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points out of 1000 points total for the course. Please see complete instructions in the appendix page for Writing Workshop assignments. In this week: •

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Watch this week’s videos for an orientation to the week’s activities and to your written assignment. The activities due this week will also help you prepare for the final written assignment, which is due in Week 16. Read the description of the Written Assignment for this week and the longer assignment due for Week 9 (also found in the syllabus in the Appendix). Write sample paragraph and post in the Group Discussion forum called “Sample Paragraphs Peer Review.” Once you have done so, you will be able to respond to a post of a peer. (Due Sunday, October 16th, at 11:59 p.m.). This is worth 20 points out of 1000 points total for the course. Share your writing process in a post in the Group Discussion forum called "Sharing your writing process" in writing or by attaching a file/image. Once you have done so, you will be able to respond to a post of a peer. (Due Sunday, October 16th, at 11:59 p.m.) This is worth 20 points out of 1000 points total for the course.

Phase 2: Rethinking Medical Practice in the Digital Age Week 9 (October 17–23): Upload the Midterm Essay to the Assignment link for the Midterm Essay. Documents uploaded to this link will be automatically checked for originality. The Midterm Essay is worth up to 150 points total out of 1000 for the course. Please see directions for this assignment below. Due Sunday, October 23, by 11:59 p.m. Week 10 (October 24–30): The Question of (Cyber)Empathy — Rebecca Laroche 1. Watch “Prologue” video and content video “The Question of CyberEmpathy” 2. Read Leslie Jamison, “The Empathy Exams,” from The Empathy Exams, PDF provided. 3. Listen to Podcast, “The Secret, Gruesome Internet for Doctors,” episode #2 of the series Reply All, November 24, 2014. https://gimletmedia.com/episode/2instagram-for-doctors/ 4. Look over the images from: http://hyperallergic.com/104337/grotesque-andgorgeous-100000-art-and-medicine-images-released-for-open-use/ 5. Write in a Word Document, a 100-150-word fictional scene from the first-person point-of-view of the patient (one that empathizes with that patient) in one of the images from the website or described in the podcast. Now in 200-250 words, engaging Leslie Jamison’s essay and the podcast directly, analyze the tension between creative empathy and diagnostic detachment. Submit both of these in one document into the assignment folder in the Weekly Content Folder. Worth 40 out of the 1000 points for the course (Due by 11:59, October 30). Week 11 (October 31–November 6): Revision. In this week students will be revising their midterm assignment based on the assessment they have received from their instructor. In completing this assignment, students must read closely the comments and feedback they have received from the instructor in the margins, in the grade comments, and in the rubric for the assignment. The revision will be assessed based on the extent

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“Medical Humanities in the Digital Age” at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs  
“Medical Humanities in the Digital Age” at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs  

“Medical Humanities in the Digital Age” at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Fall 2016

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