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Spring 2014 ENG205 Critical Thinking (3 units)

Section #4358 Begins: 1/21/14 Ends: 5/23/14

Course Description

This course will offer instruction in argumentation and critical writing, critical thinking, analytical evaluation of texts, research strategies, information literacy, and proper documentation.

  • Instructor: J. Brunner
  • Email: jbrunner@mendocino.edu After the class has started, please use Etudes Private Messages for communication.
  • Textbook Information: Thinking Critically, 9th Edition ISBN: 0-618-94719 Approximate cost new $60.00
  • Estimated Time per Week: Students can expect to spend approximately 9 hours per week, per unit reading, writing, taking quizzes, and participating in online class discussions.
  • Special Requirements: Log into Etudes the first day of class.
  • Assignments & Tests: Log on to find out.
  • Additional Comments: The entire course will be conducted online through the Etudes program. Students are required to have Internet access, an active email account, the ability to use word processing, conduct Internet searches, attach files, send emails, and work independently.
  • New to Etudes: Here is an Online Orientation (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that will show you the basics of how to use Etudes. Here is a flash tutorial (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that demonstrates the log in protocol. Be sure to check System Requirements before getting started with Etudes. You need to do this on each computer you use while taking a class through Etudes.
  • Etudes Course: You will log into the Etudes classroom with the log-in information provided below.

Login ID

Password

First 2 letters of first name + First 2 letters of last name + Last 5 digits of Student COLLEAGUE ID (Type using all lower case letters) Example: Jose A. Garcia Student ID: 1021945 Username = joga21945

Month Day of birth in school records   (Type using all lower case letters) Example: Birthday is April 11th, 1982 (04/11/82) Password = 0411

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