Jo Doran, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Assistant Professor & ESL Coordinator, Northern Michigan University

~ 493 – Monday Class 2013

CRN 10988

JAMR 242

Monday 3:00 – 4:40

PBWorks Page

Groups – First Half / Second Half: For Conferences – IN MY OFFICE

Email/Attachment Rules

Document Formatting

Your Responsibilities Page

CALENDAR (subject to change)

493-2, 10988, Monday 3:00 – 4:40, Winter 2013

GRADING & POINTS                                       (*DO = Deductions Only)

Description     Points    Total Earned        Points
PBWorks Picture and Short Bio Posted *DO
Questionnaire
*DO
Facebook Assignment Entails group work and individual response essay in hard copy format 50
Main Project – One of the following:

  1. Graduate School
  2. Job Position
  3. Personal
See Individual Assignments. 350
Literary Theory Paper 200
Resume/CV Assignment 100
Cover Letter/Personal Statement, Statement of Purpose 100
Conferences (4 @ 40) See Calendar for details. 200
Project Book
See Individual Assignment. *DO
TOTAL 960

 

CALENDAR

Week
In Class Due Today
Mon. Jan. 14
  • Introductions
  • Syllabus
  • Course Requirements
  • Assignments
  • Main Project
  • Presentation Folder
  • Questions/Answers
  • Exchange emails
  • Facebook/Google Assignment
  • Sample Writing Assignment (due by midnight tonight)
  • PBWorks Page: Completed by end of first week
  • Sample Writing Assignment: Emailed within 48 hours of first class
Mon. Jan. 21
No Class – Martin Luther King Day
Mon. Jan. 28
  • Resumes/CVS
  • Cover Letters
  • Statements of Purpose and Personal Statements
  • Job Interviewing
  • Informational Interviewing
  • Volunteer/Community Service
  • Query Letter/Submission

Please make sure you have signed up for conferences for Sept. 17.

  1. Facebook Assignment: Posted to your PBWorks page by class time today
  2. Readings:
  • Critical Thinking
  • Professional Presence (Read “Professional Presence,” two articles)
  • Resumes/CVs
  • Cover Letters
  • Personal Statement
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Query Letters
Mon. Feb. 4
Work on Checklist and Timeline in Class. Each student is to meet with me to discuss their plans (for about 5 minutes each). The Checklist and Timeline are due by Tuesday, Feb. 5 at midnight.  
Mon. Feb. 11 Conferences – First Half of Class * You are to keep your own notes, and I will keep mine, to keep track of what we decide you will work on for each of your conference meetings. Do not email me – asking me what we discussed – unless you have a very good reason. Therefore – take notes during conferences.
Mon. Feb. 18
Conferences – Second Half of Class  *
Mon. Feb. 25
Conferences – First Half of Class *
Mon. Mar. 11
Conferences – Second Half of Class *
Mon. Mar. 18
Conferences – First Half of Class *
Mon. Mar. 25
Conferences – Second Half of Class *
Mon. Apr. 1
Conferences – First Half of Class *
Mon. Apr. 8
Conferences – Second Half of Class *
Mon. Apr. 15
Conferences –  First Half of Class *
Mon. Apr. 22
Conferences – Second Half of Class *
Mon. Apr. 29
Final Exam Week Please check the NMU website for the Final Exam day time.
Final Exam Time Project Books are due in my office during final exam time for your course. I will be in my office for the entire ‘exam’ time.

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