SCHEDULE OF CLASSES, SPRING 2008
 
Wednesday
January 23, 2008
INTRODUCTION  
Monday
January 28, 2008
Picking Your Topic

Presnell, Ch. 1
Rael, 1
Benjamin, pp. 78-84
Exercise I: Writing Sample
Submit Writing Sample to Discussion Board

Wednesday
January 30, 2008

Class Report
Declaring Your Topic
Developing a Research Question

Discussion Board: Post Your Topic
Exercise II: First Research Essay
Monday
February 4, 2007
Finding Basic Information

Presnell, Ch. 2
Exercise I (cont.): Discuss Writing Samples

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 Laboratory Consult relevant secondary sources
Monday
February 11, 2008
Finding Relevant Secondary Sources
Articles and Books
Presnell, Ch. 3 & 4
Wednesday
February 13, 2008
Laboratory Consult online data bases
Paley Library room 130
Monday
February 18, 2008
Evaluating Secondary Sources Rael, 2a, 2c & 2d
Presnell, Ch. 5
Exercise III: Second Research Essay
Wednesday
February 20, 2008
Class Report Top Five Secondary Sources
Discussion Board: Post Your Top Five Secondary Sources
Monday
February 25, 2008
Finding Primary Sources
Class Report
Presnell, Ch. 6 & 7
Benjamin, pp. 84-99
Exercise IV: Third Research Essay
Wednesday
February 27, 2008
Class Report Top Three Primary Sources
Discussion Board: Post Your TopThree Primary Sources
Monday
March 3, 2007
Historical Arguments
Class Report
Rael, 3a & 3b
Exercise IV (cont.): Third Research Essay
Wednesday
March 5, 2008
Asking Questions
Formulating Hypotheses
Class Report

Rael 3c, 3d & 3e
Submit your Proposal

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SPRING BREAK SPSPRING BREAK RING BREAK SPRINGSPRING BREAK
Monday
March 17, 2008
Research Mechanics Rael 4a, 4b, 4c & 4d
Wednesday
March 19, 2008
Structuring Your Paper Rael, 5a, 5b, 5c & 5d
Monday
March 24, 2008
Class Report Preliminary Findings
Wednesday
March 26, 2008
Class Report Preliminary Findings
Monday
March 31, 2008
Class Report Preliminary Findings
Wednesday
April 2, 2008
Writing Your Paper Rael 6a, 6b, 6c & 6d
Presnell, pp. 207-211
Benjamin, pp. 57-66
Monday
April 7, 2008
Citing Your Sources Rael 7a, 7b & 7c
Wednesday
April 9, 2008
ZERO DRAFT DUE ZERO DRAFT DUE
Strengths and Weaknesses: What do You feel good about? What are you having trouble with?
Monday
April 14, 2008
Individual Conferences Individual Conferences
Wednesday
April 16, 2008
Individual Conferences Individual Conferences
Monday
April 21, 2008
Individual Conferences Individual Conferences
Wednesday
April 23, 2008
Final Oral Presentations Discussion Board: My Revised Outline
Monday
April 28, 2008
Final Oral Presentations Discussion Board: My Revised Outline
Wednesday
April 30, 2008
Final Oral Presentations Discussion Board: My Revised Outline
Monday
May 5, 2008
Final Oral Presentations Discussion Board: My Revised Outline
Monday, May 12, 2008  

Final Paper Due
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