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Writing Tutorial

I.     Course Prefix/Number: EGL 099

       Course Name: Writing Tutorial

       Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 0 lab)

II.    Prerequisite

Previous enrollment in EGL 090 or 097 and consent of instructor.

III.   Course (Catalog) Description

Course provides intensive practice in writing skills in small group setting. Content includes individual instruction in grammar and sentence structure and review of structure and development of the essay.

IV.   Learning Objectives

The student will remediate individual problems in structure and development of the multi-paragraph essay.

V.    Academic Integrity

Students and employees at Oakton Community College are required to demonstrate academic integrity and follow Oakton's Code of Academic Conduct. This code prohibits:

• cheating,
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.

There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.

VI.   Sequence of Topics

The Writing Tutorial will be determined by the needs of students enrolled.

VII.  Methods of Instruction

Lectures, discussions, small group work, individual instruction whenever possible.
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.

VIII. Course Practices Required

In class exercises, homework, short writing assignments, testing.

IX.   Instructional Materials

Note: Current textbook information for each course and section is available on Oakton's Schedule of Classes.

Materials prepared by instructors.

X.    Methods of Evaluating Student Progress

a.    Weekly writing assignments (in class and homework)
b.    Homework assignments
c.    Quizzes and Tests

XI.   Other Course Information

a.    Attendance policy
   
b.    For whatever information/procedures the instructor holds the student accountable.

If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.