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Schedule

The following schedule is tentative and may change. Note when essay and reading assignments are given and when they are due. Plan well in advance so that you can complete these assignments on time.

 

Date

Class Activity

Reading Due

Writing Due

 

M

9/30

Introduction: Learned in 101

Philosophical Ethics

 

 

 

W

10/2

 

“Five Things You Need to Know about Technological Change”

In-class writing Essay #1

 

M

10/7

Peer Review Training--triage

Brave New World, ch. 1-4

 Williams’s Style: Rules versus Myths

 

 

W

10/9

Groups A and B

Brave New World, ch. 5-7

Review They Say, I Say, Pt. 1

 

 

M

10/14

Peer Review Training-ethos, logos and pathos

Brave New World, ch. 8-13; Williams’s Style: Characters & Actions

 

 

 

 

W

10/16

Groups C, D and E

Brave New World, ch. 14-18

 

 

M

10/21

 

 

Final Draft of Essay #1 due;  In-class writing Essay #2

 

W

10/23

Peer Review of Essay #2

They Say, I Say, Pt 2

Bring three copies of Essay #2

 

M

10/28

Prepare Group Presentations

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

 

 

W

10/30

Group Presentations

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

Assign Essay #3

 

M

11/4

Peer Review Training; Refresher on the Basics of Ethics

 

 

 

W

11/6

Library Day

 

 Final Draft of Essay #2 due

 

M

11/11

Veterans Day Holiday

 

 

 

W

11/13

Research Strategies

Joy, “Why the Future Doesn’t Need Us” (online); Style: Concision and Emphasis

Reading Response due

 

M

11/18

Midterm (practice WPE)

 

Prospectus and Preliminary Bibliography for Essay #3 due

 

W

11/20

Star Trek: TNG episode 35

 

 

 

M

11/25

Peer Review Training

 They Say, I Say, Pt. 3

 

 

W

11/27

Peer Review

 

Draft of Essay #3 due (bring three copies)

 

M

12/2

Individual Presentations

 

Presentation Handout

 

 

W

12/4

Individual Presentations

 

Presentation Handout

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

 

M

12/9

Final Exam 1:30-4:00

 

Final Exam

 

 

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