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August 20, 2019

peer reviews

Step 1: Compose a formal, academic essay about the topic of diversity in the news in which you do the following: Refer carefully and often to the Diversity in the News Essay handout (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. that Susanne Bohmer has prepared for Sociology &101. These guidelines form the basis for the combined Soc&101/Engl&101 assignment. Apply what you have learned in English &101 during the first few weeks of the quarter about foregrounding “They Say,” then moving to “I Say,” with careful attention to voice and signal phrases. All these strategies should prepare you for […]
August 20, 2019

Extended Outline

The extended outline will present the topic you have selected for your Course Project. The purpose of the outline is to develop ideas for your argument and create a preliminary structure that will help you build your draft in the coming weeks. The format of the assignment is a sentence outline. Use APA style to document any sources referenced in your outline.
August 20, 2019

English Language

Imagine that you were stuck in an elevator with two of the authors that we have read in this course. Who would they be, and what would you say or not say to them? Make sure to clearly state the names of the two authors. Be creative in your answer. Use first-person, but no second-person (you, your). Avoid contractions. You may describe the current circumstance that got you three in this predicament, but remember to focus more on your interaction with the authors and what they would say to you but more so of what you would say to them. […]
August 20, 2019

General critiquing criteria

1. Generally, at least (try for more) one full handwritten page of comments.2. The comments should be specific, not general. In other words, do not just say “good description” or “need to describe more.” Say exactly where and what was described well or specifically what could be described more. Point out specific passages, sentences, words, etc.3. Clearly written comments. Speak in complete sentences and explain your opinions clearly, so the reader won’t look at it and think, “What did she/he mean?”4. The writer of the critique should show they obviously care and are trying their best to help the person […]
August 20, 2019

GENERAL CRITIQUING CRITERIA

Generally, at least (try for more) one full handwritten page of comments.2. The comments should be specific, not general. In other words, do not just say “good description” or “need to describe more.” Say exactly where and what was described well or specifically what could be described more. Point out specific passages, sentences, words, etc.3. Clearly written comments. Speak in complete sentences and explain your opinions clearly, so the reader won’t look at it and think, “What did she/he mean?”4. The writer of the critique should show they obviously care and are trying their best to help the person who […]
August 20, 2019

APPROACHES TO THE TEACHING OF READING

APPLYING CURRENT APPROACHES TO THE TEACHING OF READING” Organizing my Reaction Paper: A reaction/response paper has an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. • The introduction should contain all the basic information in one or two paragraphs. Sentence 1: This sentence should give the title, author, and publication you read. Sentence 2, 3, and (4) These sentences give a brief summary of what you read Sentence 5: This sentence is your thesis statement. You agree, disagree, identify, or evaluate. • Your introduction should include a concise, one sentence, focused thesis. This is the focused statement of your reaction/response. More information […]
August 20, 2019

American History

answer the following questions in at least 600 words: 1. What can be said of Washington’s criticism of African-American ministers? 2. Beginning in the 1960s, Washington was widely criticized as an accommodationist, as a leader favoring humility and individual responsibility and achievement at the expense of racial pride. Based on the excerpts, do you think that Washington’s prose leads to such a view of him? 3. How would you describe the overall strategy of The Souls of Black Folk, the discernment, in the lines of supposedly simple African American spirituals, of complex ideas of selfhood and self-fulfillment? Is this a […]
August 20, 2019

Communication and Perception

Objective: Chapter 2 focuses on communication and perception. How the perception process works, how we perceive others, and perceiving and presenting yourself. In this journal entry you are going to watch the TED Talk attached and you are going to read chapter 2, then you are going to write a 500 word journal entry. Procedure: You are going to write a 500 word response to these questions: How does the chapter help you better understand the communication process and include a personal example from your life experiences. Include at least 1 major theory and cite the page number. (ex. Theory […]
August 20, 2019

Course projsct first and second grafts

The purpose of the draft is to begin communicating your topic and to establish its relevance to a reader. The draft will present an introduction (two to three paragraphs) and one section (two to three paragraphs) of the body of the paper and then conclusion. Cite each new reference carefully both in the text and on the reference page. The length of the first draft is three to four pages of text and the send is four to five pages of text, not including the title and References pages. Follow the grading rubric carefully to earn all possible points.
August 20, 2019

Radiolab “Words” Discussion Forum

Instructions After reading the CCCCs statement you only need to read one paragraph: the paragraph on page one from a group of English composition professors in 1972. It begins with “We affirm…” http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Groups/CCCC/NewSRTOL.pdf (Links to an external site.) and listening to the first 11:30 of Radiolab’s “Words,” (Links to an external site.)http://www.radiolab.org/story/91725-words/ Links to an external site. . Part 1 due Tuesday, 2/6, end of day: Write a response to these two questions. Each response should be at least one paragraph in length. Be sure to fully explain why you think/feel the way you do. Tell us about a time […]
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