English 225: Writing on A Theme: Issues in Education
Instructor: Ann Rasmussen
Text:A Writer's Reference by
The Elements of Teaching
Readings for 225: These are PDF files that you will pring and bring to class for discussion.
A Reason To Teach: Chapter 4 (PDF)
Helpful Hints for Writing Your Essay
Class Power Point Lectures (files will download to your hard drive)
Writing the Group Summary:
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Finals Week: Final May 2: @ 10:45
Week 14: April 17-19: TIB due Tuesday. Read them to the class. Presentations begin Thursday. Visit this link to the grading criteria for the power point presentation.
Week 13: April 10-12: Peer Review of problem solving essay rough draft. Upload draft to Safe Assignment by 11:55 PM April 10 for 15 points. Print Peer Review Sheet. Email drafts to partners as attached files before Tuesday's first peer review session. Partners should read and complete the peer review sheet prior to Tuesday's peer review session.
Week 12: April 3-5: This I believe Statements. Read in class for feedback.
Week 11: March 27-29
Week 10: March 20-22: Thursday: Group Project. Use class period to write the paragraph. Email paragraph to me. We will view the paragraphs next week to review MLA documentation and citation.
Week 9: March 6-8: Tuesday: Outline and Proposal for research paper. Thursday Group 5 and the "Afterward: Elements of Teaching.
Week 7: Feb. 21: Down Load and Read Feb. 21: Mark Edmundson"On the Uses of a Liberal Educaton" (14 pages printed). Quiz, discussion. Thursday Group 4.
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Week 6: Feb. 14-16: Tuesday: Discuss proper MLA documentation--bring Hacker Handbook; For Peer Review on Response /Narrative essay now due Feb. 16, bring a completed draft. Students will work with pardoner. Thursday Group 3. Discuss future assignments.
Week 5: Feb. 7, 9: Tuesday read Feb. 7: Frank McCourt Excerpts from Teacher Man for discussion and quiz. Bring a working outline of your Response/Narrative Essay due Feb. 14. Hopefully we will have time for groups to discuss their outlines. I would also like a couple emailed to me for class discussion. Thursday: Group 2.
Week 4: Jan. 31-Feb. 2: For Tuesday read the introduction to Elements of Teaching read "Ethics" chapter for class discussion. Discuss writing assignment: Response/Narrative Essay due Feb. 14. For Thursday Group ` Presentation from Elements of Teaching "Learning." Read "Levels of Response"
Week 3: Jan. 24-26 Tuesday Meet in Michener Library Room 335. Group Summary Essay Due. Be sure to upload to Safe Assignment on Black Board by noon Tuesday.
Week Two: Jan. 17-19
Week 1: Jan.10-12: Thursday: Read Dewy. Quiz and discussion. Print copy to bring to class. Class discussion: How to do a close reading. Create presentation groups.