Final Project: Weeks 12-16

Week 12 

Tuesday November 14

Editorial workshop: curating the writing on your blog

Project Planning Collaboratory (I)

Thursday November 16

Editorial workshop: curating the writing on your blog. Thinking together about prefacing.

Project Planning Collaboratory (II). Writing the project description. Decisions about how we will use class time during weeks 14 and 15

Complete Preface and publish on the blog no later than Sunday.

Complete one-page Project description and plan and send to Mark by email

Week 13

Monday November 20 Individual Conferences

Tuesday November 21 Individual Conferences (no class meeting)

Thursday November 23 No class meeting: Holiday break

Week 14

Tuesday November 28

Preface discussion. How do you refine and complete this final component of your Writing in an Endangered World blog? Schedule readings.

In class Project Work. Timelines. Also, we need to determine the relationship between the individual projects. Will all of these projects exist on their own? Are their reasons for us to build a project site?

Thursday November 30

In class Project Work. Your job for this class session is to bring something tangible that gives us insight into your project–as you conceived it, or as it is defining itself as you continue your work. Show more than tell.

Week 15 

Tuesday December 5

A Conversation about Assessment and Final Grades
In class Project Work (TBA)

Wednesday December 6

Mark will send a blog checklist and detailed editorial comments on the preface and the blog. You will then have one week to make any final changes. Mark is also happy to meet with you at any time to work on finalizing the blog/writing portfolio. (Remember that the College Reading Day is explicitly set aside for this purpose!)

Thursday December 7

In class Project Work (TBA)
Course Evaluations: You will have class time to complete the online course evaluation

Week 16 (Final’s Week)

Monday December 11: Reading Day

I will be in the office and available between 9-3. Please make an appointment if you would life feedback on your project or need help with any and all technical questions about the form of the project.

Thursday December 14: Final Examination Time 1-3:30

This is a required class meeting. Our “final” will have three parts:

Each student will read aloud her or his preface
We will celebrate the accomplishment of each final project
We will formulate and write the class learning outcomes

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