Schedule

Week One

Friday January 15th

  • Class introduction
  • Hand out syllabus


For Next Class: Read about Process Analysis in Subject & Strategy (207-219)

Remember: We are off on Monday!


Wednesday January 20th

  • Lecture on Process Analysis


For Next Class: Read about the ten habits of successful students in Wadsworth (1-8)

Remember: We are in ACAD 203 on Friday!


Friday January 22nd

  • Lecture on ten habits of successful students
  • Ben Franklin Handout
  • Handout Process analysis paper handout


For Next Class: Read about annotation in Subject & Strategy (3-6)

Remember:


Week Two

Monday January 25th

  • Lecture on annotation
  • Hand out Franklin annotation assignment


For Next Class: Read about writing across a number of mediums (Wadsworth 121-128)

Remember:


Wednesday January 27th

  • Annotation Quiz!
  • Lecture on writing across a number of mediums
  • Go over Franklin assignment
  • Hand in Franklin assignment for grade


For Next Class: Work on Process Analysis essay

Remember: We are in ACAD 203 Friday!


Friday January 29th


Next Time: Read about developing your thesis and outlines in Wadsworth (26-35)

Remember: If you are submitting a Process Analysis rough draft, it is due Monday to my email

Week Three

Monday February 1st

  • Lecture on developing your thesis and outline
  • Handout new group member lists

Next Time: Keep working on your Process Analysis paper!
Remember: If you are submitting a Process Analysis rough draft, it is due tonight to my email


Wednesday February 3rd

  • Quiz on developing your thesis and outline
  • Finish lecture on developing your thesis and outline
  • Group work

Next Time: We are in ACAD 203 to work on the Process Analysis paper!
Remember: Your Process Analysis paper is due to my email by midnight on Friday night!

Friday February 5th

  • Lab day to work on Process Analysis paper
  • Quick lecture on inserting page numbers in the top right corner of your paper in Word, OpenOffice, etc


Next Time: Read about citation and quotes in Wadsworth (293-300, 412-451)

Remember: Your Process Analysis paper is due to my email by midnight!

Week Four

Monday February 8th

  • Lecture on citation and quotes
  • Pass out in text citation handout
  • Pass out Chapter Three paper handout

Next Time: Begin reading the essays in chapter three
Remember:

Wednesday February 10th

  • Quiz on citation and quotes
  • Finish lecture on citation and quotes
  • Group work
  • Handout guide to MLA 7 citation

Next Time: Decide which essay you want to write about for your chapter three paper
Remember: We are in ACAD 203 on Friday to begin working on chapter three papers

Friday February 12th

  • Lab day to work on chapter three paper
  • Quick lecture on making sure your paper margins are correct

Next Time: Read about rough drafts in Wadsworth (35-40)
Remember: Your chapter three paper is due in two weeks

Week Five

Monday February 15th

  • Lecture on rough drafts
  • Group work on rough drafts

Next Time: We will be meeting in the library
Remember:

Wednesday February 17th

  • Presentation in the library about library sources

Next Time: We will be in ACAD 203 to work on Chapter Three papers
Remember:

Friday February 19th

  • Lab day to work on Chapter Three papers
  • Quick lecture on Wikipedia and “non-authoritative” websites

Next Time: Read about different paragraph styles in Wadsworth (59-77)
Remember: If you are submitting a rough draft for the Chapter Three paper, it is due on Monday. Your process analysis paper revisions are due tonight.

Week Six

Monday February 22nd

  • Lecture on different paragraph styles
  • Handout Annotated Bibliography/Source Research Project Handout

Next Time: We will continue discussing paragraph styles plus quiz and group work
Remember: If you are submitting a rough draft for the Chapter Three paper it is due tonight

Wednesday February 24th

  • Quiz on different paragraph styles
  • Finish lecture on different paragraph styles
  • Group work

Next Time: We will be in ACAD 203 to work on the Chapter Three paper
Remember: The Chapter Three paper is due on Friday

Friday February 26th

  • Lab day to work on Chapter Three paper
  • Quick lecture on InterLibrary Loan

Next Time: Read about Argumentation in Subject & Strategy (454-467)
Remember: The Chapter Three paper is due tonight to my email.


Week Seven

Monday March 1st

  • Lecture on argumentation
  • Handout Argumentation paper handout
  • Handout new group member lists

Next Time: Read the essays for the argumentation paper. Start thinking about which set you’d like to write about.

Remember:

Wednesday March 3rd

  • Quiz on argumentation
  • Finish argumentation lecture
  • Argumentation group work

Next Time: We will be in the ILRC on Friday!

Remember:

Friday March 5th

  • ILRC presentation day!
  • Quick lecture on evaluating Internet sources

Next Time: Read about critical thinking, logic, and bias in Wadsworth (78-89)
Remember: Your argumentation paper is due in three weeks

Week Eight

Monday March 8th

  • Lecture on Critical Thinking, Logical Fallacies, and Bias.

Next Time: Keep working on your argumentation paper
Remember:

Wednesday March 10th

  • Quiz on Critical Thinking, Logical Fallacies, and Bias
  • Finish lecture
  • Group work

Next Time: We will be in ACAD 203 to work on argumentation papers
Remember: Your argumentation paper is due in 16 days

Friday March 12th

  • Lab day to work on argumentation paper
  • Quick lecture on spinning off research from an article’s works cited
  • Your annotated bibliography project is due by the end of spring break
  • Revisions for the Chapter Three Paper are due today

Next Time: We begin grammar! Read about pronouns in Wadsworth (207-212)

Remember: If you are submitting an argumentation paper rough draft it is due on Monday 3-22


***Spring Break***

  • Midterm grades will be posting during spring break
  • Your annotated bibliography project is due by the end of spring break

Week Nine

Monday March 22nd

  • Lecture on pronouns
  • Group work on pronouns

Next Time: Read about commas in Wadsworth (270-279)
Remember: If you are submitting a rough draft for the argumentation paper it is due tonight to my email.

Wednesday March 24th

  • Lecture on commas
  • Group work on commas

Next Time: We will be in ACAD 203 to work on argumentation papers
Remember:

Friday March 26th

  • SUMMA Evaluation (I think?)
  • Quick lecture on inserting page breaks
  • Lab day to work on argumentation papers

Next Time: Read about apostrophes in Wadsworth (288-291)
Remember: The argumentation paper is due to my email by midnight tonight!

Week Ten

Monday March 29th

  • Quiz on pronouns/commas
  • Lecture on apostrophes
  • Group work
  • Handout final research paper handout
  • Handout Grammar refresher #1

Next Time: Read about semicolons and colons in Wadsworth (283-288, 301-303)
Remember:

Wednesday March 31st

  • Hand in grammar refresher #1
  • Lecture on semicolons and colons
  • Group work

Next Time: Read about subject/verb agreement in Wadsworth (243-250)
Remember: We are off on Friday!

Friday April 2nd

  • No class

Next Time: Read about subject/verb agreement in Wadsworth (243-250)
Remember: Your research paper is due in a month!

Week Eleven

Monday April 5th

  • Quiz on apostrophes/semicolons/colons
  • Lecture on subject/verb agreement
  • Group work
  • Pass out grammar refresher #2

Next Time: Read about fragments and run on sentences in Wadsworth (230-237, 239-242)
Remember: Your grammar exam is next Monday!

Wednesday April 7th

  • Hand in grammar refresher #2
  • Lecture on run on sentences and fragments

Next Time: We are in ACAD 203 to work on the final research paper.
Remember: If you are doing a revision on your argumentation paper, please submit it by the weekend.

Friday April 9th

  • Lab day to work on final research paper
  • Handout Grammar Exam Review handout

Next Time: Read about citing your sources and plagiarism in Wadsworth (391-407, 409-436)
Remember: Your grammar exam is Monday! Revisions for the argumentation paper are due by this weekend!

Week Twelve

Monday April 12th

  • Hand in grammar exam review
  • Grammar Exam!!!

Next Time:
Remember:

Wednesday April 14th

  • Lecture on citing your sources and plagiarism
  • Pass out student presentations handout

Next Time: We are in ACAD 203 to work on final research paper
Remember:

Friday April 16th

  • Lab day to work on final research paper

Next Time: Be prepared for presentations!
Remember: Please email me by midnight with your final research paper topic. I will send you the results of your grammar exam + up to date grades this weekend.

Week Thirteen

Monday April 19th

  • Student presentations

Next Time: More student presentations
Remember: Your final research paper is due in two weeks!

Wednesday April 21th

  • Student presentations

Next Time: We will be in ACAD 203 to work on final research papers
Remember:

Friday April 23rd

  • Lab day to work on final research paper
  • Quick lecture on keeping research to 2000+

Next Time: We will finish student presentations
Remember: Your final research paper rough due is due to my email by midnight

Week Fourteen

Monday April 26th

  • Finish up student presentations

Next Time: Bring a copy of your paper for peer review
Remember: Your final research paper is due in one week!

Wednesday April 28th

  • Peer Review Day

Next Time: In ACAD 203 to work on final research paper
Remember:

Friday April 30th

  • Final lab day to work on final research paper

Next Time: Final discussion day for research paper
Remember: Your paper is due on Monday!

Monday May 3rd

  • Final discussion of papers/Lab day?

Next Time: Our final meeting is Friday May 7th!
Remember: Your final paper is due to my email by midnight!

***Finals Week***

Our final exam period is Friday May 7th from 8am-950am. During this period we will deconstruct the class and discuss what went well and did not go well. I will also hand out your final grades!

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