Student Learning Outcomes in English Classes at BCC

 

English 1A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• write effective, well edited, well organized research papers of 3,000-5,000 words which apply appropriate and clear organizational strategies

(research paper)

  1. apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Information Competency


English 1B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

• effectively analyze literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 5

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• write effective, well edited, well organized research papers of 3,000-5,000 words which apply appropriate and clear organizational strategies

(research paper)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Information Competency


English 10A

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel)

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems)

• write a play or screenplay with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 10B

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel)

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems)

• write a play or screenplay with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 14

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

• apply writing strategies effectively, considering audience, context, purpose, and conventions of American non-fiction writing (non-fiction prose piece)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 17A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze literature of Shakespeare in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of literature of Shakespeare)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 17B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze literature of Shakespeare in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of literature of Shakespeare)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking 


English 20

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze plays as literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of plays as literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 21

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze films as literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of films as literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 30A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of American literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 30B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of American literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 31

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze African-American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of African-American literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 32A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze women’s literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of women’s literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 32B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze women’s literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of women’s literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 33B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze contemporary literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of contemporary literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 34

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze short fiction in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of short fiction)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 37A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze American fiction (1914-1945) in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of American fiction of the period)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 37B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze American fiction (1945-present) in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of American fiction of the period)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 47

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze children’s literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of children’s literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking

 

English 53

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

• apply writing strategies effectively, considering audience, context, purpose, and conventions of American technical writing (technical writing sample)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 70A

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel)

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems)

• write a play or screenplay with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 70B

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel)

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems)

• write a play or screenplay with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 71A

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel, beginning level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 71B

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel, beginning level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 72A

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel, intermediate level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 72B

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel, intermediate level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 73A

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel, advanced level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 73B

• write a piece of fiction with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (short story or part of novel, advanced level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 74

• write a novella or short story collection with strong character development, plot, conflict, and dialogue, using original language (novella or short story collection of 24+ pages)

• research venues for publication or public presentation of work (written exercise)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 82

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze Latino/Chicano literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of Latino/Chicano literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 83

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze American nature writing in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of American nature writing)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 85A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze literature in English through Milton in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of English literature of the period)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 85B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze literature in English from the late 17th through mid-19th century in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of English literature of the period)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 85C

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze literature in English from the mid-19th century to the present in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of English literature of the period)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 86

• write a play or screenplay with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay, beginning level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 87

• write a play or screenplay with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay, intermediate level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 88

• write a play or screenplay with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay, advanced level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 89

• write a play or screenplay of at least 50 pages, with strong character development, plot, dramatic sequencing, dialogue and/or monologue, using appropriate language to reveal characters (play or screenplay of at least 50 pages)

• research venues for publication or public presentation of work (written exercise)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 91A

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems, beginning level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 91B

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems, beginning level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 92A

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems, intermediate level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 92B

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems, intermediate level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 93A

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems, advanced level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 93B

• write a poem with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poems, advanced level)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 94

• write a well sequenced collection of poetry of at least 24 pages, with strong use of voice, imagery, and poetic conventions of form and sound, using original language (poetry collection of 24+ pages)

• research venues for publication or public presentation of work (written exercise)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 101A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 101B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 120

• demonstrate the ability to select and sequence material for a literary journal (production of literary journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 130

• demonstrate the ability to parse English sentences (quiz)

• write effective, well edited essays (essay)

• analyze English sentences to identify

grammatical features

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 138

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• effectively analyze Asian-American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (essays which demonstrate analysis of Asian-American literature)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 201A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 201B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 208

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 217A

• effectively analyze literature of Shakespeare in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 217B

• effectively analyze literature of Shakespeare in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 220

• effectively analyze drama as literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 231

• effectively analyze African-American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 232A

• effectively analyze women’s literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 232B

• effectively analyze women’s literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 237A

• effectively analyze American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 237B

• effectively analyze American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 238

• effectively analyze Asian-American literature in light of historical context, critical theories, and/or formal elements (exercises, reading journal)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness and Valuing Diversity


English 250

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 251

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 269A

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking


English 269B

• write well organized, well developed, effective, well edited, logically sound, and clear essays (essay)

• apply active reading strategies in order to identify main ideas and critically analyze and explain ideas in texts (written summaries, exercises, and reading responses)

Institutional Outcomes:  Communication, Critical Thinking