Assignment Deadlines and Breakdown

All assignments due in Moodle by 5 p.m. on the due date

FALL

Campus Commentary 1

Due 9/30: Upload to Moodle by 5pm

Paper 1

Draft 1: 10/7
Draft 2: 10/14
Final Draft: 10/21

Campus Commentary 2

Due 10/28

Paper 2

Draft 1: 11/ 11
Draft 2: 11/18
Final Draft: 11/29

Campus Commentary 3

Due with Fall Portfolio

SPRING

Paper 3

Draft 1: 2/3
Final Draft: 2/10

Campus Commentary 4

Due 2/24

Campus Commentary 5

Due 3/24

Paper 4 (Research Paper)

Topic/abstract: 3/3 (500 words)
Scholarly Conversation: 3/24
Full Draft: 4/7

Campus Commentary 6

Due with Spring Portfolio

Breakdown of final grade

  • Paper 1: 10%
  • Paper 2: 15%
  • Paper 3: 5%
  • Paper 4/Research Paper: 25%
  • Portfolio: 20%
  • Engagement: 25% (including low-stakes assignments)

  • Engagement comes in many forms, not just attendance. Taken holistically, engagement includes (but is not limited to) the following:
  1. Preparation (reviewing readings and material before class)
  2. Focus (avoiding distractions during in-person and online activities)
  3. Presence (Engaged and responsive during group activities)
  4. Asking questions (in class, out of class, online, offline)
  5. Listening (hearing what others say, and also what they’re not saying)
  6. Specificity (referring to specific ideas from readings and discussions) Synthesizing (making connections between readings and discussions)
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