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Week 1: Friday, January 4: Online Class Only

Read Course Syllabus and complete the first week online Friday forum.

Week 2: January 7, 9, and 11

Read Stephen North's Chapter 1 from Making of Knowledge in Composition; Begin Career Projects Research

Week 3: January 14, 16, & 18

Read Lance Massey and Richard Gebhardt's Introduction to Changing of Knowledge in CompositionContinue Career Projects Research

Week 4: No Class on Monday, January 21. Meet January 23, & online January 25

Read Louise Wetherbee Phelps and John M. Ackerman "Making the Case for Disciplinarity"

Week 5: January 28, 30; February 1 &

Read Maureen Daly Goggin "Composing a Discipline"
Read Diana George and John Trimbur "Whatever Happened to the 4th C?"

Week 6: February 4, 6, & 8

Job Market/Career Projects due; Begin Archive Research Projects; Read Maxine Hairston "The Winds of Change"

Week 7: February 11, 13, & 15

Read Robert Connors "Dreams and Play: Historical Method and Methodology"

Week 8: No Class

Winter Break!

Week 9: February 25, 27, & March 1

Discussion of Methods Due for Archival Research Projects

Read Robert Connors "Handbooks: History of a Genre"
Read Debra Hawhee "Composition History and the Harbrace Handbook"
Draft of Archival Research Projects due.

Week 10: March 4, 6, & 8



Read Kathleen Blake Yancey - "Made Not Only in Words"
Read Deborah Balzhiser and Susan McLeod "The Undergraduate Writing Major"
Read "Writing Majors at a Glance"

Week 11: March 11, Online classes on March 13 & 15

Begin Current Programs Group Project

Read Lisa Meloncon "Master's Programs in Technical Communication"

Week 12: March 18, 20, & 22

 

Week 13: March 25, 27, & 29

Revised Draft of Archival Research Projects Due

Week 14: April 1, 3, & 5

Week 15: April 8, 10, & 12

Peer Review of Current Programs Group Projects

Week 16: April 15 & 17

1. Present Current Programs Group Projects
2. Submit Final Drafts of Archival Projects and Portfolios