Assignment Outcomes
  • Students will be able to demonstrate interest in and interaction with the course material on a consistent basis throughout the semester.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate respect for the ideas of others, even when expressing a different point of view.
  • Students will be able to think about more deeply about specific aspects of the readings.
Relevant Course Outcomes
  • Students will be able to read works of literature closely and thoroughly.
  • Students will be able to develop insights effectively through written communication, particularly via collaborative wiki.
  • Students will be able to identify the steps of the research process and apply information literacy skills in a variety of contexts.

Throughout the semester, we will complete a variety of different kinds of activities, some independently and some in groups. Graded activities are marked in yellow on the Course Schedule. Others will be announced in class and designated on the Facebook group.

Instructions
  • Instructions will be given individually for each activity.

How Activities Will Be Graded
  • Activities will be 15% of the overall course grade.
  • Activities will be awarded points based upon the following scale.
Points
Characteristics
10
Complete, follows instructions, thorough, obvious evidence of investment in activity
9-8
Complete, follows instructions, mostly thorough, solid evidence of investment in activity
7
Complete, although perhaps missing some instructions, very little evidence of investment in activity
6
Present, but almost no evidence of investment in activity
5
Present, but little more than name
0
Did not complete