Author Archives: Michael Elkins

5/8/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Review comp results Making use of the work you do in college Identify three essays for final Review program outcomes Review Process Notes In-Class Writing Process Notes Guidelines: First, contextualize Identify the assignment and include a short description … Continue reading

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5/6/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure: Survey They Say/I Say Group Reading & Discussion Group Reading & Discussion: 2b or not 2b (pg 335 They Say/I Say) Homework Due: Reading only Homework Assigned: Draft two of essay three is due Friday. No Class Friday 10th.

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5/3/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure: QCCCR Leaving Class Early & Attendance Policy Deposits/Withdraws 5 Min NOTLD Assignment Assessment Comprehensive Exam Review Using Quotations Model NOTLD Papers NOTLD Assessment: Spend 5-7 minutes writing about you impressions of the NOTLD assignment. I am debating whether … Continue reading

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4/29/13 Class Structure Homework Notes

Class Structure:  Question/Problems With Research Cover Letters Hunter S. Thompson Group Activity Cover Letters: Introduce you to the employer.  Focus on your unique skill set. Demonstrate some of your knowledge/credentials. Highlight your writing ability. Persuasive in nature. Corporate Reading:  Hunter … Continue reading

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4/26/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Group Reading Small Group Discussion of Text and Exercise Group Discussion Group Reading:  “Move Over Boys, Make Room in the Crease” by Sara Maratta. Small Group Discussion: Discuss chapter 10 of They Say/I Say, “The Art of Metacommentary” … Continue reading

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4/24/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Rejection Group Reading Small Group Activity Corporate Discussion of Texts Group Reading:  Read “The Art of Language, Obama Style” as a class. Small Group Discussion: Discuss chapter nine of They Say/I Say, “Ain’t So/Is Not.”  Focus on the points below, … Continue reading

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4/22/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Discussion on Sources Small Group Activity  Group Discussion Evaluating  Online Sources:  “Your job is to conduct an inquiry, not to shop around for sources” (Bean 121). How do you determine the quality  of online sources? Journal Databases like Jstor. Nationally circulated … Continue reading

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