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 4--Sept. 14-18, 2015

 

Monday, Sept. 14

1. Read Kennedy (click for link), 99-101.

2.Read Borders chapter 3: Preparing to learn.  (pps. 50-69).

3. Read NY Times article on college dropouts (if not read already).

4. Read Morale Boosters, respond in two short paragraphs discussing what sort of morale boosters (listed here or not) you, personally find most effective, and why. Print out and turn in your response on paper at the beginning of Wednesday's class. All responses are confidential. 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 16

1.Do Study Environment Analysis, at http://www.ucc.vt.edu/academic_support_students/study_skills_information/study_environment_analysis/index.html . Print out results and bring next Monday.

2. Do Student Time Calculator. Print out results. Turn in printout on Friday.

3.  Check-up on the health of your Writing Group: Turn in brief written report at beginning of class on Friday on paper.

4. Read "On Wikipedia, politically controversial science topics vulnerable to information sabotage." Be ready to discuss article on Friday (tentative).

 

Friday, Sept. 18

1. Read "Free Speech on Campus." Be ready to respond.

2. Weekly Argument Assignment #3: Expanding on a story, saying or quote. Read Kennedy (click for link), 99-101. Then choose another saying, quote or scripture verse (not the same one you used last week), and carefully following the instructions at http://rhetoric.byu.edu/Pedagogy/Progymnasmata/Proverb.htm , expand on it to argue for your standpoint.  Turn in via Dropbox.

 

3. Podcast Report.

                   

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