English 1, Section 80703, Tu&Th 2:00-3:15, Room 701

General Info Syllabus
First Visit If this is your first time here, follow the link.
The Students

Week 1 Assignments Beginning Monday, 8/18/2008
Ring Around the Collar Neil Postman's article on advertisements
Week 2 Assignments Beginning Monday, 8/25/2008; Last day to register or add classes, Fri. 8/29.
Week 3 Assignments Beginning Tuesday, 9/2/2008; Campus closed on Labor Day, 9/1.
Week 4 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/8/2008
Week 5 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/15/2008
Example MLA Paper While this is a long example, it's instructive
Erik Erikson's eight stages Follow this link for the Work Cited for this article.
Compact Eight Stages Similar information in a table
Week 6 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/22/2008
Paper Grading Rubric
Week 7 Assignments Beginning Monday, 9/29/2008
Week 8 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/6/2008
Map of Human Migration
Impact of Whites on Native Americans From Josephy, Alvin M. Jr. "The Indian Heritage of America." New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. 278-285.
African-American Timeline Link to PBS site
Finding the North Star Using the little and big dippers to find the north star
Frederick Douglass Timeline Douglass, Frederick. "Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass." New York: Barnes and Nobles Classics, 2005. VIII-XI.
Week 9 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/13/2008
Week 10 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/20/2008
Comparion of Baldwin & Obama By Colm Tóibín in The New York Review of Books
Week 11 Assignments Beginning Monday, 10/27/2008
What? Me Biased? Nicholas Kristof
Week 12 Assignments Beginning Monday, 11/3/2008
Barack Obama's & Our Victory Bill Moyers talks to Fresh Air's Terry Gross
A Historical Perspective Newshour historians
French Revolution
Slave Trade
Week 13 Assignments Beginning Monday, 11/10/2008; Campus closed on Tuesday, 11/11, for Veteran's Day.
Week 14 Assignments Beginning Monday, 11/17/2008
Roger Scruton on Morality
RSVPU Ethics Rules, Sympathy, Virtue, Piety & Utility
Week 15 Assignments Beginning Monday, 11/24/2008; Campus closed for Thanksgiving, 11/27 to 11/30.
Week 16 Assignments Beginning Monday, 12/1
Chinua Achebe, Part 1 An interview in three parts
Chinua Achebe, Part 2 with Bill Moyers
Chinua Achebe, Part 3
Week 17 Assignments & Finals Begin Beginning Monday, 12/8; Finals begin on Thursday, 12/11
Final Exam Paper
Week 18 Last week of semester Beginning Monday, 12/15; Final on Tuesday, 12/16, from 1:30-3:30; Finals and semester end on Wednesday,12/17.