Schedule

Course Schedule

 

All changes to this schedule will be announced in class and on Sakai.

Assignments are to be completed before the date listed.  Please bring your texts to class daily.

 

Week Day Date Topic Reading Assignment Assignment Due
1 Tu 8.25 Intro to Course

Rhetorical Situation

Th 8.27 Terms of Art Rewriting, introduction and chapter 1

(8.27 is the last day to add/drop)

Assign Coming to Terms
2 Tu 9.1 Recognizing rhetorical moves Freakonomics, ch1

Rewriting, ch2

Th 9.3 Rhetorical moves, cont’d Freakonomics, ch2

Rewriting, ch3

3 Tu 9.8 Peer Review

Levels of edit

Due: draft of Coming to Terms (hard copy)
Th 9.10 Professor Review Bring draft to conference
4 Tu 9.15 IMRAD pdf on Blackboard, “Reading and Writing Research Reports” Assign 30 day challenge
Th 9.17 Conventions of Science Writing pdf of report on Delphic Oracle gases on Blackboard
5 Tu 9.22 Conducting a literature review
Th 9.24 Digital research tools Bring 30 day challenge data to class
6 Tu 9.29 Inventing Research Questions and problems Freakonomics, chs3-4 Assign Researched Argument
Th 10.1 Data visualization bring 30 day challenge data to class
7 Tu 10.6 NO CLASS – Midterm Break
Th 10.8 Arguing from Data Freakonomics, chs5-6
8 Tu 10.13 Infographics   Assign Infographic; Bring 30 day challenge report progress to class
Th 10.15 Visual Rhetoric
9 Tu 10.20 Peer Review Bring hard copy of 30 day challenge report
Th 10.22 Professor Review Bring hard copy of 30 day challenge report to conference
10 Tu 10.27 Building argument through research Stiff, to p.60
Th 10.29 Forwarding Stiff 61-112; review Rewriting, ch2
11 Tu 11.3 Countering Stiff 113-166; review Rewriting, ch3
Th 11.5 Rhetorical moves cont’d Stiff 167-220; Rewriting, ch4
12 Tu 11.10 Mini peer review Bring researched argument progress to class (1-2 pages)
Th 11.12 Paragraphing Stiff, 221 to end
13 Tu 11.17 Style and Usage Bring researched argument progress to class (4+ pages)
Th 11.19 Revision; Peer Review  Rewriting, ch5 Bring researched argument progress to class (5+ pages)
14 Tu 11.24 Cont’d
Th 11.26 NO CLASS – Thanksgiving Break
15 Tu 12.1 Professor Review Bring researched argument to conference
Th 12.3 Course Evaluations; Wrap up Due: Researched argument and Infographic
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