English 41 Student Learning Outcomes

 

At the completion of English 41, the student will be able to perform the following:


1)         completed drafts of a minimum number of original works in poetry, fiction, and/or drama as follows:
                        personal essay of 750 to 1250 words

                        short story of 1250 to 2500 words
                        an outline of a novel and one chapter from that novel                

five poems
                        a screen or stage play

2)         developed his or her creative abilities and techniques by applying constructive criticism

3)         given and received constructive criticism in a workshop environment

4)         completed various assigned exercises in each of the genres

5)         demonstrated an understanding of the following elements in poetry, fiction, and   drama:

                        plot
                        characterization
                        point of view
                        dialogue
                        imagery
                        sound
                        theme

6)         completed one final project in the genre of his or her choice, subject to the instructor’s approval