CC Eng 100: Schedule (Fall ’15)

Week #1: Introductions

  • 12 May: Introduction to the Course & Instructor
  • 13 May: Intro of the Students
  • 14 May: Grammar Quiz #1

Week #2: Rhetoric and Discourse

  • 19 May: Introduction to University Essay Writing
  • 21 May: The Ancient Appeals: Logos, Pathos, and Ethos
  • 22 May: Grammar Quiz #2

Week #3: Pedagogy and Epistemology

  • 26 May: Paolo Freire, “The Banking Concept of Education” (available online)
  • 28 May: Freire (continued)
  • 29 May: Essay #1 Peer Editing (draft due)

 Week #4: Writing and Thought

Week #5: Irony and Satire

  • 9 June: Figurative Language: Image, Motif, Analogy, Symbol, Simile, Metaphor
  • 11 June: Swift (continued)
  • 12 June: Grammar Quiz #4

Week #6: Colonialism/Postcolonialism

  • 16 June: Martin Luther King “Letter from Birmingham Jail” (available online)
  • 18 June: Jay Smooth, “How to Tell People They Sound Racist” (video)
  • 19 June: Essay #2 Peer Editing (draft due)

Week #7: Racism, Slavery, Stereotype

  • 23 June: Self/Other, Racism (Mighty Whitey/White Man’s Burden, Myth of the Vanishing Indian)
    • Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, “from Decolonising the Mind” (handout)
  • 25 June: Thiong’o (continued)
  • 26 June: Grammar Quiz #5
    • Essay #2 Due

Week #8: Logic

  • 30 June: Rationalism, Empiricism, Fallacies
    • Topics for Essay #3: Logic and Fallacy
    • Pierre Elliot Trudeau, “Just Watch Me” (video and text)
  • 2 July: Trudeau “Invocation of the War Measures Act” (video and text)
  • 3 July: Grammar Quiz #6

Week #9: Feminisms

  • 7 July: Introduction to Feminisms, Gender Theory, and Privilege
    • Adrienne Rich, “Taking Women Students Seriously” (available online)
  • 9 July: Lauri Penny, “Why I Write
  • 10 July: Essay #3 Peer Editing (draft due)

Week #10: Science and Ethics

  • 14 July: Emily Martin, “The Egg and the Sperm
  • 16 July: Martin (continued)
  • 17 July: Topics for Essay #4, Grammar Quiz #7

    • Essay #3 Due

Week #11: Science in Popular Culture

Week #12: Cultural Studies

Week #13:

  • 4 Aug: Class Cancelled (go to your Monday class instead!)
  • 6 Aug: Review for Final Exam
  • 7 Aug: Essay #4 Due, Grammar Quiz #9 & #10

 

FINAL EXAM: Friday, August 14th, 1:30pm, room 344

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2015

  • May 4-8: Orientation and Registration for new students.
    • Registration for continuing and returning students.
  • May 11 Summer Semester classes begin.
    • First day of course changes. First day of late registration.
  • May 14,15 Provincial (Grades 10/11/12) Examinations. (To be confirmed)
  • May 15 Last day of late registration.
    • Last day to add or change courses.
    • Last day to drop courses without any notation appearing on transcript.
    • Last day to drop courses and claim refunds (subject to Refund Policies outlined elsewhere).
  • May 18 Victoria Day. College closed.
  • June 18-24 Provincial (Grades 10/11/12) Examinations.
  • July 1 Canada Day. College closed.
  • July 10 Last day for course withdrawals.
  • Aug 3 British Columbia Day. College closed.
  • Aug 7 Last day of classes.
  • Aug 10-14 Final Examinations.
  • Aug 10-12 Provincial (Grades 10/11/12) Examinations.
  • Aug 19-21 Early Registration for Fall Semester, 2015.
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