COMP111: English Composition II, COMP-111-EF3
Section: EF3     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearSpring Term B 2018 / (Feb-May): Feb 5, 2018 to May 11, 2018
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Yelena Quigley   Email: Yelena.Quigley@bucks.edu
Phone: (215) 968-8150

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 8 - 11 hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

eLearning:
Web-based course

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Syllabus

A sample Course Syllabus is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. A Course Syllabus explains how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • There are no special requirements for this course

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is recommended.

Online

Your instructor will hold the orientation online using self-paced tools, email and/or discussions. (A self-paced orientation does NOT mean the entire course is self-paced.) You should plan to access your online course no later than the first day of the session. Failure to do so may jeopardize your grade.


Other Orientation Information
Orientation will be held online via a Canvas Discussion Board at a student self-paced time/date. Students will be asked to post in the Canvas Discussion Board.

Accessing Your Course

Canvas (by Instructure)

Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the Canvas Basics course space to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to access this space.

You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class. However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course start date.

Logging In

Log in to your Canvas course space at bucks.instructure.com

  • Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
  • Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)

If you do not know your Bucks Username, you can retrieve it by using the Find Your Username Form. Enter your Name, Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) and either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security number, then click Submit. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.

Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.


Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.


Other Information about the Course

Welcome to COMP-111-EF3 English Composition II. I am looking very forward to our eLearning Online course this Spring 2018 Semester that starts on February 5, 2018. Please be sure to check your Bucks email and login to Canvas to be ready for our class and purchase the textbooks for this class listed below.

REQUIRED & OPTIONAL TEXTS: • Booth, Alison, J. Paul Hunter, and Kelly J. Mays. "The Norton Introduction to Literature" (Portable 11th edition). New York: W.W. Norton, 2011.

• Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. "They Say, I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing". 2nd ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2009. • Maimon, Elaine P., and Janice H. Peritz. "BCCC Handbook for Academic Writing". (MLA style manual most likely used in COMP110 or earlier which is OPTIONAL as I will provide the class with online resources).

We will be using Canvas to conduct our class discussions, assignments and activities online. I am looking very forward to this great semester and cannot wait to hear from you. Please do not hesitate to contact me via email (Yelena.Quigley@bucks.edu) or Canvas Messenger.

Thank You, Professor Yelena Quigley