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Last approved: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:29:50 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:28:57 GMT

Proposal Type

Writing Intensive

Contact Information

Romance Languages & Literature
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Term for Proposal

Fall 2016

Course Catalog Information

Spanish (SPAN)
Introduction to Hispanic Literature I
Selected prose fiction and nonfiction prose of Spain and Spanish America.
A-F (allow student to choose S/U option)
SPAN 3160 or equivalent.

Instructor Information

Romance Languages & Literature
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Tenured Associate Professor
130 Arts and Science Building
Yes, in the last five years

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Writing Intensive Course Information

Course objectives:

1) To teach students the basic skills of literary analysis through close readings of representative selections of short stories, essays as well movies showed up during the course

2) To assist students in the acquisition of the critical vocabulary requisite for
textual analysis in Spanish.

3) . To develop skills of writing and critical thinking in Spanish.

1) Students are required to attend classes, to participate in class discussions,
and to complete all reading and written assignments by the date due.
Reading, attendance, participation and abstracts/written exercises are
compulsory for successful completion of this course. Students will have to
prepare presentations. In addition they will have to write a term paper.

2) It is the student’s responsibility to obtain notes and assignments for classes

3) Your reading assignments appear on the Calendario.

4) Two or more unexcused absences will result in the lowering of your
grade. Students absent six times will be dismissed from the class.

5) *Students will summarize a section of reading assignments, and hand it over to
instructor. This assignment has to be typed.

6) You must have completed Spanish 3160 (206) to register in this class.

Grading: Sumary Writing (Reportes de lectura) 50%
Class participation 15%
4 Short paper of 1page each 15%
1Research paper (3 pages) + Oral presentation 20%

Grading Scale

A+ 98-100 C+ 77-79
A 93-97 C 73-76
A- 90-92 C- 70-72
B+ 87-89 D+ 67-69
B 83-86 D 63-66
B- 80-82 D- 60-62
F 0-59
Self paced?

Should this course be considered for funding?
Large Enrollment Courses:

Writing Intensive Assignments

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Discuss the role of the women and the colonial Spaniard World
Length of assignment:
Professor Blandon
Professor Blandon

Total pages for all assignments:
First drafts:
all assignments will be written in Spanish

Grading: Sumary Writing (Reportes de lectura) 50%
Class participation 15%
2 papers of 3-5page each 15%
1Research paper (6 pages) + Oral presentation 20%

Writing Intensive Teaching

Oral presentation by student, followed by feedback
Peer review
Workshop for edition before final draft.
Their final written is an individual task, but previously the work in group to discuss and/or share ideas on criteria about a related subject.
First of all, as every day training, they have a given reading, which must be outlined in order to highlight the topic and more important ideas. Then they will have a discussion in class following their outline as a guide. At the end of each day they will need to write an abstract as short essay of one and half page.
2. Two long critical essays are mandatory. Both must be done after the watch two different movies showed up during the course.
3. They will need to complete the course with a long essay on a specific subject among those discussed during the course.

The criteria of evaluation deal with the ability to express their ideas (interpretation, analysis) in current Spanish paying attention to grammar, spelling and syntax.
One of the longer essay need to be completed by 8th week of the course, the second one after the 11th week. The last one it is their final paper
He is a graduate student who works with me helping to correct Spanish Grammar.

Course Syllabus

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Administrative Information

Humanities and Arts


Additional Comments

The course is for Fall 2016
Jonathan Cisco (CiscoJo) (Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:11:06 GMT): Rollback: Professor asked that the course be marked for Fall 2016
Patricia Luckenotte (luckenottep) (Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:28:57 GMT): Changed the term effective from SP2017 to FS2016. Per Email confirmation with Prof Blandon only section 08 of SPAN 3420 is being taught as Writing Intensive. The WI flag has been added to this section for Fall 2016
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