Date Major Due Dates; Homework (due day listed); In class
W 1/23 Introduction to Course
F 1/25 Read Burke and Gee (Moodle) and complete reading notes (optional); Notes
M 1/28 Community Reflection Paper due; Discuss research and emails
W 1/30 Read DoneganGrady; Notes
F 2/1 Read Onion; Notes
M 2/4 Bring in draft of Innovation Paper; Discuss rubric, genre and formatting resources (see Moodle and this handout)
W 2/6 Innovation Paper due; Workshop papers
F 2/8 Workshop papers
M 2/11 Innovation Paper due with revisions; Read Tufte in class
W 2/13 Read sections of Pitt’s “Introducing Public Speaking” (all of The Basics and Writing the Speech); Presentation workshop with sample presentation
F 2/15 Read section on Delivering the Speech from Pitt; Bring outline and visual aid for peer reviews of Presentation 1
M 2/18 Presentation 1
W 2/20 Presentation 1
F 2/22 Presentation 1; Reflection Paper due by end of weekend
M 2/25 Read “Organizing Your Argument,” Dobbin and Kalev, and Hernandez; Argument Analysis and Diversity Activity
W 2/27 Read Damore memo, Jones, and Penny; Notes
F 3/1 Debate Proposal due
M 3/11 Work on research; Discuss stasis theory and notes
W 3/13 Work on research
F 3/15 Research Analysis due
M 3/18 Research Analysis due; Mapping debates
W 3/20 Annotated Bibliography due; Introductions activity
F 3/22 Work on Debate Paper; Debate Paper Samples
M 3/25 Debate Paper due for peer reviews; Debate Paper Rubric
W 3/27 Conferences
F 3/29 Conferences
M 4/1 Debate Paper due with revisions; Ethics Activity
W 4/3 Paper Reflection due; Discuss notes and sample slides
F 4/5 Peer review presentations
M 4/8 Presentation 2
W 4/10 Presentation 2
F 4/12 Presentation 2
M 4/15 Presentation 2; Reflection Paper due for Presentation 2 by the end of the day
W 4/17 Read Tufekci (optional Reading Notes); Notes
T 4/23 Read McIntosh; Notes
W 4/24 Work on Ethics Paper
F 4/26 Bring draft of Ethics Paper to class; Discussion questions and Zaino
M 4/29 Workshop papers
W 5/1 Ethics Paper due with revisions; A/V Workshop
F 5/3 Work on Final Assignment; Peer review presentations
M 5/6 Presentations
W 5/8 Presentations
T 5/14 Final Assignment due with reflection (for videos and podcasts); Reflection Paper due (for presentations)