English 101 is a reading and composition course designed to prepare students to handle a wide range of college writing assignments and to acquire the analytic skills necessary for effective academic preparation. Stress is placed on the organization and composition of objective expository and argumentative essays, including the research paper.
Directions: Choose one of the following topics.
You will use our books, Affluenza and Garbology, as your primary sources. After reading both books, choose one of these topics:
1) To what extent is affluenza impacting the planet? (Affluenza is/ is not impacting the planet.)
2) To what extent is capitalism and mass consumerism impacting Americans’ gross national happiness? (Capitalism and mass consumerism are /are not impacting Americans’ gross national happiness.)
1. Navigate to the library homepage:
2. Begin with a search:
3. After viewing the initial search results:
Do you need ideas on where to take your research, how to narrow your topic, or what to focus on?
Length: at least 6 - 8 full pages (1,500 - 2,000 words)
Works Cited: separate page from your essay
Citation Format: MLA
|Articles||Academic/Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine|
|Books||Print, eBook, Reference|
|Media||Video, Audio, Image|
Navigate to the Find Books tab and use the library catalog search box.
Connect to the catalog by viewing the books below: