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Schedule

 

Date

Class Activity

Reading Due

Writing Due

T

1/4

Introduction: Learned in 101

Philosophical Ethics

Get ready for Brave New World

 

 

Th

1/6

 

“Five Things You Need to Know about Technological Change”

In-class writing Essay #1

T

1/11

Peer Review Training

Brave New World, ch. 1-4

Basics of Williams’ Style

 

Th

1/13

 

Brave New World, ch. 5-7

 

T

1/18

 

Brave New World, ch. 8-13

Final Draft of Essay #1 due  

Th

1/20

Group Presentations on Brave New World

Brave New World, ch. 14-18

 

T

1/25

NO CLASS MEETING

  • Work on rough draft of Essay #2 (Brave New World essay)--I'll be in my office this day from 8am-1pm if you have any questions

  • Prepare for Peer Review on Thursday

Th

1/27

Peer Review of Essay #2

 

Bring three copies of Essay #2

T

2/1

Arguments and Invention

 

Revised Draft of Essay #2 due

Th

2/3

In-class Writing #1 

 

Reading Project #1 Due 

T

2/8

WPE Scoring 

 

 

Th

2/10

Intro to Research Strategies

 

Reading Project #2 Due

Revision of Essay #1 Due (optional)

Assign Essay #3  

T

2/15

Library Day: Research Strategies

 

 

Th

2/17

Star Trek: TNG, “The Measure of a Man” (2x09)

Joy, “Why the Future Doesn’t Need Us” (online)

Reading Response due  

T

2/22

In-class Writing #2

 

Prospectus and Preliminary Bibliography for Essay #3 due  

Th

2/24

Argument 

 

 

T

3/1

Individual Conferences  

 

No Class Meeting: Acrobat icon Check Conference Schedule  

Th

3/3

Individual Conferences  

 

No Class Meeting: Acrobat icon Check Conference Schedule   

T

3/8

Peer Review  

 

Draft of Essay #3 due (bring two copies)

Th

3/10

 

 

 

Hand in essay #3 (with annotated bibliography and works cited page)

Th

3/17

Final Exam (8am-10:30am) Individual Presentation OR Final Essay Due

 

Presentation Handout  

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Last Update: 02/24/2011