Ice Breaker Discussion Board.
Week 1
1/11 – 1/15 COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY 1/13:
1. Read all content in the Welcome and Start Here, Syllabus, Course Calendar, Week 1, and FAQs.
2. Click on the eBook link to read the instructions and access your eBook.
3. In the ‘Writing Team Activities’module, read the info about Team Assignments.
COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 1/15:
1. Begin your Knowledge of Conventions Plus (KoC+) work
2. Read the Project 1 description under ‘Multimodal Projects 1 & 2’
3. Read the information in the ‘ePortfolio’ module SUBMIT BY WEDNESDAY 1/13:
• Syllabus AgreementAssignment

• Writing Process Assignment

• Getting Started Quiz (optional)
Ice Breaker Discussion Board – initial posting

Project 1 Quiz

ePortfolio Quiz
*NOTE: You will not be able to complete your discussion board assignments until you are placed in a group and assigned an Instructor on Wednesday 1/13.
Week 2
1/18 – 1/22 Monday, January 18 is a University holiday.
COMPLETE BY TUESDAY 1/19:
1. Continue your KoC+ work.
2. In your eBook, read Chapters 1, 2, and 3.
3. Complete and submit the Consent Form (found in the Week 2 content area)
COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY 1/20:
1. Continue your KoC+ work.
2. In the eBook, read Appendix A.
3. In the ‘ePortfolio’ module, review the information and complete the assignment steps in “Creating your ePortfolio” (#6).
4. In the “Writing Team Activities” module, read the instructions for Team Activity 1. Arrange a meeting time/space with the other members of your Team.
5. In the “Writing and Research Process” module, read the material in “Explore Research Resources.”
COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 1/22:
1. Review the Project 1 materials (assignment description, grading rubric, etc. in the ‘Multimodal Project 1’ content area.
2. Read Chapter 6 in your eBook.
3. Select your Profile Subject; arrange and conduct an initial information-gathering interview.
4. Using your ‘Writing Process Assignment’ content as a starting point, begin doing pre-semester reflection over the Habits of Mind in your ePortfolio.
5. To practice using the response features within your DigicationePortfolio, embed Comments on 2 of your peers’ ePortfolios. SUBMIT BY TUESDAY 1/19:
• Ice BreakerDiscussion Board – response post

• Project 1 Freewriting Assignment

SUBMIT BY WEDNESDAY 1/20:
Library Exploration Assignment
Jimmy Baca Profile Discussion Board – initial post
SUBMIT BY FRIDAY 1/22:
Secondary Source Assignment 1

Jimmy Baca Profile Discussion Board – response post
Week 3
1/25 – 1/29 COMPLETE BY MONDAY 1/25:
1. Read ‘Design Principles Resources 1 & 2’ (found within the ‘Multimodal Projects 1 & 2’ module)
2. In the eBook, read Chapter 17 and the “Field Research” section in Chapter 19.
3. Arrange and conduct an interview with your Profile subject.
4. Continue your KoC+ work.
5. Meet with your Team and complete Team Activity 1.
COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY 1/27:
• Continue your KoC+ work.
• Compose a first rough draft of Project 1.
• Continue developing your ePortfolio in Digication (focus on viewer-friendly aesthetics, arrangement, and organization)
COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 1/29:
1. Continue your KoC+ work (you should be at least 33% done at this point)
2. Provide substantive content feedback for two of your Group members’ Project 1 rough drafts. SUBMIT BY MONDAY 1/25:
• Multimodal Media Discussion Board – initial post

Team Activity 1
SUBMIT BY WEDNESDAY 1/27:
Project 1 Rough Draft
Multimodal Media Discussion Board – response post

SUBMIT BY FRIDAY 1/29:
Project 1 Peer Review

Week 4
2/1 – 2/5 COMPLETE BY MONDAY 2/1:
1. Based on feedback received from your peers, Writing Fellow, and Instructor, devise your plan for revising your Project 1 draft.
2. Re-interview your profile subject (as needed).
3. Read the instructions for Project 2 (found in the ‘Multimodal Projects 1 & 2’ module)
4. Continue your KoC+ work.
COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY 2/3:
1. Continue revising your Project 1 draft.
2. Re-interview your profile subject (as needed).
3. Review the Project 2 assignment description and take the Project 2 quiz.
4. Decide on the Hungry Planet photo you’ll be analyzing for Project 2.
COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 2/5:
Complete revisions on your Project 1 draft. Submit the final draft both in Blackboard (the Assignment link) and in your ePortfolio in Digication. SUBMIT BY MONDAY 2/1:
Project 1 Revision Plan Assignment
Visual Analysis Freewriting Assignment
Week 5
2/8 – 2/12 COMPLETE BY MONDAY 2/8:
1. Complete your Project 1 reflections in your ePortfolio. Reflect over all the Habits of Mind and the WPA Outcomes. Undertake meta-reflection over the process of completing Project 1 as well.
2. Read Chapters 8 and 14 in your eBook.
3. Review the “Nutrition Natalie” video and the NPR interview in the ‘Multimodal Project 2’ content area (found within the ‘Multimodal Projects 1 & 2’ module).
4. Watch the ‘Rhetorical Appeals’ video (found within the ‘Multimodal Project 2’ content area)
COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY 2/10:
1. Begin drafting Project 2, using the knowledge gained from your Visual Analysis Freewriting and Rhetorical Appeals Assignments as a foundation.
2. Continue your KoC+ work.
COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 2/12:
1. Complete your rough draft of Project 2.
2. Continue your KoC+ work (you should be at least 50% done at this point). SUBMIT BY MONDAY 2/8:
Peter Menzel TED Talk Discussion Board – initial post
Rhetorical Appeals Discussion Board – initial post
SUBMIT BY WEDNESDAY 2/10:
• Secondary Source Assignment 2

Peter Menzel TED Talk Discussion Board – response post

Rhetorical Appeals Discussion Board – response post
SUBMIT BY FRIDAY 2/12:
Project 2 Rough Draft

COMPLETE BY MONDAY 2/15:
1. Read the instructions for Team Activity 2 in the ‘Week 6’ module. Set up a time/place to meet with your Team.
2. Provide substantive content feedback for two of your Group members’ Project 2 rough drafts.
COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY 2/17:
1. Meet with your Team and complete the second Team Activity.
2. Create a plan for revising your Project 2 draft.
3. Continue your KoC+ work.
4. Upload your Project 2 rough draft and peer reviews into your ePortfolio in Digication.
COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 2/19:
1. Finish writing your Project 2 revision plan.
2. Continue revising Project 2.
3. Continue your KoC+ work (you should be 66% done by this time).

SUBMIT BY FRIDAY 2/19:
• Project 2 Revision Plan Assignment
Week 7
2/22 – 2/26 COMPLETE BY MONDAY 2/22:
1. Complete your revisions of Project 2. Submit the final draft both in Blackboard (via the Assignment link) and in your ePortfolio in Digication.
2. Continue your KoC+ work.

COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY 2/24:
Complete your Project 2 reflections in your ePortfolio. Reflect over all the Habits of Mind and the WPA Outcomes. Undertake meta-reflection over the process of completing Project 2 as well.
COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 2/26:
1. Continue revising and organizing the content within your ePortfolio.
2. Continue your KoC+ work (you should be almost done at this point).
3. Provide substantive feedback to the ePortfolios of two of your classmates.
SUBMIT BY MONDAY 2/22:
Project 2 Final Draft
SUBMIT BY WEDNESDAY 2/24:
Project 2 Reflections in ePortfolio

• SUBMIT BY FRIDAY 2/26:

ePortfolio Peer Review
Final Week2/29 – 3/4 COMPLETE BY MONDAY 2/29:
1. Undertake end-of-semester meta-reflection over your English 101 course experience in your ePortfolio.
2. Complete your KoC+ work. SUBMIT BY MONDAY 2/29:
ePortfolio Final Draft
KoC+