U of M GWSS 4403 - Blog Assignment (4 pages)

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University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
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Gwss 4403 - Queering Theory

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BLOG PROJECT GWSS GLBT 4403 FALL 2009 OVERVIEW ENTRIES 30 or 300 points 15 total 20 points each 7 3 5 Direct engagements with the readings Annotated bibliographies Queer This posts ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT 10 or 100 points 10 total 10 points each 3 Comments posted in response to the query in Class Summaries and Queries 4 Comments posted on direct engagement OR annotated bibliography entries 3 Comments posted on any blog entries NOTE While you are encouraged to post as much as you are able only 2 entries and 1 comment per week will count towards your overall grade EXPLANATION ENTRIES 7 DIRECT ENGAGEMENTS 6 that you chose 1 required additional reading These direct engagements with our course readings are expected to include an appreciation critique and summary of your chosen reading or readings One of these direct engagements will be focused on the additional article that you are required to read and present on for your presentation It will be due the week of your presentation The other 6 entries can be based on a course reading of your choosing See the end of this description for entry deadlines Appreciation involves figuring out what the author is saying and demonstrating a clear understanding of their argument and how they develop and defend it Appreciation does not require that you agree with the reading Instead it requires that you clearly state what the author is trying to state What is their main argument What is the purpose of that argument How do they defend it Critique involves assessing what the author is saying Critique should not involve a total rejection of dismissal of your chosen readings Instead they could include raising some critical or questions and or exploring the benefits or limitations of the argument Construction involves applying the concepts from the reading to your own thoughts areas of interest and research or experiences It could also involve applying the reading to the topics discussions of our class There is no word count requirement Your



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