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Faris English112 Fall2012 Schedule

Faris English112 Fall2012 Schedule

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English 112: Blugold Seminar, Fall 2012, cont.

Please Note: • e schedule is subject to change in response to our progress throughout the course. Individual dates later in the term are not as ushed out so that we can have exibility when it comes to our individual and collective needs as the term progresses. • e schedule for blog posts, responses, and Twitter activity is not yet listed. • Assignments and reading are due in class on date noted. Readings will be available on Lore. • Directions for completing assignments will be on the course website. Segment One: Reading the Conversations Week 1: Wednesday, Sept. 5 Introductions Overview Syllabus Initial Self-Assessment Read Winzenburg, “In the Facebook Era, Students Tell You Everything” in class Introduce Rhetorical Précis and Summaries assignment Friday, Sept. 7 Initial Writing Sample due Read “Introduction” in Blugold Guide (xvi-xix) Read Brownlee, “ is Creepy App,” Hill, “ e Reaction,” and Connelly, “A Picture’s Worth” Rhetorical Précis of Brownlee, Hill, or Connelly Visit Center for Writing Excellence at 12:40 Week 2: Monday, Sept. 10 Read Bartholomae, “Inventing the University” Read Wilhoit, “Critical Reading” in Blugold Guide (pp. 539554) Read Section 16c on summarizing and paraphrasing in Blugold Guide (pp. 131-135) Read Smith, “Generation Why?” Rhetorical Précis of Smith Rhetorical Précis and Summary of Bartholomae Wednesday, Sept. 12 Read Jarvis, excerpts from Public Parts Read Blatterer, “Social Networking” Rhetorical Précis and Summary of Blatterer or Jarvis Friday, Sept. 14 Rhetorical Précis and Summaries (Revisions) due Self Assessment Essay due Introduce Rhetorical Analysis Segment Two: Understanding Perspective Week 3: Monday, Sept. 17 Read Herrick, “An Overview of Rhetoric” in Blugold Guide (pp. 485-514) What is Rhetoric? Wednesday, Sept. 19 Read Selzer and Faigley, “Analyzing Written Arguments” Read Albrechtslund, “Online Social Networking” Friday, Sept. 21 Read Facebook’s Data Use Policy Read Fernback and Papacharissi, “Online Privacy as Legal Safeguard” Week 4: Monday, Sept. 24 Read Barnet and Bedau, “Visual Rhetoric” in Blugold Guide (pp. 515-538) Visual Rhetoric in Comics about Social Networking Sites Wednesday, Sept. 26 Have watched We Live in Public (I will be showing this lm on Tuesday at 10:00 AM in Hibbard 212 and will try to arrange another viewing as well) Friday, Sept. 28 Read Parry, “Privacy is a Public Value” Read Calacanis, “We Live in Public” Week 5: Monday, Oct. 1 Read Nissenbaum, “Protecting Privacy in the Information Age” Rough draft of Rhetorical Analysis due Wednesday, Oct. 3 Read Boyd and Marwick, “Social Steganography” Read Lange, “Publicly Private and Privately Public” Friday, Oct. 5 Final Rhetorical Analysis due Self Assessment Essay due Introduce Segment ree assignments and Final Project -7-

English 112: Blugold Seminar, Fall 2012, cont. Schedule, cont.
Segment Week 6: Monday, Oct. 8 Brainstorm research topoi and questions Wednesday, Oct. 10 Read Chapter 13 in Blugold Guide (pp. 101-107) Friday, Oct. 11 Tentative visit to library Read Chapter 14 in Blugold Guide (pp. 108-119) I-Search Essay due Week 7: Monday, Oct. 15 Read everyone’s I-Search Essay and bring “Valentines” to class Wednesday, Oct. 17 Read Chapter 15 in Blugold Guide (pp. 120-128) Draft of Annotated Bibliography due Friday, Oct. 19 TBA Week 8: Monday, Oct. 22 Draft of Exploring the Conversation Essay with Annotated Bibliography due Wednesday, Oct. 24 TBA Friday, Oct. 26 Exploring the Conversation Essay with Annotated Bibliography due Self Assessment Essay due ree: Cultivating Complexity Segment Four: Joining the Conversation Week 9: Monday, Oct. 29 TBA Wednesday, Oct. 31 TBA Friday, Nov. 2 Draft of Final Project due Week 10: Monday, Nov. 5 TBA Wednesday, Nov. 7 Draft of Final Performance Essay due Friday, Nov. 9 Final Project due Final Performance Essay due Submit nal Electronic Portfolio


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