DEAN’S BOOK SCHEDULE – TUESDAY CLASS

291G06 – DEAN’S BOOK COURSE – TUESDAY SCHEDULE
PROF. CONNIE GRIFFIN –<cgriffin@comcol.umass.edu>
CLASS: Bartlett 301
Office Hours: MTWTH 1:30-2:20 – GOODELL 408

SEPT 9 – TUES
[WEEK 2 OF THE SEMESTER IS WEEK 1 OF DEAN’S BOOK] Introduction of the course, course policies, practices, and pedagogical approach.

SEPT 16 – TUES
BOOK 1 SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY TODAY’S CLASS
DUE: THREE EVOCATIVE PASSAGES
CLOSE READING DISCUSSION

SEPT 23 – TUES
DUE: CLOSE READING ESSAY

SEPT 30 – TUES
DUE: CLOSE READING ESSAY REVISION
DUE: RESEARCH TOPIC PROPOSAL with three focusing questions
DISCUSSION: HONORS-LEVEL SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH

OCT 7 – TUES
DUE: RESEARCH LOG/ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY – ORGANIZE PANELS of overlapping topics

OCT 14-TUES NO CLASS— [MONDAY CLASS SCHEDULE]

OCT 21 – TUES
PANEL PRESENTATIONS
DUE: LITERATURE REVIEW (ORAL SHARING AND WRITTEN ESSAY) & POSTER PRESENTATION OR PPT

OCT 28 – TUES
BOOK 2 SHOULD BE READ BY TODAY’S CLASS
DUE: THREE EVOCATIVE PASSAGES for class discussion

NOV 4 – TUES
DUE: CLOSE READING or SUMMARY OF BOOK 2.

NOV 11 – TUES – VETERANS DAY-TUES CLASS MOVED TO WEDNESDAY
NOV 12 – WED – DOCUMENTARY VIEWING, CLASS BRAINSTORMING FOR RESEARCH TOPICS.
NOV 18 – TUES –
FOCUS AND DEVELOP COLLABORATIVE TOPICS AND FORM PEER GROUPS for Short Essay (less formal voice – 3 pages) and Presentations. PRESENTATIONS: about 8 minutes each with PPT bullets and visuals (Please put your name in title of PPT).

NOV 25 – TUES
BRING COMPUTERS: IN CLASS WORK GROUPS for SHORT ESSAY PRESENTATIONS

DUE: RESEARCH TOPIC OR THESIS STATEMENT FOR FINAL  RESEARCH ESSAY

DEC 2 – TUES
DUE: GROUP PRESENTATIONS
PRESENTATIONS should be about 8 minutes each with PPT bullets and visuals. Put your name in the title of the PPT. Be sure to include MLA in-text citations on individual slides and a WORKS CITED on your final slide.

DEC 9 – TUES
DUE: RESEARCH ESSAY (on either book; five sources minimum, about five pages, MLA Style with in-text citations and Works Cited).
DUE : REFLECTIVE ESSAY ON COURSE PROCESS, CONTENT, AND MODALITIES FOR MUTUAL MENTORSHIP AND ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT.