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ENC 1102

Instructor: Ashley Humphries Spring 2014

Course Calendar Spring 2014 Wk

Class

1/6/13

1/8/13

1/10/13

1/13/13

1/15/13

1/17/13

Date

In Class Activities

Introduction to the course Icebreaker: Never Have I Ever Fieldtrip to Dodd Discuss “Watching TV Makes You Smarter” Activity: Description versus Analysis Introduce Blogger Introduce Paper #1 Watch: Modern Family Discussion about Representation of American Culture Discuss How Media Shapes Reality Due: Journal at midnight of the 12th Discuss blogs and American family portrayal Exercise: Topic Invention Assign Workshop Groups Discuss: “CSI Reality” Watch: Breaking Bad Discussion/Activity: Crime Dramas Plagiarism Discussion and Exercise Workshop Paper #1

MLK DAY NO CLASS

Homework (due next class)

Read: Beyond Words, Steve Johnson’s “Watching TV Makes You Smarter” Send me an e-mail stating that you’ve read, understand, and agree to abide by the civility clause in our syllabus. Due before our next class. Create Blog; send me your username and your first and last name in an email Read: "Does the Internet Make You Dumber?" and "Mind Over Mass Media" in Beyond Words, 44-49 Read: McGraw Hill Handbook on writing a paper: 249-353 Journal #1: Response to the portrayal of the American family. Due Sunday, January 12th by midnight Read: “CSI Reality” (Bb) McGraw Hill Handbook on argumentation: 191208 Submit: in Draft 1 of Paper #1. Submit to Bb before class time. Bring an electronic copy (email yourself or flash drive) to class on Friday. Read: McGraw Hill Handbook on incorporating peer revisions: 80-91, 104-109 Read: “Telling War’s Deadly Story at Just Enough Distance”: http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/040711.htm Journal #2: Reading Response due by midnight Sunday the 19th Watch: YouTube link: Sherlock

1/20/13 1/22/13

1/24/13

Discuss “Telling War’s Deadly Story at Just Enough Distance” Present the Curious Researcher Introduction: Ashley Assign Presentation Groups/Sign up for Conferences Writing Exercise on Sherlock MLA Citation Review Draft 2 Peer Review Workshop

Submit: Draft 2 to blackboard for peer review by 5pm this afternoon. Comment on peer drafts and bring them to class.

Read: "Baby, You Mean the World of Warcraft to Me," which can be found here: http://www.theonion.com/articles/baby-you-meanthe-world-of-warcraft-to-me,11220/ Journal #3: Which of your peer’s revisions do you plan/did you incorporate? Why? What did they say was working and what could use more work? How did you use their advice?

***These weekly plans are subject to revision. They will naturally change and react to your needs, our pace, etc. You will be notified of changes in class along with an updated digital copy on the course website. You are responsible for keeping up with any alterations made to homework, due dates, etc.


ENC 1102

Instructor: Ashley Humphries Spring 2014

Course Calendar Spring 2014 Wk

Class

Date

In Class Activities

Homework (due next class)

Also, include a quick response to the article! I’m interested to hear what you have to say. (Due by Sunday at midnight)

1/27/13

Individual Conferences. No Class. Missing your scheduled conference will count as one absence. Library Research Methods Day

Bring Draft 3 of Paper #1 to your scheduled conference (print or digital). Bring Draft 3 of Paper #1 to your scheduled conference (print or digital). Read: McGraw Hill Handbook on final draft revising: 92-103

1/29/13

Individual Conferences. No Class. Missing your scheduled conference will count as one absence.

Bring Draft 3 of Paper #1 to your scheduled conference (print or digital).

1/31/13

Individual Conferences. No Class. Missing your scheduled conference will count as one absence.

Complete: your final copy of Paper #1. Upload a copy to Blackboard by class time on Monday and bring a final, stapled paper copy of your essay to class on Monday, February 3rd. Read: Beyond Words "Cluster 8.2" pgs. 484-503. Groups 1 and 2 need to be ready to present on Wednesday. Read: "Rhetorical Fallacies," which can be found in the Course Library on Blackboard. Read: Beyond Words pgs. 15-26

2/3/13 2/5/13

2/7/13

2/10/13

2/12/13

2/14/13

Paper #1 Due Write: Dear Reader Letter Introduce Proposal and Paper #2 Group Presentation Curious Researcher Chap 1 and 2. Reading Discussion/Activity Discuss Topics of Interest Discuss ethos, pathos, logos and rhetorical fallacies Rhetorical Fallacy activity: Battle Royal Wordiness Activity Group Presentation Curious Researcher Chap 3. Watch: Fast Food, Fast Profits Group Presentation Curious Researcher Chap 4 and 5 Discuss “Looks do Matter” Discuss “Everyday Use” Library Research Methods Day: we will not meet in our classroom today. We will meet at the service desk on the first floor of Strozier Library at our scheduled class time. Please be on time! We will not wait past 11:15 to begin. Missing the library research methods day will count as one absence.

Group 3 needs to be ready to present on Monday. Read: Alice Walker’s "Everyday Use” (Bb) Journal #4: Reading Response. Due by midnight on Sunday, February 9th. Complete: Research paper proposal. Paper copy due in class on Wednesday. Groups 4 & 5 need to be ready to present on Wednesday. Read: Beyond Words, "Reaching an Audience" pgs. 55-62. *On Friday, we will not meet in our classroom. We will meet at the service desk on the first floor of Strozier Library at our scheduled class time.* Read: Beyond Words, "Cluster 6.3" pgs. 372-383. Journal #5: Reading Response. Due Sunday, February 16th by midnight.

***These weekly plans are subject to revision. They will naturally change and react to your needs, our pace, etc. You will be notified of changes in class along with an updated digital copy on the course website. You are responsible for keeping up with any alterations made to homework, due dates, etc.


ENC 1102

Instructor: Ashley Humphries Spring 2014

Course Calendar Spring 2014 Wk

Class

Date

In Class Activities

Homework (due next class)

2/17/13

Sign up for conferences. Watch: TBD

Read: Beyond Words, "Project 7.2: Connecting Science to Culture," pgs. 448-454.

2/19/13

Discuss Readings Audience Activity

2/21/13

Brainstorming and Outlining Workshop

Submit: Draft #1 of your paper to Blackboard by Friday before class time. Bring an electronic copy to class (email yourself or bring a flash drive). Journal #6: Improving your introduction. Compose: Draft #2 of your paper, which should be at least 4-5 pages. Bring a paper copy of Draft #2 to your scheduled conference. Bring a paper copy of Draft 2 to your scheduled conference.

2/24/13 2/26/13 2/28/13

Individual Conferences. No Class. Missing your scheduled conference will count as two absences. Individual Conferences. No Class. Missing your scheduled conference will count as two absences. Individual Conferences. No Class. Missing your scheduled conference will count as two absences.

3/3/13

Descriptive Language Activity Draft #3 Workshop.

3/5/13

Discuss your MLA Issues MLA Workshop

3/7/13

Paper #2 DUE. Introduce Paper #3: Advertising and Marketing on a Personal Level Discuss: "Visual Images of National Identity"

Bring a paper copy of Draft 2 to your scheduled conference. No Journal this week! Submit: Draft 3 of your paper to Blackboard by Monday at class time. Bring an electronic copy to class. Write: 2-3 specific questions/issues that you would like me to clarify. These could be related to MLA, grammar, organization, research, etc. Please upload to Blackboard by Tuesday at 5pm. Bring an electronic draft of your paper to class on Wednesday. Read: Beyond Words, "Visual Images of National Identity," pgs. 523-526. Submit: your final copy of Paper #1. Upload a copy to Blackboard by class time on Monday and bring a final, stapled paper copy of your essay to class on Monday, February 7th. Journal #7: How does media alter images of beauty in America? Journal #7 is due on Sunday, March 17th. Read: Beyond Words "Examining Media" pgs. 2931 and "Understanding Contexts" pgs. 32-34 for Monday, March 17th.

SPRING BREAK 3/10/13 NO 3/12/13 CLASSES 3/14/13 3/17/13

Discuss Readings Advertisement Analysis Activity Discuss/Workshop Paper Topics

Read and Examine: pgs. 334-343 of Beyond Words Read: "15 Basic Appeals" which can be found on our Blackboard Course Library

***These weekly plans are subject to revision. They will naturally change and react to your needs, our pace, etc. You will be notified of changes in class along with an updated digital copy on the course website. You are responsible for keeping up with any alterations made to homework, due dates, etc.


ENC 1102

Instructor: Ashley Humphries Spring 2014

Course Calendar Spring 2014 Wk

Class

3/19/13

Date

In Class Activities

Discuss images in Beyond Words and 15 Basic Appeals Watch and Discuss Killing Us Softly 4

Submit: Draft #1 of Paper #3 to Blackboard by midnight tonight. Bring an electronic copy to class on Friday for workshop.

*I have a conference this day. So, this class is subject to potential cancellation. If it is, be prepared to WORK when I get back! Workshop Draft #1 of Paper #3

Upload your own advertisement example to Blackboard by class time as well.

3/21/13

Reading Discussion 3/24/13

3/26/13

3/28/13

3/31/13

4/2/13

4/4/13

4/7/13

4/9/13

Homework (due next class)

Reading Discussion Activity Creating an Advertisement

Reading Ads Musical Chairs Peer Review Workshop Draft #2 of Paper #3 Reading Discussion Activity: Leopardy Reading Discussion Activity: Thinking about generalizing and stereotyping Peer review of essay Introduce Remediation Assignment Introduce remediation proposal format Explore remediation possibilities. Due: Print copy of your final project proposal Discuss: Digital design programs. Class Workshop: Photoshop and InDesign Discuss: “Composing a Photo Essay” and “Reaching an Audience” Discuss: Digital Essays

Read: Beyond Words, "Writing About Politics" pgs. 520-526. Read: Beyond Words, "Reading Texts About Politics" pgs. 458-467. Journal #8: Reading Response. Due Sunday, March 24th by midnight. Surprise! No homework! Just work on finishing your papers Submit: Draft #2 of Paper #3 to Blackboard by class time on Friday. Bring an electronic copy to class on Friday for workshop. Make sure to bring your ad or URL for your ad to class as well. Read: Beyond Words, pgs. 308-317. Journal #9: Reading Response. Due Sunday, March 30th by midnight. *Bring Beyond Words to class on Monday. Read: Beyond Words "Reading Texts about Style, Design, and Culture pgs. 300-307 *Bring an electronic copy of your essay to class on Wednesday.* Submit: Final Draft of Paper #3. Upload your final draft to Blackboard by class time. Turn in a stapled, paper copy in class Friday. Read: Beyond Words "Choosing a Medium" pgs. 81-87. Complete: Your Remediation Proposal. See Remediation Proposal Guidelines. Paper copy due in class on Monday. Read: Beyond Words "Composing a Photo Essay" pgs. 391-392 Read: Beyond Words, “Reaching an Audience” 55-59 Decide which paper you plan to remediate and/or your progress thus far. Bring it to class.

***These weekly plans are subject to revision. They will naturally change and react to your needs, our pace, etc. You will be notified of changes in class along with an updated digital copy on the course website. You are responsible for keeping up with any alterations made to homework, due dates, etc.


ENC 1102

Instructor: Ashley Humphries Spring 2014

Course Calendar Spring 2014 Wk

Class

Date

In Class Activities

Remediation Workshop

Journal #10: Self-reflection. Due Sunday, April 13th by midnight.

Address any remediation issues Activity: Scavenger Hunt

Be prepared to present final projects

Final Project Presentations

Be prepared to present final projects

Final Project Presentations

Be prepared to present final projects

Final Project Presentations

Be prepared to present final projects

Final Project Presentations Teacher Evaluations

Bring Final Project and Process Memo to class.

Turn in Final Projects and Process Memos Class Wrap up

Have a great summer break!

4/11/13 4/14/13

Homework (due next class)

4/16/13 4/18/13 4/21/13 4/23/13 4/25/13

***These weekly plans are subject to revision. They will naturally change and react to your needs, our pace, etc. You will be notified of changes in class along with an updated digital copy on the course website. You are responsible for keeping up with any alterations made to homework, due dates, etc.


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