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Our schedule is a work-in-progress and is reasonably accurate up through week 5 of the quarter (October 26). Stay tuned and stay flexible!

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Reading

Assignment

M

9/26

 

Assign Anderson, Chapters 1-2

Assign Anderson “Explore Online” (p. 23)

Assign Project 1 (Resume and Cover Letter)

W

9/28

Writing at Work and the Reader-Centered Approach

 

Anderson, “Explore Online” (p. 23) Assignment due

M

10/3

Defining Your Communication’s Objectives: Purpose, Audience, Context

Anderson, Chapter 3

 

W

10/5

Planning for Usability

Document “Testing” (Peer Review)

Anderson, Chapter 4

Draft of Project 1 Due

 

M

10/10

Individual Conferences

Anderson, Chapter 5

Readings for Evocative Objects

 

W

10/12

Individual Conferences (cont.)

Ethos, Logos, Pathos

Reverse, Reinforce, Shape (p. 119)

 

 

Assign Project 5 (Unsolicited Recommendation)

M

10/17

Research Guidelines

Five Reader-Centered Research Methods (151ff)

Anderson, Chapter 6-8

Draft of "object" essay due (please bring two copies)

W

10/19

Persuasion in Action

 

Looking at Data

Thinking Critically about Research

Representing this Data Meaningfully

 

Anderson, “Exercise Your Expertise,” (Exercise 1, p. 143) due

 

M

10/24

Usability Testing on Project 5

Introductions and Conclusions

Anderson, Chapters 10-11

Draft of Project 5 Due

Revision of "object" essay due

 

W

10/26

Individual Conferences

 

 

M

10/31

(No class meeting?--available during office hours and class time for consultation) 

Anderson, Chapter 13-14

 

W

11/2

Drafting Visual Elements

Page Design Basics

Reading Packet for Essay #3

Anderson, “Exercise your Expertise" (Exercise 2, p. 355) due

Revision of Project #5 due

M

11/7

Revision Guidelines

Anderson, Chapter 15

Anderson, “Exercise your Expertise” (Exercise 2, p. 399) due 

 

W

11/9

Peer Review

 

Draft of "social media" essay due (bring 2 copies)

M

11/14

 

Readings for Essay #4

Assign Portfolio

Draft of "literacy autobiography" due (bring 2 copies)

W

11/16

Individual Conferences on Tuesday, 11/15 or Wednesday, 11/16 

 

Final Project Progress Report due

Revision of "social media" essay due (attach earlier drafts)

M

11/21

Discuss Final Projects and Portfolio 

 

Revision of "literacy autobiography" essay due (attach earlier drafts)

W

11/23

Individual Conferences on Tuesday, 11/22 or Wednesday, 11/23 

   

M

11/28

Peer Review of Final Project

 

Draft of Final Project Due (bring 2 copies)

Peer review workshop for portfolio--bring at least one revised document for review

W

11/30

 

 

Peer review workshop for portfolio--bring one or two revised documents for review 

M

12/5

FINAL EXAM

 

Portfolio Due

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Last Update: 11/9/2011