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ENG 101 Daily Schedule: Tentative Schedule of Readings and Assignments
This schedule is subject to change (changes will be announced in class or online, and it is your responsibility to keep up with them). Always check WebBoard for assignments. Word Version
8/26 Course introduction: Course Policy / Syllabus. Discussion: goals and expectations, intro to WebBoard
WebBoard Instructions: http://www.asu.edu/clas/english/webboard/documents.html
8/28 Due: Field trip assignment. Workshop: "What is a Public space"
Before Class Read: RC Course Policy / SyllabusRC, (Reading Culture) p. 1-4, 19-27 (reading strategies), p. 271-282, 308-312
9/1 Last day of Drop / Add (Sundial only)
9/2 No Class: Labor Day
9/4 Workshop: "Possible Public Spaces" "Assignment One" "Heuristics for Assignment 1"
Before Class Read: Assignment One, Heuristics for Assignment 1,
9/9 Work on Assignment One, Description 1. Develop more evaluation heuristics. Using Emma to store files
Before Class Read: RC mall articles p. 283-292, Skim: RC "Fortress Los Angeles: The Militarization of Urban Space" p. 292-298
9/11 Due: Description 1 & 2. Workshop: "Fortress Los Angeles: The Militarization of Urban Space" Heuristics for Analysis.
Peer review: Description 1 & 2
Before Class Read: RC "Fortress Los Angeles: The Militarization of Urban Space" p. 292-298
9/16 Due: Evaluation & Analysis. Workshop: LA articles-point of view, Manet Site. MS Word Reviewing
Peer Review: Evaluation & Analysis
Before Class Reading: RC "Signs from the Heart: California Chicano Murals" p. 299-308
9/18 Due: Complete Draft. MS Word Reviewing
Peer review: Complete draft
9/20 Unrestricted Withdrawal Deadline
9/23 Due: polished draft. Workshop: Visual Culture p.308-310, Review of Conducting Research in Easy Writer p. 140-149
9/25 Discuss: assignment / workshops. Workshop: Heuristics for assignment 2, Discuss reading, Find an interview you like/didn't like, think about the reasons for your reactions. Post link to interview and your reactions on WebBoard.
Some sites with interviews: NPR | Eonline | Village Voice | New Times | ASU State Press
Before Class Read: Assignment 2, RC "Intro to History," p. 415-417
9/30 Discuss: interviews. Oral history exercise in class, students interview each other.
Before Class Read: RC "Conducting Interviews" p.16-18, Easy Writer p.150-161
ASU Library resources page
10/2 Due: Preliminary Research. Workshop: family history/photograph. Workshop: Oral History & reading
Before Class Read: RC "'The Hook' and Other Teenage Horrors" p.324-333RC Oral History p.484-486
10/7 Due: Interview write-up. Discuss: questions for analyzing data/heuristics
Peer review: interview write-up
On-Line Resources on Tempe History | AZ Republic's Tempe section | Evaluating online sources | Web Evaluation
10/9 Due: summary of reading
Before Class Read: RC "'Indians': Textualism, Morality, and the Problem of History" p.427-441
10/14 Due: History. Workshop: questions to ask during peer review
Peer review of history paper
10/16 Due: Question 2 from reading
Before Class Reading: reread RC "'Indians': Textualism, Morality, and the Problem of History" p.427-441
10/21 Due: Complete draft. Workshop/Peer review of complete draft MS Word Reviewing , Glossing papers
10/23 More Peer Review, Glossing papers
10/28 Due: Polished Draft. Read Around, Culture log, Look over Assignment 3
10/30 Workshop: Key Issues. Discussion: Assignment 3
Before Class Reading: RC "What High School Is" p. 110-117
11/1 Restricted Course Withdrawal Deadline
11/4 Due: Description of Issues, Discuss: Reading
Before Class Read: RC "Split at the Root: An Essay on Jewish Identity" (in PDF) (in Word)
11/6 Due: Positions. Discuss: Dominant Cultural Issues, Workshop: Positions
11/11 No Class - Veterans Day
11/13 Work on paper
11/18 Troubleshoot papers, discuss reading
Before Class Read: RC "Announcing a Public Campaign Against Select Day-time Television Talk shows," "How Jenny Jones Saved My Life. Why William Bennett is Wrong about Trash TV" and "Bring in the Noise" p. 23-37
11/20 Due: First Complete Draft. Peer Review: First Draft MS Word Reviewing
11/25 Due: Second Complete Draft. Peer Review: Second Draft MS Word Reviewing
11/27 Due: Polished Draft. Read Assignment 4
12/2 Due: Read and gloss polished draft of Assignment 1. Bring all work related to Assignment 1 to class.
New reader peer review of As. 1. Discussion: As. 1 vs. As 4
12/4 Due: Draft of Revision & Description. Peer Review: Draft of Revision & Description. Workshop (memory and revision)
Review course goals and objectives
12/4 Restricted Complete Withdrawal Deadline
12/9 Read Around, Last day of Class!
12/11 Finals Week: No Class
12/12 Due: Polished Draft of Assignment Four
12/16 Finals Week: No Class
12/18 Due: Reflection Letter. Have a great winter break!