English Composition and Literature

Course number: DEGS1101 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: This course explores examples of imaginative literature and deals with key grammar elements. Students will deepen their understanding of the ways that writers can use language to provide both meaning and plea- sure for their readers. The second component of this course addresses the skills necessary to pay attention to developing and organizing ideas in clear, coherent, and persuasive language. Prerequisites: English 30 or as approved by IBOLT

Course Textbook: Reading material will be provided through the instructor.

    Instructor:  Gonam Raju

Biography: Gonam Raju lives in Barrhead, Alberta.

Since 1964, Gonam has been worked in education as a teacher and administrator. Until his recent retirement, he worked at the Alberta Distance Learning Center for over twenty years, and most recently as CEO Supervising Principal since 1997. He loves to travel and read.

For Gonam, on a hot day, his beverage of choice is water!

B.A. (Psychology and History), University of South Africa (Honours)
B.A. (History), University of South Africa
Bachelor of Education (with distinction) University of South Africa
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Economics), University of South Africa
Masters of Education, University of Alberta
Doctorate in Education (Candidate), University of Alberta