Class Report: ENGL 2340.01: World Literature through the Renaissance–23 September 2016

After treating concerns from and questions about the last class meeting, discussion asked about progress on Ppr 1. Thence, it returned to discussion of selections from Catullus before adjourning in favor of a quiz.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Ppr 1 RV (online through Schreiner One before the beginning of class time on 26 September 2016)
  • Discus 4 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 30 September 2016)
  • Ppr 1 FV (online through Schreiner One before the beginning of class time on 7 October 2016)

Please note that instructional materials are still being developed for the course.

Class met as scheduled, at 1100 in Weir 202. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. Eleven attended, verified through the quiz. One student from the class attended office hours since the previous class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL 1301.03: Rhetoric & Composition–23 September 2016

After addressing concerns from and questions about the previous class meeting, including the quiz, discussion asked after thoughts on the Desc, of which the FV was to have been submitted online before class began. Talk then introduced the upcoming Narr.

Also noted was the taking-up of next week’s class meetings with one-on-one conferences. Each student will meet with the instructor in Weir 209 for ten to fifteen minutes, during which the student will receive comments about the Desc and receive guidance in composing the Narr; students should bring what they have of their work on the Narr to the conference. Present students were encouraged to select times; absent students were assigned times. The list of such times appears below:

Monday, 26 September 2016

  • 0900, Amber Harris
  • 0930, Edward Miranda
  • 1000, Allyssa Nease
  • 1015, Dani Loeblein
  • 1030, Julia Saavedra
  • 1045, Zachary Maxwell
  • 1300, Luis Cabreja

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

  • 0945, Montanna Rios
  • 1000, Tracy Truong
  • 1015, Dyamond Puebla
  • 1030, Alexis Muñoz
  • 1045, Meaghan O’Donnell
  • 1300, Cicely Jones
  • 1315, Zoe Fawcett

Friday, 30 September 2016

  • 0930, Maggie Meyer
  • 0945, Addison Hutchings
  • 1000, Liliana Russell
  • 1015, Dominic Mason
  • 1045, Andrew DeLeon
  • 1300, Jack Hakala

Attending the conference is vitally important; it counts as attendance for the week, so it can earn or lose three class meetings.

If there is some problem with the date/time listed, please contact me.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Narr PV (in typed hard copy at the beginning of class time on 3 October 2016)
  • Narr RV (online before the beginning of class time on 7 October 2016)
  • Narr FV (online before the beginning of class time on 14 October 2016)

Please note that instructional materials are still being developed for the course.

Class met as scheduled, at 1000 in Weir 110. The class roster listed 20 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. Thirteen attended, verified through the sign-up list. Student participation was adequate. No students from the class attended office hours since the last class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL/THRE 3333.01: Shakespeare: Comedies & Sonnets–21 September 2016

After addressing concerns from and questions about the previous class meeting, discussion turned to consideration of Sonnets 41 through 60.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Discus 4 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 28 September 2016)
  • Discus 5 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 12 October 2016)
  • Discus 6 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 19 October 2016)

Information about later assignments is forthcoming.

Class met as scheduled, at 1435 in Weir 109. The class roster listed four students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. Three attended, verified informally. Student participation was adequate. No students from the class attended office hours since the previous class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL 2340.01: World Literature through the Renaissance–21 September 2016

Discussion asked after questions from earlier classes and reviewed quiz answers from earlier before inquiring about progress on Ppr 1. Thence, it turned to discussion of assigned readings, selections from Catullus.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Discus 3 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 23 September 2016)
  • Ppr 1 RV (online through Schreiner One before the beginning of class time on 26 September 2016)
  • Discus 4 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 30 September 2016)

Please note that instructional materials are still being developed for the course.

Class met as scheduled, at 1100 in Weir 202. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. All attended, verified informally. One student from the class attended office hours since the previous class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL 1301.03: Rhetoric & Composition–21 September 2016

After addressing concerns from and questions about the previous class meeting, discussion asked after progress on the Desc, of which the FV is looming. Talk then introduced the upcoming Narr before breaking off in favor of another riddle quiz.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Desc FV (online before the beginning of class time on 23 September 2016)
  • Narr PV (in typed hard copy at the beginning of class time on 3 October 2016)
  • Narr RV (online before the beginning of class time on 7 October 2016)

Please note that instructional materials are still being developed for the course.

Class met as scheduled, at 1000 in Weir 110. The class roster listed 20 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. All attended, verified through the quiz. Student participation was reasonably good. No students from the class attended office hours since the last class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL 227: Professional Writing, Section 11439–20 September 2016

After addressing questions from and concerns about the previous class meeting, discussion treated assignments previously submitted and moved into continued consideration of the overall group project and its individual components, particularly the report due next.

Students are reminded of the following assignments’ due dates:

  • Group Project Informal Analytical Report (submitted by one group member to the dropbox before 0059, 26 September 2016)
  • Week 4 Discussions (to be completed before 0059, 26 September 2016)

Students should note that the rubric applied to discussions in Week 4 and moving forward is contained herein: ENGL 227 Discussion Assignment Sheet.

The class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 111 of the DeVry San Antonio campus. The class roster listed six students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. Of them, five attended, verified informally. Student participation was reasonably good. No students attended office hours.

Class Report: ENGL/THRE 3333.01: Shakespeare: Comedies & Sonnets–19 September 2016

After addressing concerns from and questions about the previous class meeting, discussion turned to consideration of Sonnets 21 through 40.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Discus 3 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 21 September 2016)
  • Discus 4 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 28 September 2016)
  • Discus 5 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 12 October 2016)

Information about later assignments is forthcoming.

Class met as scheduled, at 1435 in Weir 109. The class roster listed four students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. All attended, verified informally. Student participation was reasonably good. No students from the class attended office hours since the previous class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL 2340.01: World Literature through the Renaissance–19 September 2016

Class time was given over to in-class peer review of Ppr 1. A quiz grade was taken from the presence and overall quality of the students’ papers.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Discus 3 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 23 September 2016)
  • Ppr 1 RV (online through Schreiner One before the beginning of class time on 26 September 2016)
  • Discus 4 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 30 September 2016)

Please note that instructional materials are still being developed for the course.

Class met as scheduled, at 1100 in Weir 202. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. Eleven attended, verified through the quiz. No students from the class attended office hours since the previous class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL 1301.03: Rhetoric & Composition–19 September 2016

After addressing concerns from and questions about the previous class meeting, discussion asked after progress on the Desc, of which the FV is looming. Talk then turned to treating readings, including Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz’s 16 September 2016 piece in The Chronicle of Higher Education, “Professors Are Nerds. Or So Your iPhone Would Have You Believe.”

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Desc FV (online before the beginning of class time on 23 September 2016)
  • Narr PV (in typed hard copy at the beginning of class time on 3 October 2016)
  • Narr RV (online before the beginning of class time on 7 October 2016)

Please note that instructional materials are still being developed for the course.

Class met as scheduled, at 1000 in Weir 110. The class roster listed 20 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. All attended, verified informally. Student participation was good, even as discussion went into uncomfortable concepts. One student from the class attended office hours since the last class meeting.

Class Report: ENGL 2340.01: World Literature through the Renaissance–16 September 2016

After addressing concerns from and questions about the previous class meeting, discussion asked after progress on Ppr 1. It then turned to the assigned readings until breaking for a quiz.

Students are reminded of the following due dates:

  • Ppr 1 PV (in typed hard copy at the beginning of class time on 19 September 2016)
  • Discus 3 (to be completed online before the beginning of class time on 23 September 2016)
  • Ppr 1 RV (online through Schreiner One before the beginning of class time on 26 September 2016)

Please note that instructional materials are still being developed for the course.

Class met as scheduled, at 1100 in Weir 202. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting. Eleven attended, verified through the quiz. Student participation was reasonably good. No students from the class attended office hours since the previous class meeting.