Class Report: ENGL 135, 21 August 2017

For the final meeting of the session, students were asked to complete the reflective postscript assigned by the University, as well as to address student surveys if they had not already done so.

Class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the previous class meeting; three attended, verified informally. Student participation was as expected.

No requests for out-of-class meetings were noted.

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Class Report: ENGL 135, 14 August 2017

After asking about questions from the previous class meeting, discussion focused on concerns noted during review of the most recent major assignment submitted. Students’ direct concerns were addressed, as well, as was some material for the next class meeting, and a peer-review exercise took up some class time. More time was offered, as well, to revise work based on concerns of peer review.

Class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting; six attended, verified informally. Student participation was good.

No requests for out-of-class meetings have been noted.

Class Report: ENGL 135, 7 August 2017

After asking about questions from the previous class meeting, discussion focused on document design and paratextuals. Students’ direct concerns were addressed, as well, as were concerns of organization, and time was offered for completion of upcoming assignments.

Class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting; eight attended, verified informally. Student participation was good.

No requests for out-of-class meetings have been noted.

Class Report, ENGL 135: 31 July 2017

After asking about questions from the previous class meeting, discussion turned to concerns of improving upon essays, focusing largely thereupon for most of course time. Class concluded with time to work on upcoming assignments.

Some course notes from the previous meeting have been posted in the class learning management system. Others from before and those from the most recent meeting are forthcoming.

Class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting; seven attended, verified informally. Student participation was somewhat subdued.

Office hours have yet to be decided upon, but no requests for out-of-class meetings have been noted.

Class Report: ENGL 135, 24 July 2017

After asking about questions from the previous class meeting, discussion turned to concerns of annotated bibliography, focusing largely thereupon for most of course time. Class concluded with time to work on annotations, given external constraints.

Some course notes from the previous meeting have been posted in the class learning management system. Others from before and those from the most recent meeting are forthcoming.

Class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting; nine attended, verified informally. Student participation was good.

Office hours have yet to be decided upon, but no requests for out-of-class meetings have been noted.

Class Report: ENGL 135, 17 July 2017

After asking about questions from the previous class meeting, discussion turned to organization within and among paragraphs before addressing readings and assignments.

Some course notes from the second meeting have been posted in the class learning management system. Others from before and those from the most recent meeting are forthcoming.

Class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 12 students enrolled, a decline of one since the last class meeting; six attended, verified informally. Student participation was reasonably good.

Office hours have yet to be decided upon, but no requests for out-of-class meetings have been noted.

Class Report: ENGL 135, 10 July 2017

After asking about questions from the previous class meeting, discussion turned to contexts of written communication and reliability of sources before addressing readings and assignments.

Course notes from the first meeting have been posted in the class learning management system. Those from the most recent meeting are forthcoming.

Class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 13 students enrolled, unchanged since the last class meeting; nine attended, verified informally. Student participation was reasonably good.

Office hours have yet to be decided upon, but no requests for out-of-class meetings have been noted.

Class Report: ENGL 135, 8 July 2017

For the first class meeting of the session, which was rescheduled due to a recent holiday, discussion focused on introductions to the instructor, the course, rhetoric as a discipline, readings, and assignments.

Class met as scheduled, at 0900 in Rm. 106 of the San Antonio campus. The class roster listed 13 students enrolled; seven attended, verified informally. Student participation was reasonably good for a first class.

Office hours have yet to be decided upon.

Initial Comments for the July 2017 Session at DeVry University in San Antonio

I seem to be a bit further ahead this time.

The year seems to have come full-round, and I am once again looking at teaching at DeVry University during the July session of the year. This time, I have two classes once again:

  • ENGL 135: Advanced Composition
  • ENGL 147N: Advanced English Composition

The former is a class I have taught before. The latter is a similar class oriented specifically towards nursing students. Both will be new, however, as the school is transitioning to a new learning management system, so we will all be feeling our way forward.

The transition to the new learning management system does have the effect of placing more of the materials I would post to this space on the school’s system. As such, I’ll not be putting as much about my DeVry teaching here, although I’ll still post my usual course logs–and perhaps some other materials, as well.

Check back often for more information!