2018 Course Plan (June 11 to August 4, 2018)

UPDATED: June 11, 2018

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Week 1: June 11 to June 16

Week 2: June 17 to June 23

  • DUE June 17, 2018 (11:59pm, EST): Essay One
  • June 18 to June 30: MANDATORY CONFERENCES PERIOD #1
    • (Sign up for an appointment to meet with me once during this two week period for your Conference #1!)
  • By the end of this week, STUDY THESE LESSONS:
    • Lesson R4: Case Study—Alice Walker and the Art(s) of Expression
    • Lesson W4: Controlling Your Sentence Structures
    • Lesson W5: Types of Rhetorical Patterns to Consider

Week 3: June 24 to June 30

  • June 18 to June 30: MANDATORY CONFERENCES PERIOD #1 (Sign up for an appointment to meet with me once during this two week period for your Conference #1!)
  • By the end of this week, STUDY THESE LESSONS:
    • Lesson R5Case Study—Amy Tan and Communication Challenges
    • Lesson R6Case Study—Mary Louise Pratt and Arts of the Contact Zone
    • Lesson W6: Proofread, Proofread, Proofread!

Week 4: July 1 to July 7

  • DUE July 1, 2018 (11:59pm, EST): Essay Two
  • By the end of this week, STUDY THESE LESSONS:
    • Lesson R7Case Study—Iris M. Young and Five Faces of Oppression 
    • Lesson W7: Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
    • Lesson W8: Logical Fallacies

Week 5: July 8 to July 14

  • By the end of this week, STUDY THESE LESSONS:
    • Lesson R8 Case Study—Michel Foucault on Panopticism 
    • Lesson R9Applications for Thinking Critically
    • Lesson W9: Using Quality Sources

Week 6: July 15 to July 21

Week 7: July 22 to July 28

  • July 16 to July 28: MANDATORY CONFERENCES PERIOD #2
    • (Sign up for an appointment to meet with me once during this two week period for your Conference #2!)
  • WRITING WORKSHOP WEEK #2 
  • FINISH READING: the book you have selected for this semester.
  • FINISH STUDYING: the lesson appropriate to your selected book.

Week 8: July 29 to August 4