Content — including your syllabus and any homework information for the first week of classes — is coming soon! Check back in a day or two! Thanks!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to the Spring 2008 Semester!
I handed out the syllabus for this class earlier this week, but if you need to get a copy, you can download it in PDF format.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Get the Syllabus Here
Your homework for next week (March 10th/12th) is comprised of two assignments: Fill out the student information sheet I gave you, attach a picture, and return it to me on Monday morning at the beginning of class. Go for an outing of at least one hour with the group of students that you formed on […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Homework for Week 2
Well, today we had a cocktail-free cocktail party, and you met a lot of your classmates. I’ll be going through the information sheets and homework you gave me during the week. Your homework for Wednesday morning is to think of a few questions that you would like to ask me. I won’t necessarily answer all […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Questions?
This update is a little late, but for anyone checking, your homework for March 12th is to think of some questions you’d like to ask me. Since you’ve gotten to know one another a little better, it’s time you know more about me… and that I learn more about you!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Homework for March 12th
Well, March 24th is Easter Monday, so we won’t have classes. But you do have some homework! On March 17th/19th, we discussed this handout: The Christmas Declaration (complete PDF) In your groups, you chose another social group (of which nobody in the group is currently a member) and discussed their problems and issues. Your homework, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Homework for March 26th
Here are the handouts from March 31st: Self-Evaluation Form â€” Week 5 (PDF) (To be filled out and handed in by April 2nd) Project Evaluations â€” for The Declarations Project (PDF) (to be filled out and handed in by April 2nd) For both of the above, please write “Listening & Speaking — Day” at the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Handouts and Today’s Exercise (March 31st)
An update regarding homework: You have a ten-minute group presentation on April 14th — next Monday — about your experiment with time-management and priorities. Remember that everyone in your group must speak and participate in the presentation, and that you will be limited to ten minutes, maximum. Practice. Condense. Find a way to explain the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Current Homework
For your midterm exam, which is on April 21st, you will be making a presentation on the following: Imagine that, during the course of normal construction on campus, the University discovers a huge treasure of gold buried in the ground on University property. It is famous treasure, and of course will go to a National […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Midterm Exam Presentation
This week, you’ll be having your midterm exam. After the exam, I’ll be asking you to fill out both of these papers for the exam: Conversation Exam (PDF): a page for you to evaluate yourself in terms of your performance during the conversation exam, as well as to evaluate your participation in the past 7 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Midterm Exam Self-Evaluation Paper