31 Assignments - 3 Semester Hours
Welcome to the online version of English 251, offered through the
Independent Study Program at the
University of Kentucky. English 251 is a survey of
American literature from the Colonial Era to the Civil War, with emphasis upon the more
important writers, and with particular attention paid to their cultural backgrounds.
The instructor for this course is Anthony Ubelhor. If you have questions concerning the course or
any of its assignments, feel free to contact me at email@example.com.
You may also visit my web page at <http://ubelhor.home.mindspring.com>.
To take a look at some of the other courses I teach, with complete syllabi and examples of student writing, vistit my
SyllaWeb at <http://www.uky.edu/~aubel2/courses/>.
A description of this course. Includes information about the
textbook and course supplements, course learning objectives, the
University Studies Program "American Studies Cluster," as
well as general considerations on taking a course through independent
Practicle concerns, some words of advice, course policies, grading criteria, and instruction on
how to submit your assignments.
A timeline of major events (to 1865) to help you position your
readings in the broader scope of American history.
A listing of each of the 31 reading assignments for this
course with links to each assignment's individual web page.
Individual assignment pages contain introductory material
on the author and work being studied, visuals, assignment
questions, and a link for submitting your assignment online.
- Independent Study Program:
Everything you need to register for this course. Also contains course descriptions
for every couse offered through UK's Independent Study Program, with links to
other courses offered online.
INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAM