COURSE PLAN (Summer 2017)

Please also review the COURSE SYLLABUS!

WEEK

READING
ASSIGNMENTS

READING TO
THINK LESSONS

THINKING TO
WRITE LESSONS

WRITING
ASSIGNMENTS

1

June 12
to
June 17

Read these by the end of this week.

  1. A Brief History of the Idea of Critical Thinking” (Richard Paul, Linda Elder, and Ted Bartell)  
  2. The Dog Ate My Disk, and Other Tales of Woe” (Carolyn Foster Segal)

Lesson R1

Lesson R2

Lesson R3

Lesson W1

Lesson W2

Lesson W3

DUE June 17 (11:59pm, EST):

 Essay One

2

June 18
to
June 24

Read these by the end of this week.

  1. In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens” (Alice Walker)  
  2. Mother Tongue” (Amy Tan)

Lesson R4

Lesson R5

Lesson W4

Lesson W5

MANDATORY CONFERENCE WEEK

(June 18-24)

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3

June 25
to
July 1

Read this by the end of this week.

Five Faces of Oppression
(Iris Marion Young)

Lesson R6

Lesson R7

Lesson W6

Lesson W7

DUE July 1 (11:59pm, EST):

Essay Two

4

July 2
to
July 8

Read this by the end of this week.

Arts of the Contact Zone
(Mary Louise Pratt)

Lesson R8

Lesson W8

 

No writing due this week.

5

July 9
to
July 15

Read this by the end of this week.

Panopticism
(Michel Foucault)

Lesson R9

Lesson R10

Lesson W9

Lesson W10

DUE July 15 (11:59pm, EST):

Essay Three

6

July 16
to
July 22

Choose ONE book to read:

The Deaf Heart (Willy Conley)
or
Hidden Figures (Margot Lee Shetterly)

Lesson R-W11

Lesson R-W11

MANDATORY CONFERENCE WEEK

(July 16-22)

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7

July 23
to
July 29

Finish reading your selected book (see Week 6).

READ & THINK!

THINK & WRITE!

DUE July 29 (11:59pm, EST):

Essay Four

8

July 30
to
August 5

Writing

Revision 

Week

Two Items DUE August 5
(11:59pm, EST):

Revised Essay One

AND

Revised Essay Two or Revised Essay Three