Amy Leonard - English

EWRT 2: Don't Fear the Reaper: 

What the Dead Teach Us about Living


Instructor: Amy E. Leonard

Office Location: F-61-E

Office Hours:

Mondays 1:30-3:30 in F61-E

Tuesdays: by Appt only

Wednesday 8:30-9:30 in F61-E

Thursday 12:30-1:30 in F61-E

Catalyst Page:               


1.      The Easy Writer by Lunsford 5th edition

2.      Ruminations on the Undead: EWRT 2 Course Packet by Amy Leonard

 3.   Theories of International Politics and Zombies by Daniel W. Drezner
ISBN-10: 0691147833

4. Generation Zombie: Essays on the Living Dead in Modern Culture

by Stephanie Boluk ISBN-10: 0786461403

5.  The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead by Max Brooks
ISBN-10: 1400049628



1.      Various handouts to download and print from the course website

2.      An email address and internet access (this is essential!!)

3.      A three-ring binder to keep your papers and handouts from class

4.      A composition, notebook, or journal or binder paper for notes and journal entries.

5.      A two-pocket folder for essay assignments

6.      A USB Drive


Course Description:

Development of critical thinking skills and application of these skills to reading and writing. Academic (analytical, argumentative) writing based on reading of complex texts. Outside research leading to analysis, comparison, and synthesis in a documented research paper. Prerequisite: English Writing 1A.

Student Learning Outcomes: 

Student Learning Outcome Statements (SLO)

• Student Learning Outcome: Apply critical thinking skills to writing and complex readings.


• Student Learning Outcome: Demonstrate academic (analytical, argumentative) writing based on reading of complex texts.


• Student Learning Outcome: Demonstrate analysis, comparison, synthesis, and documentation of independent research





Last Updated: 8/29/14