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ELIT SLO

Faculty Greensheet Directions:

1. Scroll to your course

2. Copy your SLO statements into your greensheet

3. Make sure at least one assignment in your course addresses each SLO.

If you have questions, e-mail your SLO Dept. Rep, Amy Leonard, at leonardamy@fhda.edu


 

 ELIT Course SLOs

ELIT 10: Introduction to Literature

 

  1. Identify, articulate and evaluate the nature and variety of fictional texts, styles, conventions and techniques.
  2. Analyze fiction in writing from multiple perspectives.

 

 

ELIT 11: Introduction to Poetry

  1. Identify, articulate, and evaluate poetic texts in English and in translation ranging from classical to contemporary and employing a variety of styles and techniques.
  2. Analyze poems in writing from multiple critical and cultural perspectives.

 

ELIT 12: Introduction to Drama

 

  1. Identify, articulate, and evaluate the nature and variety of dramatic texts, styles, and techniques.
  2. Using multiple critical perspectives, write analytical responses to plays.

 

ELIT 17: Introduction to Shakespeare

 

  1. Demonstrate the ability to analyze social and cultural contexts in the poetic and dramatic literature of William Shakespeare.
  2. Produce analytical writing based on complex texts.
  3. Show the ability to examine the use of language in literature.

 

ELIT 19: Bible as Literature

 

  1. Identify and analyze a range of literary expression in the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha.
  2. Identify and analyze the stories and figures that are the basis for countless works of art, literary allusions, and philosophical constructs of the western tradition.
  3. Compare and contrast myth and narrative structures to other ancient Mediterranean and world literatures.
  4. Identify, articulate and apply a range of possible interpretations of selected texts.

 

ELIT 20: Major Authors

  1. Analyze the defining thematic, formal and stylistic attributes of selected author(s)
  2. Develop critical thinking skills by applying a variety of critical and theoretical criteria to the evaluation of works by selected author(s).
  3. Assess the influence of socio-historical, cultural and political movements and events on the production and reception of selected author(s).

 

ELIT 21: Introduction to Women in Literature

 

  1. Demonstrate understanding of a variety of literary texts by and about women.
  2. Analyze influence of class, culture, and sexual orientation on women as writers, characters, subjects and leaders in literary texts.

 

ELIT 22: Mythology in Folklore

  1. Analyze elements, themes, and motifs of myths, traditional stories, and folktales.
  2. Apply a variety of critical perspectives in the interpretations of myths, traditional stories, folktales and their cultural contexts.

 

ELIT 39: Contemporary Literature

  1. Demonstrate the ability to analyze the diverse range of contemporary literary forms, focusing on works created after WWII.

 

 
  1. Demonstrate global, cultural, and social awareness by assessing the influence of contemporary culture, politics, psychology, and history within literature.

 

ELIT 44: International Fiction

  1. Compare the issues raised by non-Western fiction and experience to American fiction and experience.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of how different cultures produce different answers to timeless questions of human existence.
  3. Express understanding of how fictional works are shaped by historical circumstances.

 

ELIT 46A: Major British Writers from Medieval to Renaissance

  1. Acquire knowledge of the historical and cultural period, major writers, and key texts of Medieval and Renaissance British Literature.
  2. Develop critical thinking skills by applying a variety of critical and theoretical criteria to the evaluation of Medieval and Renaissance British Literature.
  3. Students will identify and assess the development of literary styles, forms, and genres as well as the depiction of male and female roles and various ethnic and social classes in the literature of the period.

 

ELIT 46B: Major British Writers from Neo-Classical to Romantic

  1. Acquire knowledge of the historical and cultural period, major writers, and key texts of Neo-Classical and Romantic British Literature.
  2. Develop critical thinking skills by applying a variety of critical and theoretical criteria to the evaluation of Neo-Classical and Romantic British Literature.

 

 

ELIT 46C: Major British Writers from Victorian to Modern

  1. Understanding of the capitalist and religious bind of the Victorian period writers.
  2. Develop direct textual analysis skills and apply to understanding the Victorian social and psychological pressures and desires.
 

 

ELIT 48A: Major American Writers from 1620-1865

  1. Acquire knowledge of the historical and cultural period, major writers, and key texts and documents of American Literature from 1620-1855.
  2. Develop critical thinking skills by applying a variety of critical and theoretical criteria to the evaluation of American literature from 1620-1855.

 

ELIT 48B: Major American Writers from 1865-1914

  1. Analyze the defining formal and stylistic attributes of a variety of American literary genres, schools and movements, including realism and naturalism in American literature from the Civil War to the early 20th Century.

 

  1. Assess the influence of sociohistorical, cultural and political movements and events on the production of literary texts during this period.

 

 

ELIT 48C: Major American Writers from 1914-The Present

  1. Acquire knowledge of the historical and cultural period, major writers, and key texts and documents of American Literature from 1914 to present.
  2. Develop critical thinking skills by applying a variety of critical and theoretical criteria to the evaluation of American literature from 1914 to the present.

 

 

ELIT 58: Children’s Literature

  1. Demonstrate the ability to apply key methods of interpreting and evaluating literary texts written for children.
  2. Demonstrate the knowledge of the role of literature as an educational tool.

 

ELIT 97: Special Topics: Shakespeare in Performance

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge of the role of literature as an educational tool.
  2. Analyze the effect of the performance in successfully communicating the major themes presented in the texts.
  3. Evaluate the success of the major production values upon the audience.

 

 











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