JSU May Term English Elective: English 450 / 450G
Meets MTWTF 12:30--2:30 in Stone Center 231 (and 229 lab)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of EH 102
Objectives for the class include:
Course work will include:
- Familiarity with copyediting codes and procedures,
- Obtaining a better familiarity with the on-line databases in the humanities,
- Mastery of research and bibliography skills,
- Exposure to theoretical and historical background to the ways that hypertext formatting
- has impacted literature and the ways
- culture values the written word,
- Understanding of and work with hyptertext markup protocols.
- Several short written and oral presentations that evaluate archival sites and background reading.
- On-line correspondence, inquiries to databases, companies, electronic literature web sites, participation in book reviewing on-line.
- A hypertext formatting project. Input by keyboard and / or OCR, Converting text to hypertext. Embedding clickable links and images.
- Proofreading of one's own and other students' work.
- A hypertext version or versions of the student's resumé.
- Understanding bibliographical and citation protocols.
- Compilation of an annotated bibliography.
- A personal experience paper or a professional paper, suitable for submission as a writing sample.
- Revision after the workshopping or peer-review of selected assignments.
Prospective Students: This is NOT a distance learning section; classroom engagements are required.
Contact the professor at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-782-5548
Dr. Gates has edited the works of Elizabeth Robins and published her biography. She maintains the Elizabeth Robins Web and JSU English Web Pages. She also teaches Shakespeare, Women's Literature, American Literature.
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