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 Course Title:   Cooperative Education

 Title Abbreviation:   ENGLISH CO-OP ED

 Department:    ENGL

 Course #:    199

 Credits:    15

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    15

 CIP:    230101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

In a supervised work setting students will be able to apply the analytic reading and writing skills developed in composition and literature classes. Attendance at weekly seminars and instructor permission required.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 495


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
CWU X
OTHER X

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Avail themselves to the opportunity while still in school and working with instructors to learn how the communication skill sued in academic writing are the very same needed in an employment setting.
  2. Assess their own strengths and weaknesses in writing skill and to develop a plan of how to improve these skills.
  3. Read closely, i.e., to recognize ambiguity and to understand more than the literal meaning of written communications and to pose for themselves questions about meaning.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply diverse perspectives.
  5. To think contextually.
  6. To turn their writing skills into a tool for analysis, problems solving, and decision-making.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Develop focused, coherent, well-organized, realistic, and measurable learning contract
  2. Keep a double entry journal separating data from analysis
  3. Submit a thoughtful, well written, and professionally presented self evaluation based on the learning contract.
  4. Write a series of micro-themes targeted for specific analytic and writing skills
  5. Attend and participate in weekly seminars, each one focused on specific skills and tasks related to the Co-op experience
  6. Additionally, contracts may include readings and supplemental writings pertinent to their employment tasks and academic needs