Section 03

Current Average without 10% for your final draft.

If you have not presented, please come to class on Monday and give a presentation as it is 5% of your grade and a zero on the presentation can easily mean the difference of an entire letter grade when you receive a zero.

2015209057 70.64777778
2016209021 91.83333333
2015209087 90.84444444
2014209000 59.11111111
2014209105 68.88888889

April 24, 2017

  1. Extended outline – due via turnitin.com by midnight
  2. Revisions for annotated bibliography due via turnitin.com by midnight
  3. Bring a copy of your paper to class on Wednesday for peer review.

****You MUST meet with me this week to discuss your writing.

 

Saturday – Research Paper – 1st draft CAN be submitted via turnitin.com

Sunday – Research Paper 1st draft MUST be submitted via turnitin.com

April 12, 2017

To do by Friday:

  1.  Turn in your peer evaluations of your classmates’ presentations.  Slip this under my office door if I am not in
  2. Turn in the hard copy of your Response Paper 2 with the feedback I wrote on it, so I can ensure your paper has the proper corrections.  Also slip this under my door if I am not in my office.

To do during Spring Break:

  1. Revise your Annotated Bibliography and Response Paper 3 after feedback is provided via turnitin.com
  2. Create an extended outline for your research paper organizing your paragraphs and quotations/paraphrases.  Bring this to class on Monday.
  3. Get some rest.

Research Paper First Draft will be due on Sunday April 30th before midnight.  No excuses.

April 5, 2017

  1. Make sure you have an appointment to discuss Response Paper 2 and your Proposal (Including your Online Module – Fill in your source sheets)      This week’s appointments
  2. Single entry Annotated Bibliography written during class time should be uploaded to turnitin.com by midnight.  I will give feedback via turnitin.com so check back for comments.
  3. Review CMS format paper from OWL Purdue Website https://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/pdf/1300991022_717.pdf

Upcoming Due Dates:

  1.  Revised Response 2 paper due Saturday April 8th by midnight
  2. Response paper 3 due Sunday April 9th by midnight
  3.  Annotated Bibliography due on Monday April 10th by midnight. Via turnitin.com

Presentations of your research process are coming up next week.  You will be discussing your progress on your project thus far.  Please make this a professional presentation and use either powerpoint, hand outs, or a script to keep yourself on track and focused.  Presentations should be 10 minutes in length.

April 3, 2017

  1. Make sure you have an appointment to discuss Response Paper 2 and your Proposal (Including your Online Module – Fill in your source sheets)      This week’s appointments
  2. Start your annotated bibliography.  Bring one source to class on Wednesday in order to write one entry during class time.

Upcoming Due Dates:

  1.  Annotated Bibliography due on Friday April 7th by midnight.
  2.  Revised Response 2 paper due Saturday April 8th by midnight
  3. Response paper 3 due Sunday April 9th by midnight

Presentations of your research process are coming up next week.  You will be discussing your progress on your project thus far.  Please make this a professional presentation and use either powerpoint, hand outs, or a script to keep yourself on track and focused.  Presentations should be 10 minutes in length.

March 29, 2017

  1. Proposal Due on turnitin.com by midnight tonight
  2. Review Film Questions and come to class prepared to discuss in detail on Monday.
  3. Have 3 source sheets for your research paper filled out on your online Module by Friday (next week you will need two additional sources)

March 27, 2017

1.  Work on your proposal. Due March 29th on turnitin.com by midnight.

2. You should have 3 solid sources for your research paper by the end of this week.  You need to be sure to read and annotate them in preparation for your annotated bibliography.

  • Read Ramoplla “Annotated Bibliography” pp 29-31

3.  Review Film Questions prior to our screening of the film “Denial” on Wedneseday March 29th.  Please arrive on-time with pen and paper to take notes.

SineBU:   11am-1pm

JF334: 1pm – 3pm

March 20, 2017

1.  Work on your 2-page Response paper.  Due on Turnitin.com on Wednesday by midnight.

2. Start working on your research question from your Online Module.  This will be the foundation of your proposal that is due on March 29th.

3.  Fill out this doodle as far as your availability next week to screen a film in SineBU.  The film is 1 hour and 50 minutes.  I will adjust our class time if we meet on a non-class day.

http://doodle.com/poll/6d7suaykynrzfn86

4.  Read Week 6:  “Working with sources” pp 8-12 and pp 38-41

5. Your Online Module should be completed through pg 8.

6.  If you have not turned in Source Evaluation sheets, do so as soon as possible.

March 15, 2017

  1. Bring a filled-in version of your Source Evaluation (Handout from class)
  2. Be prepared to briefly discuss your Graphic Organizer 4-7

For your response paper:

  1. Be prepared to discuss your brainstorm for your upcoming response paper and bring any questions/preparation

Response Paper is due Wednesday March 22, 2017 on Turnitin.com by midnight.

Synthesizing Sources

March 12, 2017

  1. Fill in slides 4-6 of your Graphic Organizer by Wednesday.  Slide 6 should be your first potential source for your paper.  (Primary or Secondary)
  2. Bring a filled-in version of your Source Evaluation (Handout from class)
  3. Bring your completed summary of  “Truth in Telling: Reconciling Realities in the Genocide of the Ottoman Armenians”.  It is important that you have read and understand this source for your upcoming 2-page response paper.
  4. Research/Read/Research on your topic.  Spend time being a good detective and a deep thinker.  This will be an enjoyable project and less stressful if you don’t procrastinate your research and reading.

March 8, 2017

  1.  Review your Graphic Organizer and ultimately decide on your topic.
  2. Fill in slides 4-6 by Monday.  Slide 6 should be your first potential source for your paper.
  3. Read the entire article “Truth in Telling: Reconciling Realities in the Genocide of the Ottoman Armenians” for next week.
  4. Read Rompalla “Evaluating sources” pp 12-23
  5. Marius & Page “Gathering information”

*****You have a 2 page response paper coming up (Not this Sunday as listed on the syllabus)  I will provide the details for that paper on Monday.

March 1, 2017

    1. Fill out your Graphic Organizer worksheet in the Online Module *****
    2. Look for feedback and be prepared to discuss on Monday and write your Tentative Research Paper Topic Sheet on your own copy of the Online Module by Monday at midnight.
  1. Start reading “Truth in Telling: Reconciling Realities in the Genocide of the Ottoman Armenians” pp 930-938 (In Week 4 of your course packet)

*******This online module needs to be saved and copied to your own google drive.  You will then share it with me via email, so I can track your progress on your research paper.

Feb 27, 2017

  1.  Read the final 10 pages of Techniques of Neutralization
  2. Fill in outline page with thesis statement, topic sentences and quotations.  timed-writing-pre-writing
  3. Come to class on Wednesday prepared to discuss the reading and then perform your timed writing about the reading in the second half of class
  4. Graphic Organizer is due on Friday with 3 Topics and 5 subcategories for each topic.  (all must be filled in)
  5. Your tentative proposal is due on Sunday by midnight.
  6. Begin reading “Truth in Telling: Reconciling Realities in the Genocide of the Ottoman Armenians”

Feb 22, 2017

Read Alexander Alvarez, Adjusting to the Holocaust:  Techniques of Neutralization pp 140-160 (The reading is split between Week 2 and Week 3 in your course packet)

Brainstorm your thesis statement for your timed writing analysis.  Be sure the thesis statement is both specific enough and debatable and can be written about thoroughly in 50 minutes.

Fill out your timed-writing pre-writing worksheet with topic sentences and quotes of interest.

Come to class with any questions and be prepared to discuss how you will approach and analyze this essay next Wednesday.

*****Fill out your Topic Selection Graphic Organizer by Friday of next week.

Feb 20, 2017

  1. Read Developing a Thesis
  2. Introduction 53-55
  3. Be sure to have read Alexander Alverex 140-150  (you will have a timed-writing next week that will be based on this reading)

February 15, 2017

  1. Summarize the entire reading “The Holocaust and Problems of Historical Representation” .  This means condensing the information and writing it in your own words.  Again,      use proper CMS citation and footnote.  Due on Turnitin.com Friday by Midnight.

You may use the slideshow from class to assist you.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1IUKuPPCBL1As5Rk4VK0OTRjpWB69OWVrdOVMgfLhBjM/edit?usp=sharing

  1. Schedule an appointment to discuss your writing with me next week.
  2. Read Alexander Alverez “Adjusting to Genocide”  pp 140-150
  3. Have three main topics selected for your research project.  One should be broken down into 5 subcategories.

February 13, 2017

  1.  Re-write paraphrase assignment if necessary.  Paraphrase one paragraph in “The Holocaust and Problems of Historical Representation”  Due on Turnitin.com Tuesday by Midnight.
  2. Summarize the entire reading “The Holocaust and Problems of Historical Representation” .  This means condensing the information and writing it in your own words.  Again, use proper citation and footnote.  Due on Turnitin.com Friday by Midnight.
  3. Read:  Richard Kalfus “Euphemisms of Death: Interpreting a Primary Source Document on the Holocaust” for Wednesday’s class.

February 8, 2017

  1.  Paraphrase one paragraph in “The Holocaust and Problems of Historical Representation”  Due on Turnitin.com Sunday by Midnight.

Be sure to include the paragraph (type it out!!!)  that you are paraphrasing and use a               citation as you would in a research paper.

Come to class prepared to discuss the reading in detail.

2.  Schedule a conference to discuss last semester’s timed writing and research      paper and areas that need improvement.

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