INSTRUCTOR  Owen M. Williamson, MA  

In case of absence, or if class is ever cancelled due to circumstances beyond Instructor control, students are still expected to complete and submit all assignments shown on this Calendar page if possible.

Week 6: Feb 21-25, 2011


Do Online quiz by Tuesday, 7 am.

Do Your Morals test by Wednesday. Print out results.


I went ahead and have you scheduled for Monday, February 21.
Thank You,
Alejandra Carrillo
(915) 747-5648 



Turn in answers to Your Morals test. Be ready to discuss questions.

Work Group 8 will discuss Progymnasma 6 (Confirmation).



1. What methods could you use to best make sure that in each of your courses you finish the semester knowing more about the subject than what the professor has demanded or taught? Please answer concretely, course by course.

2. Will you actually apply this thesis to each of your courses?  Why or why not? Please answer course by course. Answer in a considered, scholarly manner. "Because I don't wanna!" or "It's too hard to do!" are not scholarly answers! 

Activity/assignment on student learning styles and their relation to college course work. [Learning styles/self assessment]

Reading strategies.


How academic support programs (e.g., tutoring, counseling, etc.) will help me achieve my goals. Tutoring is NOT a punishment!

Public speaking activity—declamation. [Applies to theme / discipline] [Public speaking]


1. Read Kennedy (click for link), 103-5 (example).

2. Do the Your Morals test. Print out results and be ready to discuss them.


1. Read Borders chapter 5: Academic Resources. 


1. Do Progymnasma 6.  [Applies to theme / discipline]

2. Work on Final Project. [Applies to theme / discipline]

3. KTEP reports. [Academic success strategies—note taking] [Critical thinking]


Progymnasma 6: Confirmation. Defend a story.


1. Tell a brief, three- or four-paragraph story of your own expected or possible future personal and career success if you actually apply the semester thesis in all your courses.

2. Then, after writing your personal success story, explain in one or two sentences why your story is:
  *manifest and obvious
  *probable and likely 
  *possible (could happen in the real world) 
  *logical and reasonable
  *fitting and right, and
  *profitable to you and to the world in your future life.


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