COURSE SCHEDULE for ENGL-1102 (Secs. 04 and 14)

 

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.

 

M 01/07

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

W 01/09

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

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

M 01/14

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.

W 01/16

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.

M 01/21

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; no classes

W 01/23

Read pp. 37-48 & 52-65 of Analyze Anything.

KSA1 due: click here for requirements.

Style and analysis workshop

M 01/28

Read pp. 65-73 of Analyze Anything.

KSA2 due: click here for requirements..

Style and analysis workshop

W 01/30

Read pp. 80-97 of Analyze Anything.

Revised KSA1 and KSA2 due.

Style and analysis workshop

M 02/04

Read pp. 97-118 of Analyze Anything.

KSA3 due: click here for requirements.

Style and analysis workshop

W 02/06

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

Style and analysis workshop

M 02/11

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.

W 02/13

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

M 02/18

Read pp. 48-51 of Analyze Anything.

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

W 02/20

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

Style and analysis workshop

M 02/25

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

Style and analysis workshop

W 02/27

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

Style and analysis workshop

M 03/04

Style and analysis workshop

M 03/04

Last day to withdraw with a W.

W 03/06

No classes in lieu of attending the Undergraduate Student Conference

M 03/11

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

W 03/13

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

M 03/18

Spring Break; no classes

W 03/20

Spring Break; no classes

M 03/25

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

Style and analysis workshop

W 03/27

Read Guide to Watching Film (CourseDen PDF).

Style and analysis workshop

M 04/01

Watch Fight Club before today.

Style and analysis workshop

W 04/03

Style and analysis workshop

M 04/08

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

W 04/10

Style and analysis workshop

M 04/15

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

W 04/17

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.

W 04/24

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

Final exam for 1102-14: 11:00-1:30 p.m.