2019 Course Plan

(June 10 to August 3, 2019)

UPDATED: July 15, 2019

Week 1: June 10 to June 15

  • By the end of this week, STUDY THESE LESSONS:
  • By the end of this week, EXAMINE this topic:  Look Up!

Week 2: June 16 to June 22

  • DUE June 19, 2019 (11:59pm, EST): Essay One
  • June 20 to June 29: MANDATORY CONFERENCES PERIOD #1 (Sign up for an appointment to meet with me once during this 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
  • By the end of this week, EXAMINE this topic: Propaganda, Free Speech and Satire

Week 3: June 23 to June 29

  • June 20 to June 29: MANDATORY CONFERENCES PERIOD #1 (Sign up for an appointment to meet with me once during this 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!
  • By the end of this week, EXAMINE this topic: The Science and Art of Language and Communication

Week 4: June 30 to July 6

  • DUE July 3, 2019 (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
  • By the end of this week, EXAMINE this topic: Expressions of Oppression

Week 5: July 7 to July 13

  • 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
  • By the end of this week, EXAMINE this topic: Panopticism Practiced

Week 6: July 14 to July 20

Week 7: July 21 to July 27

Week 8: July 28 to August 3