Class Reports: ENGL 1113: Composition I, Sections 025, 044, 084, and 102- 9 November 2015

Class today was taken up with review of the Eval PV. Noted briefly were the continued openness of the FinEx Survey (here: https://goo.gl/3xYQPP) and the still-in-progress work grading the SpEx. Students were asked to identify at least three things–other than proofreading–in need of attention on their peers’ work, explain why those things need attention, and suggest how that attention might be paid.

Please note the following items:

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Studies in Regional Literature: Trinidad and Tobago, and the Greater Caribbean 
Instructor: Dr. Richard Frohock
Location: Trinidad & Tobago
ENGL 4400.606 (H, I)
Travel Dates: June 1 – 13, 2016
Course Dates: June 1 – July 29, 2016
For this A&S Outreach course, students will travel to Trinidad and Tobago to learn about the literature and culture of the Caribbean Islands generally, and the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago specifically. Students will stay at the Caribbean Lodge in Tunapuna, Trinidad, and class will be held on the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine campus. While in Trinidad and Tobago, we will experience contemporary life in the Caribbean through numerous excursions. These will include a tour of Central, the East Indian region of Trinidad, where we will visit the Chaguanas Market and the East Indian Museum; a viewing of a performance by the Malick Folk Performing Company; a service-learning opportunity; explorations of the natural history of the island, including a trip to a bird sanctuary, a North coast beach, and a leatherback turtle nesting site; and an overnight trip to the island of Tobago, where we will visit a coral reef and a historic fort and museum.
The course is open to OSU students from all disciplines with an interest in the region; there are no prerequisites for this course.
The course cost of $2,200 includes tuition and fees, travel insurance, 12 nights lodging, meals, multiple excursions, and local ground transportation. The course fee also includes a round trip flight between Trinidad and Tobago and accommodation there for our overnight stay. Course fees do not include flight to/from Trinidad or additional miscellaneous costs you might incur while abroad.
Contact Dr. Frohock (Richard.frohock@okstate.edu) for more information about the course. Enrollment is open now–contact Shane O’Mealey in the Arts and Sciences Outreach office to enroll (shane.omealey@okstate.edu, 405-744-5647). 

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Eval RV, 16 November 2015 (via D2L before the beginning of class time)
  • Eval FV, 23 November 2015 (via D2L before the beginning of class time)
  • FinEx, by section:
    • Section 025, 11 December 2015, 1000-1150
    • Section 044, 11 December 2015, 1400-1550
    • Section 084, 7 December 2015, 0800-0950
    • Section 102, 9 December 2015, 1000-1150

Regarding meetings and attendance:

  • Section 025 met as scheduled, at 1030 in Engineering South 213 A. The class roster showed 16 students enrolled, unchanged since the previous report. Thirteen attended, verified through the Eval PV quiz noted on the relevant assignment sheet. Student participation was reasonably good.
  • Section 044 met as scheduled, at 1330 in Classroom Building 108. The class roster showed 18 students enrolled, unchanged since the previous report. Fourteen attended, verified through the aforementioned quiz. Student participation was good.
  • Section 084 met as scheduled, at 0830 in Morrill Hall 306. The class roster showed 15 students enrolled, a drop of three since the previous report. Thirteen attended, verified through the aforementioned quiz. Student participation was good.
  • Section 102 met as scheduled, at 1330 in Classroom Building 221. The class roster showed 17 students enrolled, unchanged since the previous report. Fourteen attended, verified through the aforementioned quiz. Student participation was adequate.
  • Three students attended office hours.
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