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:

Monday: Class meets in Library 336 on Monday, Sept 26.


Do Online quiz on Borders chapter 4 by Tuesday, 7 am.


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

Work Group 8 will discuss Assignment 6.

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



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!

Tentative: Discuss vegetarianism vs. meat eating, with reference to

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


1. Read Jacob, Ch. 6, pps 145-177.

2.  Read Borders chapter 5: Academic Resources. (pps. 102-117).

3.Quiz on Borders Chapter 4: Click HERE:.

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


1. Explore:

2. Read "The Cooking Ape."  (Link only works on UTEP campus compuers!)


1. Wiki.utep.eduAssignment 6: Do Writing Assignments 1 and 2 (both) on page 177 of Jacob.

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

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

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