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(WC) readings can be found in the webcourses@UCF companion site for this course.



       Work Due

Week 1

8/20 Mon. Introduction
8/22 Wed. (WC) Frere. “The ‘banking’ concept of education as an instrument of oppression.”
8/24 Fri. (WC) Bartholomae. “Inventing the University”

Week 2

8/27 Mon. (WC) Gee. “What is Literacy?”
8/29 Wed. (WC) Street. “What’s ‘new’ in New Literacy Studies? Critical approaches to literacy in theory and practice.”
8/31 Fri. Pariser – Ch1 – The Race for Relevance

Week 3

9/3 Mon. (WC) Haas. “Learning to Read Biology: One Student’s Rhetorical Development in College.”
9/5 Wed. Jones-Kavalier and Flannigan – “Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century“.
9/7 Fri. Pariser – Ch2 – The User Is the Content

Week 4

9/10 Mon. (WC) Emig, “Writing as a Mode of Learning”
9/12 Wed. Lamott. “Shitty First Drafts.”
9/14 Fri. Workshop
9/15 Sat LWP1Draft: Long Writing Project 1 Draft

Week 5

9/17 Mon. Peer Workshop
9/19 Wed. Peer Workshop
9/21 Fri. Peer Workshop
9/22 Sat. PRL1: Peer Response Letter 1

Week 6

9/24 Mon. Conferences
9/26 Wed. Conferences
9/28 Fri. Conferences

Week 7

10/1 Mon. (WC) Prior and Leander. “Speaking and Writing: How Talk and Text Interact in Situated Practices.”
10/3 Wed. NPR. Rapper, Producer, Composer: The RZA. WHYY, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
10/5 Fri. Pariser – Ch3 – The Adderall Society
10/6 Sat. LWP2RP: Research Proposal Memo

Week 8

10/8 Mon. (WC) Porter, James E. “Appendix II.” Audience and Rhetoric
10/10 Wed. Ira Glass. “Ira Glass on Storytelling” Parts 1-4
10/12 Fri. Pariser – Ch4 – The You Loop

Week 9

10/15 Mon. (WC) Spigelman, Candace. “Personally Speaking: experience as evidence in academic discourse.”
10/17 Wed. Pariser – Ch5 – The Public is Irrelevant
10/19 Fri. No Class (Watson Conference)

Week 10

10/22 Mon. (WC) Rosaldo, Renato. “Grief and a Headhunter’s Rage.”
10/24 Wed. Pariser – Ch6 – Hello World!
10/26 Fri. Workshop
10/27 Sat LWP2D2: First Draft/Copy of Field notes

Week 11

10/29 Mon. (WC) Swales, “The Concept of a Discourse Community.”
10/31 Wed.  TBA
11/2 Fri. Pariser – Ch7 – What You Want, Whether You Want It or Not

Week 12

11/5 Mon. (WC) Porter. “Intertextuality and the Discourse Community.”
11/7 Wed. Pariser – Ch8 – Escape from the City of Ghettos
11/9 Fri. Workshop
11/10 Sat. LWP2Draft: Long Writing Project 2 Draft

Week 13

11/12 Mon. Vetrans Day
11/14 Wed. Peer Workshop
11/16 Fri. Peer Workshop
11/17 Sat. PRL2: Peer Response Letter 2

Week 14

11/19 Mon. Conferences
11/21 Wed. Conferences

Week 15

11/26 Mon. Portfolio Workshop
11/28 Wed. Portfolio Workshop
11/30 Fri. Portfolio Workshop

Week 16

12/4 Tue. Portfolio Due
12/5 Wed. FINAL 7:00am for MWF 8:30 class

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