Category Archives: CUK Courses

Index entry for all courses I taught at CUK from 2006-2013.

  • Grades Posted

    Posted on December 20, 2012 by mrgord in Anglophone Cultures Through Films, Fall 2012, Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012, Mythology & Biblical Narrative, Fall 2012, Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Hi folks, I’ve posted your grades for the semester on UCUPS. Now, before you email me to request a higher grade, I’m going to ask you to read a couple of things, and consider something. First, (re)read these: On Grading: Just so you understand my philosophy of grading, and the fact that a mistake is […]

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  • Your Final Exam Videos and Self-Evaluation

    Posted on December 10, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Hi everyone, Sorry for the delay. For some reason, my video editing software kept uploading videos from your midterm exam everytime I tried to upload videos from the final exam. Finally, I sorted it out, but it took until today. Now, there is a playlist on the gordsclass channel where you can watch the whole […]

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  • Challenges Updated, and Self-Evaluations

    Posted on December 10, 2012 by mrgord in Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012.

    Well, we’re getting down to the end. I’ve updated the Challenges Tracking Page, but before you go there, read the rest of this post first. First of all: if you want to understand the results on the Challenges Tracking Page, consider this: 1. “Bonus Days used up” means you have completed an extra challenge during […]

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  • Article for Tuesday Discussion

    Posted on December 3, 2012 by mrgord in Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012.

    Hi folks, Sorry for the delay. I meant to post this article Friday but while shooting a film all weekend I simply didn’t get it done. Thankfully, it’s a short article. We’ll be discussing some of the ideas from it, and more, on Tuesday in class.

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  • Feedback Links Up Now…

    Posted on November 26, 2012 by mrgord in Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012.

    Folks, I’ve just updated the feedback links for the last couple of weeks. Sorry it took a while to get them up, I’ve just been busy as heck. Please go ahead and enter your feedback from 15 and 22 November. Nobody’s done it as of 11:00pm on Monday, 26 November. Be careful not to enter […]

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  • Want To Be An Extra in a Movie?

    Posted on November 25, 2012 by mrgord in Anglophone Cultures Through Films, Fall 2012, Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012, Mythology & Biblical Narrative, Fall 2012, Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Folks, I don’t usually post about my personal pursuits, but I am involved in an amateur filmmaking team. We’re shooting a movie next weekend (2 December) and we need extras. We’re looking for Koreans who are available on 2 December for the late morning and afternoon. If you participate, we’ll be hosting a party with […]

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  • Challenge Results Updated!

    Posted on November 23, 2012 by mrgord in Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012.

    Hi folks! The Challenges page should be up to date now. There’s a link in the sidebar (on the right side of the page). Check it out, let me know if you’ve submitted a challenge that I haven’t checked, as I’ve updated to include results for everything in my “homework” pile. See you at Mosaic!

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  • For Next Time

    Posted on November 19, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Folks, For next time, we’re going to be: … doing an exercise involving arguments. Make sure you have a Policy for the exercise. (As I mentioned, with examples, in class.) … looking at your quizzes. Review the content covered on the quiz, as we’ll be grading the work together!

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  • For Next Time

    Posted on November 19, 2012 by mrgord in Mythology & Biblical Narrative, Fall 2012.

    Folks, So, next time, we’re turning to “The Great God Pan” by Arthur Machen. There are links in an earlier post (down the page) for the story in audio and text formats. The first bit of class, I’ll give you some time to ask me about my comments on your essay. I mentioned a great […]

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  • In Preparation for Your Quiz

    Posted on November 17, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Folks, In preparation for your quiz, here’s some advice: Practice creating fallacious statements: that is, practice making specific fallacies on different subjects. This will be an important part of your quiz! Besides that, I expect you to have a very clear understanding of how a syllogism works. (The thing that starts with, Every man is […]

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