Course Calendar

TENTATIVE CLASS CALENDAR


*All weeks run Monday – Sunday.

Week 1

August 19 – 25

  • Introductions and Syllabus
  • First discussions
  • Blog Site

READING: Handout on English Majors and Information on HBCU Showcase for September.


Week 2

August 26 – September 1

  • Week 2 Reading Assignment given
  • Discuss and Assign Careers in English (Project 1)
  • Discuss HBCU Showcase and plans for involvement

READING: TBD


Week 3

September 2 – 8

  • Open discussion of questions surrounding project 1
  • Discuss and look at resources
  • Talk about working with Writing Center.
  • Talk HBCU Showcase

READING: TBD

Project 1: Careers in English DUE by 11:59 PM on Sunday, Sept. 8 via Moodle.


Week 4

September 9 – 15

  • Week 3 Readings Discussed
  • Discuss and Assign Faculty Who? (Project 2)
  • Talk faculty assignments and making appointments- Should reach out by end of this week (Aug. 29)
  • Make decisions surrounding participation and final preparations for HBCU Showcase.

READING: TBD

Reading Quiz 1: taken on Moodle between Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 15.


Week 5

September 16 – 22

  • Week 4 Readings Discussed
  • Open discussion of questions surrounding project 2
  • Discuss and go over conducting interviews.
  • Review HBCU Showcase.

READING: TBD


Week 6

September 23 – 29

  • Week 5 Readings Discussed
  • Discuss the basics of research and conducting research.
  • Look at available Library materials (databases).
  • Talk about research topics appropriate to discipline of English.

READING: TBD

Project 2: Faculty Who? DUE by 11:59 PM on Sunday, Sept. 29 via Moodle.


Week 7

September 30 – October 6

  • Week 6 Readings Discussed
  • Continue to talk about research topics appropriate to discipline of English.
  • Pick topics of research.
  • What are the next steps?

READING: TBD

Reading Quiz 2: taken on Moodle between Wednesday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 6.


Week 8

October 7 – 15

  • Week 7 Readings Discussed
  • Discuss and Assign Annotated Bibliography (Project 3)
  • Look at examples
  • Discuss gathering and putting together process.
  • Assigned to start working on it.

READING: TBD


Week 9

October 16 – 20

  • Week 8 Readings Discussed
  • Continue reading and looking at examples of Annotated Bibliographies
  • MLA formatting discussion, part 1
  • Check in: Where are we?

READING: TBD


Week 10

October 21 – 27

  • Week 9 Readings Discussed
  • Final discussions about Project 3
  • MLA formatting discussion, part 2

READING: TBD

Project 3: Annotated Bibliography DUE by 11:59 PM on Sunday, Oct. 27 via Moodle.


Week 11

October 28 – November 3

  • Week 10 Readings Discussed
  • Discuss and Assign Mini-Research Paper (Project 4)
  • Look at what research papers are and for.

READING: TBD

Reading Quiz 3: taken on Moodle between Wednesday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Nov. 3.


Week 12

November 4 – 10

  • Week 11 Readings Discussed
  • Further discussion and topic selection for Project 4
  • Where do you go for research?

READING: TBD


Week 13

November 11 – 17

  • Week 12 Readings Discussed
  • Further discussion and topic selection for Project 4
  • Developing your research paper.

READING: TBD


Week 14

November 18 – 24

  • Week 13 Readings Discussed
  • Body and further development of your research paper.
  • Online Peer Review for Project 4 (Nov. 20 – 24)

READING: TBD


Week 15

November 25 – 27, December 2 – 3 

Course Reflection Paper (Project 5) – Done in Class


Week 16

December 4 – 6

FINAL EXAMINATIONS for SENIORS

December 4 – 10

FINAL EXAMINATIONS

Project 4: Mini-Research Paper DUE by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, Dec. 4 via Moodle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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