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English 4900 schedule, spring 2018

Updated 1/10/18

Note that this schedule of meeting and assignments is tentative. I will make adjustments as need arises, giving ample notice in class and on the web when making changes in the schedule.

 
Day/Date
Assignments due
In class
Week 1
Wed. Jan. 10

Introduction to course
Course syllabus
On plagiarism

Reflective response 1

Thurs. Jan. 11
Drop/add ends
 
Week 2
Mon. Jan. 15
MLK Day holiday
 
Wed. Jan. 17
Faculty advisor acknowledgment form
Discussion of topic viability,
theoretical or critical contexts
Week 3
Mon. Jan. 22
Project prospectus due in D2L
(by 6:00 p.m.)
 
Wed. Jan. 24
Reflective response 2
Discussion of topics
and organization
Research orientation
Week 4
Wed. Jan. 31
Annotated bibliography in D2L
No class meeting
Individual conferences
Week 5
Mon. Feb. 5
Paper: pages 1-5 in D2L
 
Wed. Feb. 7  
In-class workshopping
Week 6
Mon. Feb. 12
Paper: revised pages 1-5 in D2L
 
Wed. Feb. 14  
No class meeting
Individual conferences
Week 7
Mon. Feb. 19
Paper: pages 1-10 in D2L
 
Wed. Feb. 21  
In-class workshopping
Week 8
Wed. Feb. 28
Paper: pages 1-15 in D2L
Reflective response 3
No class meeting
Individual conferences
Fri. March 2  
Workshopping outside of class
Week 9 Wed. March 7
 Paper: pages 1-20 in D2L
Last day to withdraw 

with "W" grade
 
No class meeting
Individual conferences
Fri. March 9
 
Workshopping outside of class
 
Mon. March 12-
Fri. March 16
 Spring break
 Spring break
Week 10
Mon. March 19
Paper: complete draft in D2L 
 
Wed. March 21

 

In-class workshopping
Week 11
Wed. March 28
Reflective response 4
Paper: revised complete draft in D2L
No class meeting
Individual conferences
Week 12
Wed. April 4
Cut-down presentation draft in D2L
No class meeting
Individual conferences
Week 13
Mon. April 9
Cut-down presentation revision in D2L
 
Wed. April 11  
No class meeting
Individual conferences
Week 14
Mon. April 16
 
Individual conferences
Wed. April 18
Cut-down presentation final draft in D2L
Reflective response 5
Presentation rehearsal
Week 15
Mon. April 23
Digital display docs due via email by midnight
Individual conferences
Wed. April 25  
Presentation rehearsal in SLC
(Foundation Boardroom in cafeteria)
Week 16
Wed. May 2
Paper: revised final draft in D2L
Presentations