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ENG 123 11.2: Peer Review Workshop #1

Today’s Plan: Resources for Surveys Peer Review Sheet Homework Resources for Designing a Survey Since a number of you are working on designing surveys or questionnaires, I wanted to spend a bit of time in class discussing them. Let’s take … Continue reading

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ENG 420 11.2: Surveys and Nussbaum

Today’s Plan: Undergraduate Research Surveys Nussbaum Homework

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ENG 123 11.1: Drafting Material

Today’s Plan: Attendance Annotated Bibliography Scores Calendar Review Workshop Groups Drafting Expectations Annotated Bibliography Scores Two criteria: number of sources (11) and word count (2000). 4 people did not turn in an annotated bibliography. Calendar Review Week Eleven Tuesday, Mar … Continue reading

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ENG 420 11.1: Dowd and Bensimon

Today’s Plan: Proposal Expectations Dowd and Bensimon reading notes and questions CUE’s Syllabus Review Protocol Reading Homework Proposal Expectations Original project description: Around week 9 of the course, I will ask you to submit a 750 word proposal for a … Continue reading

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ENG 420 9.2: Giroux and Academic Freedom

Today’s Plan: Calendar Update and Final Paper Information Sharing Final Paper Ideas Giroux and Academic Freedom Giroux and Academic Freedom In preparation for today’s class, I asked you to prepare papers that outline a potential research project. It is in … Continue reading

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9.1: Looking Back (and Giroux)

Today’s Plan: Looking Back Giroux Homework Looking Back A passage regarding assigning difficult texts got me thinking. The passage: An example of what I believe education should look like is teaching important skills while urging creativity is English classes that … Continue reading

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ENG 123 8.2: Sentence Outline Assignment

Today’s Plan: Attendance Reminder: Conference Schedule Textbook Review: Types of Arguments Sentence Outline Assignment Homework Conference Schedule Remember we will not be meeting in class next week. Instead of class, I will be meeting with you to discuss the Sentence … Continue reading

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ENG 123 8.1: Annotations, Characters and Actions (Part 2)

Today’s Plan: Attendance Topic Proposals (Check Canvas) Style: Characters and Actions (pgs. 46-50, Ex. 4.1) Workshop: Annotations Homework Topic Proposals Please check Canvas to ensure that you have (or haven’t) gotten a grade and seen the feedback on your proposals. … Continue reading

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ENG 123 7.2: Jim Corder and “Argument as Emergence”

Today’s Plan: Attendance Another Paper Outline Promoting Healthy Argument Homework Promoting Healthy Argument I want to start off today by suggesting that argument in America is quite sick. There’s a number of pieces that I could point to in support … Continue reading

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ENG 123 7.1: Annotated Bibliographies

Today’s plan: Attendance Review: Annotated Bibliography Assignment [Syllabus Changes and Due Dates] Homework Annotated Bibliography Assignment First, let’s review what I shared last class: We have spent the first 1/3 of the course identifying and developing a topic. Now it … Continue reading

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