MODR 1730 REASONING ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES

UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


PRESENTATIONS CONTINUE MARCH 25th - ARTICLE THREE


Be on-time!!!!!!! (if you're late, you won't be able to finish the work assigned.)


Presenters should bring 1 copy of completed essay and rough work for submission.

Presenters should also bring 3 copies of the paper only for distribution to student reviewers.


If you present early on any presentation date, you must attend all 4 of the last classes starting at 11:30 am.


If you present late on any presentation date, you must attend all 4 of the last classes starting at 1:00 pm.


Homework for non-presenters :  Read Article Three. You need to be familiar with the article before you can evaluate the presenter's critique.


Also, continue working on your paper-presentations.


Penalty for presenter 'No-Show':  25%


Penalty for reviewer 'No-Show': 2.5% per missed class (2 missed classes = half grade deduction)



Presenters for March 25th - Article Three - Papers due for Presenters


Early


Thrisha B.

Rubinder Bh.

Victoria Gn.

Sahara H.

Anastasia K.

Avinesh M.


Late


Nada O.

Shannon R.

Ayza S.

Shivanee S.

Sara T.

Mohammed Y.

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Presenters for March 18th - Article Two - Papers due for Presenters


Early


Syed Aftab


Adam Belli


Mojan Fakhri


Sarah Haynes


Brittany Jordan


Shianne Mc-Grath - Richards


Late


Aaron Osiel


Amber Praticante


Angelo Sajonia


Maryam Siamardi


Marissa Sveram


Danielle Wenger




Presenters for March 11th / Papers due for presenters


Early (11:30-1:00pm)


Ahmed Ab

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Alyssa Bat.


Nayab Ha.


Subeer Is.


Mylyne M.


Andre O.



Late (1:00-2:30pm)


Muhammad Nau.


Avanti P.


Nicolina Rus.


Elena S.


Daniel S.


Mel W.

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Homework for March 4 --OPTIONAL CLASS


I'll be in class to answer any general questions and to receive late hard copy assignments. No formal lecture as such.


Read Appendix II in the text.


Work on your assigned article using the steps and procedures discussed and modelled in class.  See ‘passage analysis worksheet’ in the menu bar above. Also refer to classroom notes.


ARTICLE ONE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS DUE ON MARCH 11TH.

(Due dates for individual students vary according to article.)


Presenters for March 11th / Papers due for presenters


Early (11:30-1:00pm)


Ahmed Ab

.

Alyssa Bat.


Nayab Ha.


Subeer Is.


Mylyne M.


Andre O.



Late (1:00-2:30pm)


Muhammad Nau.


Avanti P.


Nicolina Rus.


Elena S.


Daniel S.


Mel W.

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Hi Folks.....my website crashed last night, so I had to come up with something quick. This new interface is the result.



You can still access articles and the passage analysis worksheet here. Click on the "More" link if you don't see links for the other two things.




FIRST PAPER DUE FEB. 25TH



LATE PAPERS - Copy and Paste entire assignment into an email using ONLY your YorkU email account.

I will write back acknowledging receipt of your assignment with indication of penalty - 10% per day.

You can submit hard copy the following week in class.




Homework for Feb. 25  

(No class Feb. 18th - Reading Week)

PAPER DUE FEB. 25TH

Finish research and writing your paper (1300 -1400 words)

Details to follow in class. 

Remember, Rough Work is worth 50%; essay is worth 50%.  No essay will be accepted without rough work.

Due at the beginning of class!!! Don’t miss the important lecture concerning your second paper/presentation.

***BE SURE TO DOUBLE SPACE

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Homework for Feb. 11

Continue working on the  ‘research’ for your paper.

Using your chosen question, do the steps modeled and explained in class.

  1. - list the 36 descriptors for each concept;
  2. -Identify 7-10 key descriptors for each concept and produce definitions;
  3. -do interior dialogue, answering questions like those shown in class; (e.g., how are both concepts similar?)
  4. -decide on your thesis;
  5. -select the 3 ideas around which you will build your arguments. (ideas come from interior dialogue)
  6. -start working on your dialectical arguments (one at a time - 3 in total - each complete argument should be about a page plus a bit.

Paper will be due Feb. 25th / 10% per day late penalty

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