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Eng102 Xfiles Syllabus

Eng102 Xfiles Syllabus

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English Composition 102 Syllabus
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Spring 2011
ENG 102-22: Mulder, Scully, and You
Instructor:
Cynthia Bateman
Contact Information:
Office: PH 2225Email: cbatema@siue.eduPhone: (618) 650-3971
 
Office Hours: T 1:30 – 3:30 and by appointment
Required Text:
Lunsford, Andrea A., John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters.
 Everything's an Argument with Readings, 4th ed 
. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006.
(EV)
Readings on Blackboard
(BB)Course Description:
This course will serve to further develop basic writing and analytical skillsdeveloped in English 101. In addition, using the 1990’s cult phenomenon,
The X-Files,
this course willfoster key critical inquiry skills necessary for evaluating information and assessing situatedknowledges. Following Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in their pursuit of the “truth,” this section of English 102 will examine the nature of concepts such as truths, beliefs, and facts looking specifically attheir origins of construction. This course will culminate in the completion of an analytical analysis project consisting of original student research.
Class Policies:
Attendance and Tardiness:
You are allowed to miss four class periods. If you missmore than four class periods, that is, upon your fifth absence,
you will be dropped fromthis course.
This class begins at 11:00. I will be on time, and I expect you to be on time.Three episodes of tardiness will count as one absence. Also, failure to attend scheduledconferences will count as one absence. Assignments are due at the beginning of class.
Late work will not be accepted!
Participation:
Participation in class discussions, group work, and conferenceappointments is required.
 
Electronics Policy:
The use of cell phones, ipods, ipads, laptop computers, etc... is prohibited in class.
Plagiarism: Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated.
If you use someone else’swords or thoughts without crediting them, you are guilty of plagiarism. Evidence of  plagiarism will result in a failing grade for this course and a report filed with the Provost.Please visit the following site for a thorough explanation of SIUE’s policy regarding plagiarism: http://www.siue.edu/lovejoylibrary/services/instruction/plagiarism.shtml.
Course Work*:
Reading Responses
Episode Analyses
Quizzes
Blogging
Class Presentation
Analytical Analysis Package-
 
includes the following deliverables: Areas of Inquirysubmission, thesis statements x2, annotated bibliography, status updates x3, peer evaluation, and final analysis document.
*
detailed information on all deliverables will be presented separately at appropriate times
Bateman/ENG 102 Syllabus- Spring 20111
 
Spring 2011
ENG 102-22: Mulder, Scully, and You
Blog:
The web address of our class blog is
(See bloghandout)
Grading:
There are 2000 points available during the course of the semester. These will be distributedas follows:
Reading Responses
(RR)
(8 x 30 points each) 240
Episode Analyses
(EA)
(7 x 30 points each) 210
Quizzes
(Q)
(10 x 25 points each) 250
Blog participation 100
Class Presentation 100
Class Participation 150
Analytical Analysis Package:
o
Areas of Inquiry submission
(AI)
25
o
Thesis #1
(T1)
30
o
Thesis Response
(TR)
30
o
Thesis #2
(T2)
50
o
Annotated Bibliography
(AB)
200
o
Status Updates
(SU)
(3 x 30 points each) 90
o
Response to Status Update #2
(SUR)
25
o
Final Document500
Daily Schedule:
***I reserve the right to alter this schedule throughout the semester. Changes to thedaily schedule will be announced
in class only
.***
Week One
o
Monday 1/10- Hello, world!
o
Wednesday 1/12- “On Truth and Lies” (BB)
o
Friday 1/14- Episode backgrounds,
RR due, quiz
Week Two
o
Monday 1/17- no class
o
Wednesday 1/19- “The Fixation of Belief” (BB),
RR due, quiz
o
Friday 1/21- Episode: “The Erlenmeyer Flask”
Week Three
o
Monday 1/24- “The Truth is Out There” (BB),
RR due, EA due (on “TheErlenmeyer Flask”), quiz
o
Wednesday 1/26- Episode: “Little Green Men”
o
Friday 1/28-
EA due
Week Four 
o
Monday 1/31- “Civil Disobedience” (handout),
RR due, quiz
o
Wednesday 2/2- Episode: “The Post-Modern Prometheus”
o
Friday 2/4- Episode: “Eve,”
EA due (on “The Post-Modern Prometheus”)
Week Five
o
Monday 2/7- “Postdemocratic Society and the Truth Out There” (BB),
RR due, quiz
o
Wednesday 2/9- Episode: “The Pine Bluff Variant”
o
Friday 2/11-
EA due
Week Six
Bateman/ENG 102 Syllabus- Spring 20112
 
Spring 2011
ENG 102-22: Mulder, Scully, and You
o
Monday 2/14- “ ‘I Want to Believe:’ William James and
The X-Files”
(BB),
RR due, quiz
o
Wednesday 2/16- Episode: “X-Cops”
o
Friday 2/18-
Week Seven
o
Monday 2/21- EV Ch 5, “The Allegory of the Cave” (handout),
quiz, RR due, EAdue
o
Wednesday 2/23- Episode: “Paper Hearts”
o
Friday 2/25-
exercise #1 on page 135 of EV due (hard copy, do not email)
Week Eight
o
Monday 2/28- EV Ch 6,
quiz, complete exercise #5 on page 173 of EV due (hardcopy, do not email)
o
Wednesday 3/2- Episode: “Field Trip,”
AI due
o
Friday 3/4-
EA due
Week Nine
o
Monday 3/7- Friday 3/11 Spring Break-
T1 posted to blog by 11:59pm on Friday3/11
Week Ten
o
Monday 3/14- Library Visit: Online Catalogue
o
Wednesday 3/16- EV Ch 12,
TR posted to blog by 11:59pm
o
Friday 3/18- work on thesis statements in class,
T2 due, posted to blog by 11:59pm
Week Eleven
o
Monday 3/21- Library Visit: Evaluating Sources
o
Wednesday 3/23- EV Ch 18
o
Friday 3/25- Library research day
Week Twelve
o
Monday 3/28- EV Ch 19,
exercise #1 on page 547 of EV due (hard copy, do notemail)
o
Wednesday 3/30- EV 589-590
o
Friday 4/1-
Week Thirteen
o
Monday 4/4- EV Ch 17,
exercise #1 on page 512 of EV (we will do this in class)
o
Wednesday 4/6- EV pp 792-798
o
Friday 4/8-
annotated bib due (hard copy, do not email), SU due- posted to blogby 11:59pm
Week Fourteen
o
Monday 4/11- class presentations
o
Wednesday 4/13- class presentations
o
Friday 4/15- class presentations
, SU with excerpt due- posted to blog by 11:59pm
Week Fifteen
o
Monday 4/18- conferences
o
Wednesday 4/20- Episode “Post-Modern Prometheus”
SUR posted to blog by 11:59pm
o
Friday 4/22- no class, instructor at PCA/ACA conference
Week Sixteen
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