RW = Joseph Harris’s Rewriting

Date Major Due Dates; Homework (due day listed); In class
M 8/24 Introduction to Course; Unit 1 Overview
W 8/26 Read Barrett and Myers
M 8/31 Meditation Observation due; Read RW Introduction and Ch. 1
W 9/2 Read Lynch (Moodle) and Ratnayake
M 9/7 Paper 1 due for peer reviews; Paper 1 rubric; Read Burger; Citations exercise; Read Reid; Discuss quotations
W 9/9 Conferences
M 9/14 Paper 1 revisions due; Read Unit 2 Overview
W 9/16 Paper Reflection due, Read RW Ch. 2
M 9/21 Read Schalk and Febos
W 9/23 Read Loofbourow
M 9/28 Coming to Terms with Culture paper due
W 9/30 Paper 2 Research due; Mapping Paper 2 activity; Discuss plagiarism resources (here, here, and here); Writing obstacles activity
M 10/5 Paper 2 due for peer reviews in class; Paper 2 rubric and peer review handout
W 10/7 Conferences
M 10/12 Paper 2 revisions due; Complete paper reflection, read Unit 3 Overview
W 10/14 Read RW Ch. 3; Midterm Reflection due by end of Friday
M 10/19 Read King and Gladwell
W 10/21 Coming to Terms with Issues paper due
M 10/26 Paper 3 due for peer reviews in class; Discuss APA guidelines
W 10/28 Optional conferences; Paper 3 revisions due by Friday
M 11/2 Read Unit 4 Overview and “Public Speaking” from Univ. of Pittsburgh; Complete paper reflection
W 11/4 Presentation outline and visual aid due for peer reviews
M 11/9 Presentations
W 11/11 Presentations
M 11/16 Presentations
W 11/18 Read RW Ch. 4 and 5; Presentation Reflection due by Friday
M 11/23 Discuss reflexivity and metatext, Paper 4 editing handout
W 12/2 Paper 4 due
W 12/9 Final Reflection due