Welcome to the new Creative Writing course for the Spring 2010 semester. There is a syllabus for the course available here (PDF). Here is the Revised Syllabus (PDF) with the new assessment system included: Creative Writing Syllabus Spring 2010, Revised (pdf) The week-too-week course plan is subject to revision, but in general principles it will […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to Creative Writing
Welcome to the Business Across Cultures course for Spring 2010. This semester’s course may be a little bit different from how the course was taught in the past. See the syllabus (in PDF format) by clicking this link. Here’s a slight revision of the syllabus, with minor changes made to the evaluation system. I decided […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to Business Across Cultures, and Week 1 Homework
Welcome to Journalistic Writing, Spring 2010 Semester. Here’s the syllabus for our course, of course subject to revision or change at some point. I will let you know if anything major changes! Here is the Revised Syllabus (PDF) with the new assessment system included: Journalistic Writing Syllabus, Spring 2010, Revised (PDF) Your homework for next […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome: Journalistic Writing, Spring 2010
Welcome! I’m looking forward to this class. Please be sure to download a copy of the syllabus. Remember, the weekly plan is tentative — I may change it somewhat — but it gives you a rough idea of what we’ll be looking at. The homework I assigned for next time is to bring a passport-sized […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to Understanding English and American Pop Cultures, Spring 2010!
Here’s a copy of the Student Information Sheet, in case you need a copy: Student Information Sheet (PDF)Continue Reading... Comments Off on Student Information Sheet
Folks: here’s a list of the homework for Week 1 (ie. due Tuesday of Week 2): Pick up a copy of a mass-market English-language magazine. As I said, I don’t care whether you choose something simpler and more basic (and learn about structure and attention-grabbing) or choose something more intellectual (and learn more about complex, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Homework for Week 1
Our classroom has been changed, which will (I hope!) allow us to access the Internet during class! The new classroom is room 342 of the International Hub. We will begin meeting there from our next class, on Tuesday morning. See you there!Continue Reading... Comments Off on CLASSROOM CHANGE!
This is a clarification for students in two of my classes: Business Across Cultures, and Understanding English and American Popular Cultures. I have mentioned, or will mention, how we will conduct discussions in class. My explanation confused at least one student, who emailed me, so here goes: When we are going to have a class […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Two Pages
I’ve gotten some questions about the terminology discussed in class. Next time, if you’re fuzzy on something, please be sure to ask in class. I got tied up all day, so it was hard for me to get this posted until Wednesday evening, and I have an appointment so this is going to be quick […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Terminology
Folks, Here’s some stuff to look at, which will help make our next class a little more comprehensible to you in general. First off, we’re going to finish off discussing the pop culture samples you chose for analysis. We already talked about Desperate Housewives and Harry Potter. If you have more to say about those […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Stuff to Look At…