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COURSE SCHEDULE

Basic week-by-week themes, activities and assignments are listed here. Detailed assignment sheets and weekly agendas with additional tasks will be posted every Sunday night on the course home page. It's your responsibility to read these agendas and stay up-to-date. <COURSE HOME PAGE>. This is an OVERVIEW. See your WEEKLY AGENDA for the detailed list of tasks for each week.

***Schedule subject to change.


WEEK

BEGINS

THEMES

READINGS

ACTIVITIES

ASSIGNMENTS

DUE

Week 1

WEEK 1 AGENDA

JAN 7

Download & read essay. Read this website.

COMPOSITION IN A NEW KEY

 

 

 

P1-- WHAT DOES YANCEY WANT?

Read, write and prep for review in ANGEL What Does Yancey Want? Details for conducting the review will be in your WEEK 2 agenda.

Week 2

WEEK 2 AGENDA

JAN 14

Narratives, essays, and calls to action

READ P2--This Is Water

 

BEAN: ch 1-5

 

ASSIGN P2--What Does Wallace Want?

P1 Due for peer review (What Does Yancey Want) at beginning of week 3

Week 3

WEEK 3 AGENDA

JAN 21

Narratives, essays, and calls to action

P2---What Does Wallace Want?

 

PEER REVIEW P1 (in ANGEL)

 

work on P2. Finish P1

P1 Due to me at beginning of week 4 via email with the subject line: ENG201: Yancey (P1)

Remember to use our file naming conventions!
lastnamefirstname_assigment.doc

 

Week 4

week4 agenda

JAN 28

Reporting  & Research

Larger social issues.

Observing, Listening, Documenting

READ: P3 DWDFWD

Read the assignment all the way through.

DOWNLOAD AND READ "CONSIDER THE LOBSTER" as part of this week's P3.

 

BEAN: 6-7

PEER REVIEW P2 IN ANGEL

 

 

 

P2 Due for peer review in ANGEL.

P2 Due -finished- to me (via email) at beginning of week 5

 

 

START THINKING ABOUT EVENTS TO ATTEND IN YOUR AREA!

Week 5

week 5 agenda

FEB 4

Immersion, Observation,
Seeing,
Listening, Questioning, Writing

P3: DWDFWD

pay particular attention to the FIELD NOTES HANDOUT

 

BEAN: 8-13

Field Notes, reporting out, attending events, writing

 

2 DISCUSSION BOARDS IN ANGEL
*required*

 

 

P2 due to me

 

Have you ATTENDED YOUR EVENT?

Week 6

week 6 agenda

FEB 11

ATTEND YOUR EVENT!

TAKE GREAT NOTES!

MULL THINGS OVER!

WRITE P3!

 

 

 

 

Week 7

week 7 agenda

FEB 18

Research / Research as Inquiry

BEAN: 8-13 (finish up)  

 

P3 PEER REVIEW (DWDFWD) BEGINNING MAR 4

 

WEEK 8

WEEK 8 AGENDA

 

FEB 25

 

week 8 agenda.

 

 

INTRODUCING:
Formal Academic Research: Module 2

Re-read: BEAN Ch 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Do you have a draft of P3? It's important you do by now!

ASSIGN: Research Paper

(including proposal, annotated bib, presentaiton, remix)

PEER REVIEW P3 BEGINS MAR 4

Week 9

WEEK 9 AGENDA

MAR 4

Documentation

 

 

DISCUSSION: Procrastination

 

 

Finald draft P3 due (DWDFWD) EMAILED TO ME DUE MARCH 10

 

CHECK OUT:

Narrowing Your Topic

 
MAR 11
SPRING BREAK
SPRING BREAK
SPRING BREAK
SPRING BREAK
SPRING BREAK

Week 10

week 10
agenda

MAR 18

Advanced Search Techniques

Formal Academic Research: Module 2

Re-read: BEAN Ch 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Advanced searching

 

DUE: Research Paper Proposal

Week 11

WEEK 11 AGENDA

MAR 25

Writing Research / Making Knowledge

Formal Academic Research: Module 2

 

RESEARCH DAY

 

p4

Want to know what makes the difference between a "B" bib and an "A" bib?

Check out the handout.

BEST BIBS HANDOUT

Not only does this boost the bib grade itself, it will (I PROMISE) help you write your research papers too!

 

Week 12

week 12 agenda

APR 1

Writing Research / Making Knowledge

Formal Academic Research: Module 2

Read: TBA

Trying out Multiple Leadins / How Much & What Kind of Quoting / Revising & Wreckage

 

P4 Due: Annotated Bib

Week 13

week 13 agenda

APR 8

Writing Research / Making Knowledge

Formal Academic Research: Module 2

INTRODUCING:

REMIX PROJECTS & PRESENTATIONS

PEER REVIEW OF RESEARCH PAPERS IN ANGEL BEGINS TUES April 9

 

Peer Review Research Papers.

 

 

             

Week 14

week 14 agenda

APR 15

 

Formal Academic Research: Module 2

Read: TBA

.

P6: Re-Remix

P5 Due: Research Papers

Week 15

week 15 agenda

APR 22

PRESENTING YOUR RESEARCH

 

Uploading to YouTube

...or posting to ANGEL (note: A lot of files will be too big for ANGEL. Most of you will end up posting video files to YouTube).

 

P7: Presentations

 

SEE YOUR WEEK 15 AGENDA for details on the presentations!


P6: Remixes Due

P7: Presentations of Remix

 

Week 16

APR 29

 

COURSES
END MAY 3


GRADES DUE & POSTED MAY 7

P8 is due on May 3 by 11:59 pm

P8: THINGS LEARNED; THINGS LEFT TO LEARN. A REFLECTION-BASED PROGRESS REPORT (the assignment sheet linked here) 100 pts.

 

YOUR FINAL PAPER DUE---A REFLECTIVE ESSAY ON THE ENTIRE SEMESTER by 11:59 pm on May 3. emailed to me.

YOUR FINAL PAPER DUE---A REFLECTIVE ESSAY ON THE ENTIRE SEMESTER in 201 by 11:59 pm on May 3. emailed to me.