Spring 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)



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ENGWR 39    Basic Writing Skill Development    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in basic writing skills, including the composing of simple, compound and complex sentences and a review of paragraph structure, organization and development. The class is taught in an individualized, modular format and is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. Students may enroll up to the fourth week of the semester.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       16231 
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This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 2.2 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


ENGWR 46    Individualized Writing Skills    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This class offers personalized writing instruction programs at a wide range of skill levels designed to help the student acquire or improve writing skills in specific areas. Programs assigned will vary according to the student's needs, goals, and ability level. Specific skill areas could include: grammar, punctuation and mechanics, sentence coordination and subordination, topic sentence, paragraph and essay development and organization, thesis statement, and rhetorical modes. This course is graded on a Pass/ No Pass basis. Students may register through the 10th week of the semester. Scheduling is flexible depending on the FLC Reading and Writing Center or EDC English Center hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       16275 
Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.7 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


ENGWR 47    Individualized Spelling Skills    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers individualized instruction programs at a wide range of skill levels designed to help the student acquire or improve specific spelling skills. Modules assigned will vary according to student's needs and ability level. Specific skill areas could include: phonics review of long and short vowels, prefixes and suffixes, commonly misspelled words, how to proofread and effectively use spell check, look alike, sound alike words, basic spelling rules. This course is graded on a Pass/ No Pass basis. Students may register through the 10th week of the semester. Scheduling is flexible, based on the FLC Reading and Writing Center or EDC English Center's hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  El Dorado EDC C213       16425 
Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.1 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


ENGWR 48    Individualized Vocabulary Skills    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: Individualized instruction modules at a wide range of skill levels designed to help the student acquire and/or improve written vocabulary skills and usage. Modules assigned will vary according to student's needs and ability level. Specific skill areas could include: using words in context; effective dictionary usage; prefixes, suffixes and roots; job-related, college related and/or other specialized vocabularies. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. Students may register through the 10th week of the semester. Scheduling is flexible, based on the FLC Reading and Writing Center or EDC English Center's hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       16277 
Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.7 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


ENGWR 51    Developmental Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 41 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This writing course, designed to prepare students for ENGWR 101, will focus on paragraph and short essay writing. Students will study and practice the writing process, learn to create clear and correct sentences, and develop the skills necessary to write a variety of focused, developed, organized paragraphs and short essays. Level appropriate related readings will help students develop critical thinking skills. Students will be responsible for writing up to five full-process essays as part of a 3000 word writing requirement for this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-12:35PM LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C214       15928 
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This course is part of a pilot study in which students will receive 18 additional TBA lab hours of tutoring and assistance in the EDC English Center as part of the class requirements. To receive an additional 0.5 units of credit for this participation, students should also enroll in ENGLB 71 (#16128) for 0.5 units). For more information, please email Kathy Leland at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or call 530-642-5637.
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC TBA                  El Dorado EDC A211       16144 Textbook
This course is part of a pilot study in which students will receive 18 additional TBA lab hours of tutoring and assistance in the EDC English Center as part of the class requirements. To receive an additional 0.5 units of credit for this participation, students should also enroll in ENGLB 71 (#16128) for 0.5 units). For more information, please email Kathy Leland at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or call 530-642-5637.
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.


ENGWR 101    College Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This writing course, designed to prepare the student for ENGWR 300, will focus on reading and writing as integrally related skills. Students will study and practice such things as the writing process, summarizing, critical thinking, creating clear/varied correct sentences and incorporating sources as they develop the skills necessary to write a variety of focused, developed, organized essays. Students will be responsible for writing at least four full-process essays (at least 3000 words total).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-12:35PM LEC D.Powell             El Dorado EDC A214       15929 
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MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC N.Oliver             El Dorado EDC C101       15935 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC D.Siegfried          El Dorado EDC C214       15936 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC B.Planinz            El Dorado EDC A204       16146 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC C.Stanphill          El Dorado EDC A203       16303 Textbook


ENGWR 300    College Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); CSU Area A2; IGETC Area 1A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes writing and includes reading, research, and critical thinking skills essential for successful completion of a college degree. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative essays (6,000 words minimum for course) using MLA documentation and format. Reading assignments include a variety of transfer-level texts of substantial length including one full-length literary work. (C-ID ENGL 100; Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Brown              El Dorado EDC C214       15942 
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M         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC A213       15947 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15947 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Powell             El Dorado EDC C214       16198 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Knudson            El Dorado EDC A203       15948 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Siegfried          El Dorado EDC C214       15949 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Beatty             El Dorado EDC C214       16434 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Sapra              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16309 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Students will not have access to the course until the first day of classes.


ENGWR 301    College Composition and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area A3; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers study and practice in critical reading of and analytical writing about literature. Students read fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and criticism from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. With a minimum of four critical essays totaling 6000 words, and the use of relevant external sources, students analyze, criticize, reason inductively and deductively, and reach evaluative conclusions based on evidence and sound inferences derived from their close readings of literary texts. (C-ID ENGL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC A213       16112 
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TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16112 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Beatty             El Dorado EDC C214       16611 Textbook


ENGWR 302    Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for students who have had ENGWR 300 and who desire further instruction in the techniques of effective critical thinking as expressed in written argument and by the major principles of advanced composition and rhetoric. Essays written for the course (6,000 words minimum) draw from a variety of texts and contexts to present carefully reasoned arguments. (C-ID ENGL 105)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Meyer              El Dorado EDC C105       15951 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC A105       16200 Textbook



T         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC A214       15955 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15955 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 12, 2017