WR 122   CRN10208   Winter 2017 
3:15pm - 04:55pm TTH    PIO 200D
WK class In-class activity/material to cover   Homework/ Assignment (written work due) for next class --
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SYLLABUSóreview as needed: MLA style, MLA Tutorial youtube computer tutorials, MLA template, |  e.g. "basic computer skills" -
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Class notes on Analogy (Sec. I only) | Analogic  Reasoning--optional as more formal explanation |  Analogy uses shared understanding to reason and convince.| e.g. 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)
1/12 -Discuss assignment -- questions, MLA etc. and Likenesses | Harris essay |  Analogy exercise | Narrative | Story quality | Tyson Ted Talk :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 on Persuasive/OpEd |   NewsphotoEx.
(LO1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
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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) 
1/19 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- Notes on Persuasive/OpEd | topic loop- to find a focus if needed | 3 more examples: Op-ed on Min. Wageanother with facts |The Value of Humanities  
WRITE: 900-1000 wd draft of your OpEd for Peer editing next class with 3-5 Signal Phrases that give sources/facts that can be found and verified.
NO ( ) references or Works Cited.
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Counter argument | title ideas  | -Peer editing of OpEd draft | Packet Contents |  Notes on Persuasive/OpEd | Title Ideas to
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--Review as needed: story quality, Signal Phrase handout , appeals, counter argument | Notes on Persuasive/OpEd | find 3-5 sources. | Title Ideas
1/26 Credit sources with signal phrases and be sure every statement clearly has a source/authority--i.e. "I" or credit   E1 scoring form | Peer editing to
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Finalize packet and any additional editing forms, prewriting etc.  Op-Ed--Essay 1
4 1/31 Turn in Op-Ed Packet--Essay 1 Finding, verifying sources: primary, secondary| Sites for verifying facts| Review Notes on Argument | animated video on Philosophy of Deductive Argument... do
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A4   In 300+ wds, (MLA) Find an example of primary and, secondary "versions" of the same source. Discuss the value of each to convincing a reader. "How might "fake news" relate to these levels?
2/2 On Fact/Faith/Belief | Tyson on: Arg. from Ignorance [@04:00] Notes for E2 major essay to
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explore possible topics from  Notes for E2 major essay  | Finding a Topic
5 2/7 starting Sites for verifying facts | Tyson on: Arg. from Ignorance [@04:00] | COCC peer rev. databases | Fields of Study list | do Loop Topic Exploration to
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Research section of Jewell text | easybib.com | Citation Builder |
2/9 Citing web sites APA | APA in-text citing | Peer Reviewed articles, reference works. See Fields of Study list | Fields and Styles | A6=Stage 1 journal | easybib.com | Citation Builder to
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A5  Basic citing/bibliographic exercise  APA at OWLMLA at OWL | 3 styles compared | Work on Stage 1 journal elements.
6 2/14  Writing in different fields of study | Citation Builder | A6 Stage 1 journal to
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Fact or Opinion? video | continue research to settle a topic suitable for E2
2/16 Basic topic exploration ex. | Taylor on Topic choice | youtubes on Argument | Stage 1 A6 journal due review details for  Stage 2 journal GD to Research questions to
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continue refining topic  Stage 2 A7/8 journal
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7 2/21 Finding the topic, re-shaping the thesis for Stage 2 journal  Proposal  to
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Work on Proposal  | Stage 2 journal
2/23 Proposal stage APA sample paper to
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Work on  Stage 2 journal
8 2/28 Annotated Bibliography as guide for citing in Proposal to
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review stages of evidence
3/2 OWL Guide to evaluate sources | Evaluation docx to
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work on A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2 Journal
9 3/7 A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2 Journal due  -|-counter argument work on Stage 3 journal | Position Paper Work Page | MS APA template to
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work on organizing draft | Position Paper Work Page  MS APA template
3/9 Building the sequence of material | Position Paper Work Page | (outlining/notes  |APA sample paper | Collage/Scripting Grid| MS APA template | E2 Scoring to
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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 3/14 Workshop/peer edit |  find epigraph/title/ conclusion A9=Stage 3 journal due-- Conferences on the rough draft  MS APA template | E2 Scoring to
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Finalize  E2    MS APA template | E2 Scoring
3/16 Workshop//peer edit  | problem solve, polish-- Conferences on the rough draft   E2 Scoring |
E2 packet-including A6-A10 and any other research notes, etc.
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  A10 PROGRESS Last Stage Journal is the PROCESS WRITING part of the E2Packet includes A6-A9 (and A10 as the process writing).  E2 Scoring
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Final Exam: 3:15-5:15 pm
Last day to turn in E2 packet-
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