ENGL-1102-LCF COURSE SCHEDULE

 

Changes or additions to the readings may occur throughout the semester.

These will be announced in class or through email.

 

Note: All assignments, including readings, are to be completed for the date listed in the schedule.

 

Date

Readings and Assignments

T 01/08

Introductions, explanations, and expectations; website and CourseDen; syllabus basics and schedule; the basics: how to succeed in this class; reading actively & thinking critically: signs & subtext; summary vs. analysis; plagiarism and its consequences

R 01/10

Read Preventing Plagiarism (link); review full syllabus before class.

Academic honesty quiz; syllabus quiz; close-reading exercise; student info sheet; diagnostic essay prep.

T 01/15

Read pp. 1-18 of Analyze Anything.

Diagnostic In-Class essay: bring a big blue book (large) and "The Story of an Hour" handout.

Essay one assigned: click here for the prompt.

R 01/17

Read pp. 19-31 of Analyze Anything.

Bring your chosen ad (full-page and in color) to class; style and analysis workshop

F 01/18

Drop period (with refund) ENDS at noon today. No adding or reinstatement of classes after 01/18/13. No dropping classes with refund after 01/18/13.

T 01/22

Read pp. 37-48 of Analyze Anything.

KSA1 due: click here for requirements.

Style and analysis workshop

R 01/24

Read pp. 52-65 of Analyze Anything.

Style and analysis workshop

T 01/29

Read pp. 65-73 of Analyze Anything.

KSA2 due: click here for requirements.

Style and analysis workshop

R 01/31

Read pp. 80-97 of Analyze Anything.

Revised KSA1 and KSA2 due.

Style and analysis workshop

T 02/05

Read pp. 97-118 of Analyze Anything.

KSA3 due: click here for requirements.

Style and analysis workshop

R 02/07

Read pp. 125-132 & 161-163 of Analyze Anything.

Style and analysis workshop

T 02/12

KSA4 due: click here for requirements.

Peer review workshop: bring a completed and typed draft of your paper; otherwise, you will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.

R 02/14

Essay One Due: submit your completed paper through CourseDen before 3:00 p.m. today.

T 02/19

Read pp. 48-51 of Analyze Anything.

Style and analysis workshop; essay two assigned: click here for the prompt.

R 02/21

Read The Great Gatsby: preface (vii-xvi) and pp. 5-102 (chs. 1-5).

Style and analysis workshop

T 02/26

Conclude The Great Gatsby 103-189 (chs. 6-9).

Style and analysis workshop

R 02/28

Read “The Great Gatsby as a Business Ethic Inquiry” (CourseDen PDF)

Style and analysis workshop

M 03/04

Last day to withdraw with a W.

T 03/05

Style and analysis workshop

R 03/07

Style and analysis workshop

T 03/12

Peer review workshop: bring a completed and typed draft of your paper; otherwise, you will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.

R 03/14

Essay Two Due: submit your completed paper through CourseDen before 3:00 p.m. today.

T 03/19

Spring Break; no classes

R 03/21

Spring Break; no classes

T 03/26

Read “Street fighting: Placing the Crisis of Masculinity…” article (CourseDen PDF).

Style and analysis workshop

R 03/28

Read Guide to Watching Film (CourseDen PDF).

Style and analysis workshop

T 04/02

Watch Fight Club before today.

Style and analysis workshop

R 04/04

Style and analysis workshop

T 04/09

Style and analysis workshop; discuss essay three prompt: click here for the details.

R 04/11

Style and analysis workshop

T 04/16

Peer review workshop: bring a completed and typed draft of your paper; otherwise, you will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.

R 04/18

Essay Three Due: submit your completed paper through CourseDen before 3:00 p.m. today; last day of class; student evaluations; prep. for final exam.

R 04/25

Final exam for 1102-04: 8:00-10:30 a.m.