Class Schedule will be updated weekly:
|Week 1-Introduction||8/22 –No Class||8/24
Introduction to Class
What is English105?
College Writing vs. High School Writing
Come with three questions about the syllabus.
Read Tarheel Writing Guide 1-7, 10-20
They Say, I Say: Introduction
|Week 2-Feeder 1||8/29
Introduce Unit 1
Think of a topic you are interested in within Natural Science.
Read They Say, I Say: Part 1:1
Read Tarheel Writing Guide 28-36
Read They Say, I Say: Part 1:2
HW: Read Tar Heel Writing Guide 107-125
Complete English 105 Exercises and Sign Honor Pledge
Library Day Meet at Davis 247
HW: Generate One Annotated Bibliography Entry by Class and place in DropBox.
Read They Say, I Say: Part1:3
U1F1 due on Sunday by 5:00pm
No Class – Labor Day
HW: Read Tar Heel Writing Guide 77-106
Read They Say, I Say: Part 4:16
Workshop on annotated bibliographies
Read They Say, I Say: Part 2: 4,5
|Week 4-Feeder 2||9/12
Translating academic sources for popular/general audiences
Write one paragraph of your Unit 1 Feeder 2 Assignment
Read They Say, I Say: Part 2: 6,7
General Drafting/The Popular Science Article as a Genre
Post new version of Paragraph to Sakai Forums
Read They Say, I Say: Part 3:8,9
Read They Say, I Say Part 3: 10,11
U1F2 due on Sunday by 5:00pm
Workshop on Feeder 2 and argumentative claim
Read Tar Heel Writing Guide Chapter 5: pages 65-70
Pick one popular science article and evaluate its argument, style, and structure.
Write up this evaluation in Sakai Forums
HW: WordPress Blog Reading/Activity
|Week 6-Unit Project||9/26
Rough Draft of U1 Project Due by class
Workshop on introductions/conclusions
Hw: Use Revision Document to Edit rough draft. Write up paragraph reflection on what you changed in your writing based on the Revision worksheet. Post in Sakai Forums-Homework
Workshop on design, format, and style
U1 Project due on Sunday by 5:00pm
|Week 7-Unit 2 Introduction||10/3
Unit 2 Introduction
CLASS IS IN THE MRC, NOT GREENLAW 106
Introduction to Adobe Premier with Greg!
HW: Read Tar Heel Writing Guide pages 37-4.3 Do the exercises as well
Social Science Writing
HW: Readings on Sakai, Under Resources–Readings 10/3/16
How to construct a survey
U2F1 due before class on Monday 10/10
|Week 8-Writing History||10/10
Archive Day with Sarah at Wilson Library Room 504
HW: Summary of library experience. Post to Sakai Forums-Homework
HW: Check out Qualtrics.unc.edu and complete Qualtrics in 5 steps on Sakai 10/12 (Only Parts 1, 4, 5)
Post your survey online and disseminate.
HW: Respond to surveys
Genre of History Documentaries
HW: First 300 words of narrative. Post to Sakai Forums-Homework–Unit 2 Feeder 2 Draft
Workshop first 300 words.
No class – fall break
|Week 10-Making a Video||10/24
U2F2 due by start of class
Feedback for U2F2 placed in Sakai Dropbox.
Meet in MRC with Greg (Undergraduate Library)
HW: Decide how and when you are going to record your narrative
Citations in Social Sciences
Creating your works cited page for your film.
HW: Have your images picked out for your video. Come to next class with how many images you are using.
|Week 11-Workshop Unit 2||10/31
HW: Place recorded Feeder 2 in Sakai dropbox or link to google drive/drop box by start of class.
Workshop completed “rough drafts”
HW: Place link to rough draft of video to Sakai Forums
|Week 12-Introduction Unit 3||11/7
Introduction to Humanities Writing
HW: Unit 2 Project due by start of class
HW: Homework: Write a paragraph reviewing two different book covers.
Visit From Kim Bryant
HW: Find Examples of Book Reviews for your Feeder
Working with Texts and Summary
How to Read like a Humanist
U3F1 due by start of class
HW: First half of summary
Designing your cover
Meet in Design Lab (Undergraduate Library)
U3F2 due by start of class
No class – Thanksgiving Holiday
No class – Thanksgiving Holiday
Selling the Book
Rhetoric of Book Covers
HW: Have a rough draft of your cover
HW: Come up with your 60 second pitch
Workshop 60 second pitch
U3 Project due by start of class
Present Book Covers
Last Day of Class
Final Portfolio due by 5:00pm