English 225: Writing on A Theme: Issues in Education
Instructor: Ann Rasmussen
Group Power Point Presentations for Elements of Teaching:
Feb. 12: Group 1: Authority
Text:A Writer's Reference
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The Elements of Teaching
Readings for 225: These are PDF files that you will bring and bring to class for discussion.
Helpful Hints for Writing Your Essay
Class Power Point Lectures (files will download to your hard drive)
Writing the Group Summary:
Great Web Sites
Week 14: April 23-25: Final Drafts due Thursday. Turn in peer reviewed rought draft with SIGNED peer review sheet.
Week 13: April 16-18: Meet in Michener Library, 2nd floor for peer review. Bring two copies of your essa--one for you and one for your partern. I will have copies of the peer review sheet that you fill out for the draft that you review. Upload your problem solving essay rough draft to Safe Assignment by 11:55 PM, Tuesday, April 16.
Week 12: April 9-11: Tuesday Paragraph Writing; Thursday the Rough Draft. Follow this link for Writing the Thesis Sentence and Outline
Week 11: April 2-4: Due Tuesda:y Outline and proposal for problem soving essay.Proposal and Outline for Problem Solving.Upload to SA by 11:55 PMApril 1 Monday.
Work on exercise sheet for MLA writing quotations. We will look at that exercise Tuesday and Thursday. Review requirement of annotated bib due April 9
Week 10: March 12-14: MLA; how to incorporate borrowed material. Outline and Proposal will be April 2.
Week 9: Make sure to remember to meet in Ross 1240 Computer Lab on Tuesday and Wednesday where we will work on the annotated bibliography.
Revised Syllabus schedule 2.21-3.14 (note that original due dates do not change)
Week 6: Feb. 19-21: Discuss the research process, the assignment, locating sources, the annotated bibliography, finding a topic. For Thursday bring in 3 articles that might be good inspiration for a topic. Locate articles in newspapers, magazines, evening TV news, the interenet. Have 3 different topic selections. Your research essay will be a problem solving essay that presents some sort of problem in education K-12 or even post secondary. Click here for the problem solving essay assignment
Week 5: Feb. 12-14: Tuesday: Group 1: Authority; Thursday Group 2: Order. Responsive Narrative Essay Due. Click here for the assignement: Response/Narrative Essay due
Week 4: Feb. 5-7:
Looking Forward to Week 4:
Week 2: Jan. 22-24: Reading and Quiz Paulo Freire: Chapter to from Pedagogy of the Opressed "The Banking Model of Education"
Week 1: Jan. 15-17: Course introduction; Syllabus, general discussion on American education
Using Black Board, the On Line Classroom