IH ENG 250


Document Type

Course Change

Alternate Date

2007 - 2008


KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: October 8, 2007 SPONSORing program and chair: Identify the department and chair. Include phone number and email address. English department WILLIAM STROUP, chair wstroup@keene.edu 8-2692 PROPOSAL SPONSOR: WILLIAM STROUP, chair wstroup@keene.edu 8-2692 TITLE SUMMARY: Re-categorization and Description change: IHENG250: Readings in Continental Literature PROPOSED ACTION: Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement EXISTING (OLD) DATA: ENG 250 READINGS IN CONTINENTAL LITERATURE Examines literature from Europe. Students read works by authors such as Dante, Christine de Pizan, Cervantes, Mme de Lafayette, Goethe, Flaubert, Dostoyevsky, Beckett, Kafka, and Yourcenar. May be repeated once as topics change. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Fall, Spring. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: IHENG 250 Readings in Continental Literature Readings Cont Lit PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: IHENG 250 READINGS IN CONTINENTAL LITERATURE Examines 18th to 21st-century European literature in historical and cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Annually. LEARNING OUTCOMES: Integrative Studies Outcome: Diversity Perspectives Outcomes: Students will be able to: Analyze a creative text within its cultural, aesthetic, historical and intellectual contexts Identify the values and concerns expressed in creative works Articulate the ways that the arts and humanities shape, change, provoke, and represent our world and our perceptions of the world Skills Outcomes: Reading, writing, critical thinking, critical dialogue Students will be able to: Identify contextual issues, key points, relevant information in the texts Read with an awareness of purpose Ask questions that lead to greater understanding of the material Write with a purpose; with authority; with syntactical and grammatical competence Write for an audience using clear organizational schema and goals Demonstrate the ability and willingness to approach a particular idea, problem, task or goal from multiple perspectives and ask sophisticated questions about it Gather, analyze and interpret evidence in order to develop analytical arguments Speak with purpose and use language appropriate for audience Demonstrate active listening and appropriate nonverbal behaviors RATIONALE: The English Department is responding to the College’s call for new courses in the Integrative Studies Program by re-categorizing this and several other 200-level courses that have long been an important part of our liberal arts mission as a college. RESOURCES: Regularly taught by Anna Kaladiouk, occasionally offered by Helen Frink. No additional resources needed. ADVISORY OPINIONS: None required SIGNATURE PAGE 2007-2008 1. Sponsoring Program: ____English____________ Chair: _______________________ For _11__ Against __0_ Abstain_0__ Absent _1__ Date __October 9, 2007___________ 2. Advisory Opinions: List the names of the affected departments and include department responses. None required. 3. School Curriculum Committee (or the ISPC ONLY for Course Proposals designated II): Comment: For 5___ Against 0___ Abstain 0___ Absent 5___ Chair: T.M. Antrim______Date 10/19/07________ 4. Dean: Comment: As a course that builds on the writing skills introduced in the Foundation course, this course will be capped at 28. Approved____ Not Approved____ Signature: _________ Date ________ 5. Senate Curriculum Committee: Comment: For ___ Against___ Abstain ___ Absent ___ Chair: __________________________Date _________ 6. Keene State College Senate: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: ____________________________ Date ________ 7. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: _____________________________Date ________ 8. President: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: ____________________________ Date ________


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Keene State College

IH ENG 250