WRTG1310 Course OutlineFall, 2012Instructor: Deb Moore
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Check the Homework page of the Wiki for assignments not appearing on the Course Outline.This information is subject to change. Changes, if any, will be announced in class and on the course Wiki. You are responsible for keeping abreast of such changes.

August 24
First Day of Class

Due 8/27: Read the Syllabus and Complete the Scavenger Hunt (100 pts)
Due 8/31: Get on the Wiki; follow instrx to upload your picture and a short bio (100 pts)
August 27
Scavenger Hunt Due
Syllabus and Course Outline
How to Wiki

Due 8/29: Read Text
Chapter 1/Introduction,
Chapter 12/Catalog of Reading Strategies and Chapter 13/Cueing the Reader
August 29
Syllabus and Course Outline
Reading and Annotating
August 31
No Class.
Meet at the Writing Center for Orientation.

Personal Wiki pages are due.
(The Writing Center can help you with these!)

September 3
Labor Day Holiday
No Class
September 5
Reading and Annotating
Paraphrasing and Summarizing
September 7
Reading and Annotating
Paraphrasing and Summarizing
September 10

Due 9/12: Read and annotate:
Chapter 3/Writing ProfilesEdge/I’m Not Leaving Until I Eat this Thing and Coyne/The Long Goodbye
Due 9/12: Response Sheet for Chapter 3--summarize the Edge and Coyne essays. Label these as Reader Response Numbers 1 and 2 respectively.

September 12
September 14

Due 9/17: Read and annotate:
Chapter 11/Invention,
Chapter 14/Narrating,
and Chapter 15/Describing
September 17
Due 9/19: Read and annotate:
Chapter 22/Field Research
September 19
September 21
September 24
Profiles--Come prepared to work on some aspect of your essay in class.
September 26
September 28
Work Day. Class does not meet. Prof. Moore available for assistance in her office until noon.

Due 10/1: Profile Essay First Draft

October 1
Profile First Draft Due
Workshops and Conferences
October 3
Workshops and Conferences

October 5
Workshops and Conferences

Due 10/8: Profile Final Revision
October 8
Profile Final Revision Due
In-class Writing Assignment: Review of Profile Paper

Due 10/10: Read and annotate:
Chapter 4/Explaining a Concept
Due 10/10:Response Sheets for Chapter 4
Ngo/Cannibalism and
Toufexis/Love: The Right Chemistry
October 10
Explaining a Concept

RadioLab: Memory and Forgetting

October 12
Portfolios Assigned

Due 10/15: Read and annotate:
Chapter 23/Library and Internet Research and Chapter 24/Using and Acknowledging Sources
October 15
Research and Sources Ch 23 and 24

October 17
Explaining a Concept

Due 10/19: Read and annotate:Chapter 16/Defining andChapter 17/Classifying
October 19
Explaining a Concept
October 22
Explaining a Concept

October 24
WORK DAY--No Class but Prof. Moore is in her office.Explaining a Concept

Due 10/29: Concept Essay First Draft
October 26
Fall Break--No Class

October 29
Explaining a ConceptFirst Draft DueWorkshops and Conferences

October 31
Explaining a ConceptWorkshops and Conferences

November 2
Explaining a ConceptWorkshops and ConferencesDue November 5: Final revision Explaining a Concept

November 5
Explaining a Concept Final Revision Due
In Class Writing Assignment: Review of Explaining a Concept Essay
November 7
Proposing a Solution: Selection of Topics and Plan of Attack
Due 11/9: Read and annotate:
Chapter 6/Arguing a Position

November 9
Proposing a Solution
Due 11/12: Read and annotate:
Chapter 7:Proposing a Solution
Due 11/12: Answer questions in margin of More Testing, More Learning (p. 326).

November 12
Proposing a Solution
Faculty/Course Evaluations available
Due 11/14: Read and annotate Chapter 19/Arguing
Due 11/14: Answer questions in the margins of Statsky’s Children need to Play, Not Compete (p270).
November 14
Due 11/16: Read and annotate:Chapter 7:Proposing a SolutionDue 11/16: Answer questions in margin of More Testing, More Learning (p. 326).
November 16
Proposing a Solution

November 19
Proposing a Solution
Due 11/26: First Draft Solution Essay
November 21
Thanksgiving Break
No Class

November 23
Thanksgiving Break
No Class

November 26
Proposing a SolutionFirst Draft Due
November 28
Proposing a SolutionWorkshops and Conferences

November 30
Proposing a Solution Workshops and Conferences
Final Revision due 12/3
December 3
Proposing a Solution Final Revision Due

In Class Writing Assignment: Review of Proposing a Solution
Portfolios Requirements Reviewed
December 5
December 7
Study Day
No Class

December 10
Portfolios Due:

CRN 10691 at 8am
CRN 10774 at 2pm

December 12
Portfolios Due:

CRN 10899 at 2pm
December 14
No Class
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