Identify points of view;
C. Trace character development;
D. Recognize setting and the uses of setting;
E. Recognize the elements of style and their contribution to the work;
F. Demonstrate an understanding of speech and their contribution to the
G. Demonstrate an understanding of historical and biographical context;
H. Demonstrate an understanding of intertextuality;
I. Identify and express their opinions and assumptions in relation to the
works of literature;
J. Identify narrative and figurative devices common and peculiar to both
K. Demonstrate an understanding of the topical, thematic, and genre
relations between the two media.
A. Write 6,000 to 8,000 words in expository and argumentative essays,
each with a clearly identifiable thesis;
B. Organize their essays, paragraphs, and sentences logically and
C. Develop paragraphs with concrete, appropriate, and relevant details;
D. Write essays which express a mature attitude toward their subject
with a consistent and appropriate point of view;
E. Write argumentative essays responding to opposing arguments and avoid-
ing logical fallacies;
F. Revise their prose for clarity, precision, sentence variety, correct
diction, and appropriate voice;
G. Write essays which reflect their own interpretation of the literature
they read and the films they see.
Topics and Scope
CONTENT, TOPICS & SCOPE:
Note: The following represent general criteria and typical content. Par-
ticular themes and emphases are published each year in the
English Department bulltin, A HUNDRED DOORS.
Reading and Viewing:
*Students read a number of literary works and view a number of films
during the semester with emphases on critical viewing and reading
involving analysis and evaluation of the common and peculiar artistic
devices, themes, topics, and genres of film and literature stressing
often the transformation or mutual influence of one medium to or on the
*Students read literary and film criticism with emphasis on critical
reading involving analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of ideas from
*Students write a significant number of essays of various lengths during
the semester, amounting to 6,000 to 8,000 words.
*Course emphasizes expository/informative and argumentative/persuasive
Note: The following represent types of assignments in English 41.
*Out-of-class essays which require drafting/revision.
*In-class essays in response to films and literary works.
*Compositional exercises (thesis invention, arrangement, etc.)
*A journal in which students practice writing on various topics and
responding to assigned course readings and viewings.
*A critical reading/viewing journal in which students take notes, respond
and practice analyzing and interpreting works of literature and cinema.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT BUY TEXTBOOKS before checking with the SRJC Bookstore.
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
80 - 90%
|Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers, CRITICAL READING JOURNAL||
|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
0 - 10%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
0 - 10%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
|ATTENDANCE AND CLASS PARTICIPATION||
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LITERATURE AND FILM, Robert Richardson