English 303Z
Fall, 1997
Instructor: Robert Yagelski


Course Schedule for English 303Z


Week 1
Sept. 1 - 4

Introduction to course
Introduction to the computers
Begin Essay #1 (personal narrative)
Week 2
Sept. 8 - 12

Begin work on Essay #1
Introduction to email, the newsgroup, and the World Wide Web
Readings: Angelou; Rondinone; Malcolm X (packet)
Week 3
Sept. 15 - 19

Draft of Essay #1 due (Monday, Sept. 15)
Readings: Kidder, Among Schoolchildren
Week 4
Sept. 22 - 26

Final version of Essay #1 due (Tuesday, Sept. 23)
Begin Essay #2
Readings: Kidder, Among Schoolchildren; Essay #1
Week 5
Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
Draft of Essay #2 due (Tuesday, September 30)
Thursday, October 2: No class
Week 6
Oct. 6 - 10
Essay #2 due (Tuesday, October 7)
Readings: Kozol, Savage Inequalities
Week 7
Oct. 13 - 17

Group presentations on Readings
Begin Essay #3
Mid-Term Self-Evaluations due (Thursday, October 16)
Readings: Anyon, Clinchy et al., Freire, Hirsch, hooks,
Sadker & Sadker (packet)
Week 8
Oct. 20 -24
Group Presentations on Readings
Readings: Anyon, Clinchy et al., Freire, Hirsch, hooks,
Sadker & Sadker (packet); Kozol, Savage Inequalities
Week 9
Oct. 27 - 31
Draft of Essay #3 due (Monday, October 27)
Essay #3 due (Friday, October 31)
Week 10
Nov. 3 - 7
Begin Inquiry Project
Proposal for Inquiry Project due (Thursday, November 6)
WWW and Internet as Research Tools
Week 11
Nov. 10 - 14
Continue work on Inquiry Project

Week 12
Nov. 17 - 21
Drafts of Inquiry Project due (Monday, November 17)

Week 13
Nov. 24 - 28
Work on Inquiry Project
Thursday, November 27: No Class
Week 14
Dec. 1 - 5
Inquiry Project due (Tuesday, December 2)
Work on Portfolios
Week 15
Dec. 8 - 10
Work on Portfolios
Tuesday, December 16 Portfolios due


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