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English: 101 - Mendoza

English 101 - College Reading and Composition I

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.

 

Assignment

Assignment: Write an essay on a controversial issue that impacts student life. Learn more about the issue, and take a position on it. Present the issue to readers, then develop a well-supported argument for the purpose of confirming, challenging, or changing your readers' views on the issue. You will be using ETHOS, PATHOS, LOGOS appeals to support your position.

 

Databases

Use the Search All tab on the library homepage to search all the databases at the same time; sort the results with the Refine Results toolbar on the left side of the results page.

OR 

Use the Database tab on the library homepage:

Specific Databases:

Recommended Search Terms

  • bullying
  • cyber bullying

Websites

Assignment Requirements

Type: Essay

Length: 3-4 pages

Citation Format: MLA

Required Sources:

Example Sources:

Articles Academic/Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine
Books Print, eBook, Reference
Media Video, Audio, Image
Miscellaneous Personal Interview
Websites  

 

Books

Navigate to the Find Books tab and use the library catalog search box. 

OR

Connect to the catalog by viewing the books below:

  1. Click on the blue link or image to open the item record in the library catalog. Take note of the school location, call number, and status
  2. To find similar books, click on Catalog Record and look at the Subject Terms to see how the item was cataloged. 
  3. Click on the Subject Term to navigate to items cataloged with that term and view results. 

To begin a new search after viewing a book, click Search/Home on the top left bar.