WR 122   CRN 11532 WINTER 2018 
5:45Pm - 7:35PM     MW    RDM 312
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SYLLABUS  resources for review as needed:
 
MLA style,  MLA Tutorial youtube, MLA template (Optional)  
Writing Commons Text
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 [A1 WRITE  Using Exploring (basic glossing of) a Word  Gloss the word "argument."  Download, complete via computer, save to your flash drive, etc.
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-Discuss assignment Starting  Notes on Analogy (Sec.1 only)  Analogic  Reasoning (formal) and | Narrative | Notes on Story quality | Tyson UFO Ted Talk | Very short thoughtful stories | e.g.Academic articles on the use of "story."  |  Dillard essay | Likenesses | Harris essay | Analogy exercise to
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 A2 "write a personal response (250-300wds)  to the Harris OR the Bronowski or Dillard essay as an example of reasoning by analogy. Include examples to show how successful the essay is in making its point. Cite the reading as needed for appropriate credit and evidence. Use a thematic title and underline your thesis sentence...... (LO:1,2,3,4,5,6)
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NO CLASS-- then Knowledge, Belief, Evidence as our square one on any tto 11:49 | The 3 Rhetorical Appeals...(LO1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
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Research and write notes on the "Aristotelian Appeals" aka "Classical Persuasive Appeals" for discussion next class. Use general references to fully explore all three most used appeals.
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Discuss  A2   Tyson on UFOs | youtube on Appeals | Using Appeals | more on Persuasive Rhetoric | Notes Personal Persuasive  OpEd |  Op-eds that use Signal Phrases & facts within sentences to give evidence, but does not use parenthetical cites and Works Cited.
-rev. Notes on Story | rev. Analogy/OpEd
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Find news photo or ad and identify the Appeals.
Finding OpEds--Google a topic+OpEd or just "OpEd."
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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, [may not be at the beginning...]and 2) identify the main appeal find/cite evidence from the OpEd to support that. WRITE:  3). in a separate MLA doc. [c.250-300 wds]evaluate the effect/success of the op-ed from your own thinking.
-Do include a title for your evaluation of the OpEd.
-Staple the OpEd to your evaluation. 
 
(LO:1,2,3,4,5,6) 
3 M
1/22
discuss 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 ( ). to
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READ/ REFER: Notes Persuasive/Op-Ed | Topic Exp- to find a focus for Op-Ed e.g. op-ed | op-ed w/facts Immigration  with facts | Research sources: cocc databases | searchweb
WRITE: 900-1000 wd draft of your OpEd for Peer edit next class.
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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 M
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 Peer editing of OpEd |  Packet Contents |   E1 scoring form  | Title Ideas or Google for your theme word+sayings do
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Finalize packet for Op-Ed--Essay 1
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Turn in Op-Ed--Essay 1 Finding, verifying sources:  primary and secondary  Review Notes on Argument | | Skepticism | Problem of Skepticism  and Evidence | Confirmation of Evidence | Straw man & Evidence to
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 A4   In c.300 wds, (MLA):  In your opinion/experience what is the effect or outcome of not being able to accept evidence when you must support reasoning?
5 M
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Notes for E2 major essay | On Fact/Faith/Belief | Fact or Opinion? video  |  Fields of Study list | youtube on Finding a Topic to
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exploring possible topics for  Notes for E2 major essay |Basic Topic Exp.
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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 M

2/12
COCC peer rev. databases | UNC on Argument | Elements of argument | Formal Argument On Fact/ Faith/Belief  |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
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Basic Topic Exp. | Writing in different fields of study |  Stage 1 journal due=A6 | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal | Fact or Opinion? video to
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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 M
2/19
Finding the topic, re-shaping the thesis |youtube Research Questions | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal | Proposal.docx  to
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Basic Topic Exp. as needed to further refine focus--Proposal.docx   
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Proposal.docx  stage work on Stage 2 journal

NOTE:  IF YOU NEED MORE TIME TO COMPLETE  Stage 2 journal 
IT  WILL NOT BE DUE TILL   WORK AHEAD OF THE ASSIGNMENTS SCHEDULE IF YOU WANT TO. TIME MANAGEMENT IS PART OF THIS PROJECT. STAY IN TOUCH!
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Work on Proposal.docx     NOTE:  IF YOU NEED MORE TIME TO COMPLETE  Stage 2 journal  IT  WILL NOT BE DUE TILL   WORK AHEAD OF THE ASSIGNMENTS SCHEDULE IF YOU WANT TO. TIME MANAGEMENT IS PART OF THIS PROJECT. STAY IN TOUCH!
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2/26
Annotated Bibliography as guide for citing in Proposal  | APA sample paper to
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APA sample paper
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 Discuss good evidence | UNC on Evidence |
OWL Guide to evaluate sources | Evaluation docx |   A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2 Journal due  -  |  A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 3  5/24 ATTENDANCE REQUIRED
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  A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 3
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counter argument work on Stage 3 journal | Position Paper Work Page
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work on Stage 3 journal=A9 APA sample paper
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Building the sequence of material--outlining/notes Collage/Scripting Grid | Position Paper Work Page | MS APA template 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 M
3/12
Workshop/peer edit |  epigraph/title /conclusion A9 PROGRESS Stage 3 Journal due --Conferences on the rough draft  MS APA template | E2 Scoring |  E2 packet needs basic elements as stated on the packet Contents page and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed.
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work on draft  APA in Minutes-youtube | MS APA template |  E2 Scoring
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needs basic elements as stated on the packet Contents page
and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed.
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Workshop/peer edit | problem solve, polish | APA in Minutes-youtube | Conferences on the rough draft | E2 packet needs basic elements as stated on the packet Contents page and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed.
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E2 packet needs basic elements as stated on the packet Contents page
and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed.
  E2 Scoring   A10 PROGRESS Last Stage Journal
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Final Exam W 10:15--12:15 p.m.
Last day to turn in E2
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