R. Dollieslager's English 112
Weekly Schedule, M & W, Spring 2020
Thomas Nelson Community College

Mr. D's email address: dollier@tncc.edu

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"Electronic Textbook"
English 112: Class Resources and Learning Links

Week Four

Monday 2/3/20 In-class activities: Discuss  "This I Believe"essay project.

Homework assignment for Wednesday, 2/5/20:

Wednesday 2/5/20 In-class activities: 1] Annotated Bibliography! This assigment is reopened until midnight tonight. About half of what is now posted are the notes/rough drafts. Please post the final draft before midnight if you have not already posted your final version of it. 2] Persuade us to listen to your "This I Believe" essay choice. 3] Chillax. Listen. Enjoy.

Homework assignment for Monday, 2/10/20:

Week Six

Monday 2/17/20 In-class activities: Preview and Begin "deep reading" of  George Owell's defning moment narrative titled simply "Shooting an Elephant." Pre-reading/jump-starting the brain. Previewing the text.

"Starters," but don't limit yourselves to these resources:

George Orwell 1903-1950

Homework assignment for Wednesday, 2/19/20:

Wedneday 2/19/20 In-class activities: 1] In groups, compare and discuss your answers to the deep reading questions and vocabulary terms.

Week Seven

Monday 2/24/20
In-class activity: 1] Discuss what we have learned about Orwell from the deep reading activity and from reviewing the resources. 2] Introductory Webfolio Workshop:

Homework assignment for Monday, 3/2/20:

Week Eight

Monday 3/2/20
In-class activity: 1] Discuss ethos, pathos, and logos 2] Group Activity: Practice in identifying ethos, pathos, logos.

Wednesday 3/4/20
In-class activity: 1] Finish and discuss ethos, pathos, and logos activity responses. 2] Read about evaluating appeals to ethos, pathos, and logos and recognizing logical fallacies, from Lumen Learning. 3] Identifying ethos, pathos and logos in Orwell's famous essay "Politics and the English Language."

Homework assignment for Monday, 3/16/20:

Week Ten (the Re-Start)

Monday 3/23/20
In-class agenda: 1] Zoom and re-start discussion. How we go forward from here. 2] Registering for NYT and NYT in Education. 3] Preparing for "Deep Reading" NYT article (pre-reading discussion)

Homework assignment for Wednesday, 3/25/20:

Wednesday 3/25/20
In-class agenda: 1] Discuss the Deep Reading Quiz. 2] Discuss the sidebar story about journalistic ethics.

Homework assignment for Wednesday, 4/1/20:

Week Eleven, 3/30 & 4/1

Monday 3/31/20, 2:00 p.m.
Office Hour: Zoom is on. I'm available online (with Zoom) for Office Hour consultation. Check your email for additional office hourse availablity at other times an on other days.

Wednesday 4/1/20, 2:00 p.m.
Weekly Zoom class meeting: Discuss Gettleman's ethical dilemma and the "Tracking the Truth" links from the Electronic Textbook/Class Resources and Learning Links

Homework assignment:

Week Twelve, 4/6 & 4/8

Monday 4/6/20, 2:00 p.m.
Office Hour: Zoom is on. I'm available online (with Zoom) for Office Hour consultation. Check your email for additional office hourse availablity at other times an on other days.

Wednesday 4/8/20, 2:00 p.m.
Weekly Zoom class meeting: Discuss Gettleman's ethical dilemma and the "Tracking the Truth" links from the Electronic Textbook/Class Resources and Learning Links

Homework assignment for Wednesday, 4/1/20:

 

Week Thirteen, 4/13 & 4/15

Monday 4/13/20, 2:00 p.m.
Office Hour: Zoom is on. I'm available online (with Zoom) fo

 

Weekly Zoom class meeting. Discussion: The slogans from the Ministery of Truth (Minitruth), doublethink and doublespeak, and Chaps. 1-4 of 1984

Homework assignment for Tuesday, 4/14/20:

Homework assignment for Thursday, 4/16/20:

 

 


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