WR 122   CRN13471   Winter 2017 
12:45pm - 02:25 MW    MDR 120
WK class In-class activity/material to cover   Homework/ Assignment (written work due) for next class --
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SYLLABUS óresources for review as needed: MLA style,  MLA Tutorial youtube, MLA template (Optional)  
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Reading in class Monday:
Starting Notes on Analogy (Sec.1 only) and
 for additional more formal explaining: Analogic  Reasoning (optional)
Examples using shared understanding to reason and convince |
Dillard essay |
Suderman essay
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 [A1 WRITE: In c.300-500 wds (MLA) write a personal response (i.e. your thinking...) to the Suderman essay OR the Dillard essay as an example of reasoning by analogy. Include examples to show how successful it is in making its point. If relevant, relate a brief account/situation that illustrates an idea or issue that relates to your view of the reading. Cite the reading as needed for appropriate credit and evidence. Underline your thesis sentence. Use experiential, concrete detail and comparisons, and avoid abstractions. (LO:1,2,3,6)
1/11 -Discuss assignment -- questions, MLA etc. and Likenesses | Harris essay | Analogy exercise | Narrative | Story quality | Tyson Ted Talk on perception/reasoning (to 11:49) Personal account, especially what something was "like," (i.e. story) while questionable, may be the most persuasive logic??
Very short thoughtful stories | Academic articles on the use of "story."
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 [A2 Write a personal, narrative/descriptive essay (300-500wds) that uses an activity, object or event to illustrate an idea and show something about life. It could be a parable, saying or teaching/wisdom story. It should show/prove a point more than tell it directly. e.g. write about thunder eggs (geodes) to show "don't judge a book by the cover".... (LO:1,2,3,4,5,6)
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Knowledge, Belief, Evidence. Tyson on Belief and Risk |
Notes Personal Persuasive  OpEd
(LO1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
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Catch up with A1 and A2
1/18  Analogy exercise (Op-eds or persuasive writing uses Signal Phrases & facts within sentences, but does not require parenthetical cites and Works Cited)--classic appeals --   Find news photo or ad and Do NewsphotoEx. to
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A3 READ: an online op-ed (please print out a hard copy) Find and LABEL these parts of the argument ON the printout: 1) underline the thesis, 2) ID main reasons and evidence, 3) any counterargument and 4) in a separate MLA doc. [c.200 wds] evaluate the effect of the op-ed from your own thinking--include a title....   (LO:1,2,3,4,5,6) 
3 1/23
Do/finish A3 in class. Then cover how Op-eds use Signal Phrases & facts within sentences, but do not require parenthetical cites and Works Cited)--Research for facts: JStor, Google Scholar, databases, reliableweb. Give author info, date, place found,  IN THE SENTENCES, NOT in ( ). Research-Jewell text- optional. to
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READ/ REFER: Notes Persuasive/Op-Ed | topic loop- to find a focus for Op-Ed e.g. op-ed | op-ed w/facts Immigration  with facts | Research sources: Research-Jewell text- cocc databases | searchweb
WRITE: 900-1000 wd draft of your OpEd for Peer edit next class.
1/25 Credit sources with Signal Phrases and be sure every statement clearly has a source/authority--i.e. "I" or credit and Research-Jewell text | Peer edit to
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--Review as needed: story quality, appeals, counter argument | Signal Phrase handout | Notes Persuasive/Op-Ed |  find 3-5 sources | Title Ideas
4 1/30  Peer editing of OpEd |  Packet Contents |   E1 scoring form  | Title Ideas do
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Finalize packet for Op-Ed--Essay 1
2/1 Turn in Op-Ed--Essay 1 Finding, verifying sources:  primary and secondary  Review Notes on Argument | | animated video on Philosophy of Deductive Argument to
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 A4   In 300+ wds, (MLA) Find and cite location of an example of primary and secondary "versions" of the same source. Discuss the value of each to convince a reader. "How might "fake news" relate to these levels?
5 2/6 Notes for E2 major essay | On Fact/Faith/Belief |Fact or Opinion? video  Tyson on Belief and Risk |  | Fields of Study list | youtube on Finding a Topic to
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exploring possible topics for  Notes for E2 major essay | Loop Topic Exploration
2/8 Citing web sites APA | APA in-text citing | starting Sites for verifying facts  Peer Reviewed articles, reference works. See Fields of Study list | Fields and Styles| easybib.com | Citation Builder | Writing in different fields of study to
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READ: Research section of Jewell text | OWL on research writing | explore possible topics | | easybib.com | Citation Builder | Stage 1 journal
6 2/13 COCC peer rev. databases | Elements of argument | Formal Argument |Notes for E2 major essay to
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 A5 Basic citing/bibliographic exercise  APA at OWL  MLA at OWL | 3 styles compared | Work on Stage 1 journal
2/15 Basic topic exploration ex. | Taylor on Topic choice
  Writing in different fields of study |  Stage 1 journal due=A6 | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal
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Refine topic choice | Citation Builder for list of possible sources | Fact or Opinion? video | work on | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal
7 2/20 Finding the topic, re-shaping the thesis |youtube Research Questions | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal Proposal to
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 Loop Topic Exploration as needed to further refine focus--Proposal     
2/22 Proposal stage work on Stage 2 journal to
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Work on
Proposal
8 2/27 Annotated Bibliography as guide for citing in Proposal to
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APA sample paper
3/1  Discuss good evidence --review stages of evidence
OWL Guide to evaluate sources | Evaluation docx
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review stages of evidence  A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2
9 3/6 A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2 Journal due  -|-counter argument work on Stage 3 journal | Position Paper Work Page to
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work on Stage 3 journal=A9 APA sample paper
3/8 Building the sequence of material--outlining/notes
Collage/Scripting Grid | Position Paper Work Page

 MS APA template
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Work on organizing draft  |-BRING in next class a printout of  paper so far for peer edit/conference- APA sample paper--work on A9 PROGRESS Stage 3 Journal  MS APA template
10 3/13 Workshop/peer edit |  epigraph/title /conclusion A9 PROGRESS Stage 3 Journal due --Conferences on the rough draft  MS APA template | E2 Scoring to
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work on draft  APA in Minutes-youtube
 MS APA template |  E2 Scoring
3/15 Workshop/peer edit | problem solve, polish | APA in Minutes-youtube | Conferences on the rough draft |
E2 packet-including A6-A10 and any other research notes, etc.
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finalize packet for E2  E2 Scoring
  A10 PROGRESS Last Stage Journal
11 3/22
Final Exam W 1:00--3:00  p.m.
Last day to turn in E2
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