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)

• 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 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 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 50

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

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

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


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 71

• 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 72

• 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 73

• 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 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 91

• 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 92

• 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 93

• 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 204A

• 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 204B

• 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 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