Introduce the class, me, your peers, the book, the syllabus and weblogs. Daily Assignment (DA#1). Read _____ for Thursday.
Jan.13: Our Class Controversies.
Share DA#1 in class. Create a list on board of controversial issues/controversial classrooms/controversial ways of teaching/ways of writing. Introduce Paper #1. Create rubric and brainstorm. Read _____. Rough draft of Paper #1 due Jan.25!
Jan.18: Research Paper #1/DA#2 In Computer Lab: IACC 114.
Class devoted to Paper #1’s Research/DA#2. DA#2 assigned and due in class. Read _____ for Thurs. Jan.20: That Darn MLA Format!
Parenthetical Citation/Works Cited Activity. Other activities TBA. Read _____ for Feb.1.
Jan.25: Speed Peer Review and Writing Conferences in class.
Conduct Speed Peer Review and meet with as many students as possible during class time afterward. Assign DA#3?
Jan.27: No Class.
Writing Conferences in my office from 9am to 2pm for anyone who didn’t get help on Tuesday.
Feb.1: Group Work is Fun. (Plus, an Intro to WP.) Writing Partner Letters come. Intro. to Group Presentations; They start next Tuesday. Time to work in groups/sign up for next week's presentations. Read _____ for Thursday.
Feb.3: Paper #1 draft due Feb.4 by 5pm.
List controversies in music. Talk about Paper #2. I'll bring in examples. Create rubric. Time at end of class for research [8am-IACC114, 11am-SUDRO131, 12:30-EHLY119]. First rough draft due March1.
Feb.8: Student Presentation/Debate: Please be considerate throughout all student presentations!
Feb.10: Student Presentation/Debate.
Feb.15: Student Presentation/Debate. Writing Partner Letters due. Feb.17: Student
Feb.22: Student Presentation/Debate.
Feb.24: Student Presentation/Debate.
Read handout (of Chapter 9 of EAA?) for Tuesday's discussion on Paper #3.
March1: Intro. Paper #3 and Definition Topics. Speed Peer Review day. Exchange revised papers with group members before next week.
March3: My Controversial Topic Day.
*Show controversial comedians? Read _____ for March22.
March8: No Class- Group Writing Conferences.
Sign up March1/3 for Writing Conferences with me. Be sure to bring another draft with you for me. Pick up Writing Partner Letters.
March10: No Class. Paper #2 Due by 5pm.
Have a Relaxing Spring Break!
March15: Spring Break. No Class. March17: Spring Break. No Class.
March22: Introduction to Paper #4/ Group Brainstorming and examples of papers. Writing Partner Letters due.
March24: TBA: Controversial movie?
March29: TBA: Controversial movie?
March31: Speed Peer Review of Paper #3.
April5: Group Writing Conferences in class. Writing Partner Letters come!
April7: Paper #3 due. No Class. Blog.
April12: Begin in-class Group Work for Utopia Project/Paper #4. Writing Partner Letters due.
April14: Group Work in Computer Lab. [8am-IACC114, 11am-SUDRO131, 12:30-EHLY119].
April19: Group Work in Computer Lab. [8am/11am-IACC114, 12:30-EHLY119]. Workshop with Writing Partners?
April21: Portfolio Peer Review?
Last half of class: Group Work Day.
April26: Utopia Presentations.
Hand in Portfolios. April28: Utopia Presentations.
May3: Utopia Presentations.
Class Evaluations. Hand back Portfolios. May5: No Class- Department Workshop for Portfolios.