Calendar

The table below provides a daily schedule of activities and assignments. This course calendar is subject to change throughout the semester.

Date Due Today In Class Assignment for Next Time
1/13
• Course introduction
• Sign course contract
• Create Google Accounts
• Comment on Personal Introductions post
• Introduce Online Community Advocacy Project
• Comment on Online Community Advocacy Questions post
1/18 • Comment on Online Community Advocacy Questions post • Address Online Community Advocacy Questions
• Begin Case Analyses
• Complete Case Analysis
1/20 Case Analysis • Share Case Analyses
• Begin Individual Topic Pitches
• Complete Individual Topic Pitch
1/25 Individual Topic Pitch • Share Individual Topic Pitches
Vote on pitches to pursue
• Sign up for project topics
• Read Jalajas and Sutton "Feuds in Student Groups"
• Complete Reading Response #1
1/27 Reading Response #1 • Team-building exercise
• Sign up for Technology Seminars

2/1
• Technology Seminars
   • Twitter (Foxes)
   • Blogs (Computer Monsters)
   • RSS feeds (Team Red Light)

2/3
• Technology Seminars
   • Facebook (Dominators)
   • Youtube (Roadkill)
• Begin Design Plans
• Complete Design Plan
• Advocacy Materials draft
2/8 Design Plan
• Advocacy Materials draft
• Advocacy Materials draft workshop
2/10
• Advocacy Materials draft conference
   • Printing (9:30)
   • Stoplight (9:45)
   • Goodwill (10:00)
   • Anti-bullying (10:15)
   • Graduation Speaker (10:30)

2/15
• Discuss Materials Presentations
• Create Advocacy Materials rubric
• Complete Materials Presentation
2/17 Materials Presentation
• Materials Presentations
• Discuss Materials Analysis
• Discuss Postmortem
• Introduce Local Mapping Project
• Complete Final Advocacy Materials
• Complete Materials Analysis
• Complete Postmortem
• Look at some sample maps on Google Maps Mania, Mashable.com, and Programmable Web
• Listen to the "Mapping" episode of This American Life (click on the "play episode" link)
• Complete Reading Response #2
2/22 Final Advocacy Materials
Materials Analysis
Postmortem
Reading Response #2
• Address Local Mapping Project questions
Practice Map Analysis activity
Practice Map Analysis due
2/24 Practice Map Analysis • Discuss Practice Map Analysis
• Introduce Field Research Packet
Field Research Packet due
3/1 Field Research Packet Google Map activity • Map rubric due
3/3 • Map rubric Map Rubric Activity
• Create Final Map rubric
Design Plan due
• Map draft due
3/8 Design Plan
• Map draft
• Map draft conferences
3/10
• Discuss Map Presentation
• Google Presentation workshop
• Discuss Materials Analysis
• Discuss Postmortem
• Conclude draft conferences
Map Presentation due
3/15
Spring Break: No Classes
3/17
Spring Break: No Classes
3/22
• Map Presentations
  • Haley
  • Meghan
  • Amanda W.
  • Erin
  • Tyler
  • Stephanie
  • Nicholas
  • Kristen
  • Jamie
  • Amanda T.

3/24
• Map Presentations
  • Katie
  • Ryan
  • Jessica
  • Zachary
  • Daniel F.
  • David
  • Max
  • Geoff
  • Daniel N.
  • Natalie
Final Map rubric vote
Final Map due
Materials Analysis due
Postmortem due
3/29 Final Map
Materials Analysis
Postmortem
• Introduce Podcast Project
• Discuss Example Analysis
• Listen to the "Bus Stop" episode of Radiolab
• Listen to the "Georgia Rambler" episode of This American Life
• Complete Reading Response #3
3/31 Reading Response #3 Audacity workshop Podcast Jingle due

4/5 Podcast Jingle • Website production workshop
• Submit Podcast Jingles
Example Analysis due
4/7
No Classes


4/12 Example Analysis • Example Analyses
  • Nick
  • Max
  • Geoff
  • David
  • Tyler
  • Jamie
  • Jessica
  • Stephanie
  • Zach

4/14
• Example Analyses
  • Haley
  • Danny
  • Kristen
  • Ryan
  • Natalie
  • Meghan
  • Amanda T.
  • Amanda W.
  • Erin
  • Katie

4/19
• Return to jingle/website workshop
Submit Podcast Jingle
Jingle list
Select Podcast Jingle

4/21
No Classes • Podcast draft due
Corresponding Website due
4/26 • Podcast draft
Corresponding Website
• Podcast draft workshop
Submit Corresponding Website
Corresponding Website list
Select Corresponding Website
• Discuss Materials Analysis
• Discuss Postmortem
Outcome Check due
4/28 Outcome Check Outcome Checks
• Assemble project website
• Establish Podcast rubric
• Course wrap-up
Podcast due
Materials Analysis due
Postmortem due
5/2 Podcast
Materials Analysis
Postmortem
No Classes

Course Information

Intro. to Professional Writing
ENG 314-001
MO 204
TR 9:30-10:45

Instructor Information

Dr. Jeremy Tirrell
tirrellj@uncw.edu
Office: MO 150
Office Hours: TR 12:00-2:00 (and by appointment)

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