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Writers’(Studio(WRA(101:(Writing(as(Inquiry(!Spring!2020,!4!credits!Sections!73,!82,!90!!“For!me!(and!most!of!the!other!writers!I!know )!w riting!is!not!rap tu ro u s .!In!fa ct ,!th e!o n ly !w a y!I!c an !g et !an y th in g!written!at!all!is!to!write!really,!really!shitty!first!drafts”!!--Anne!Lamont,!Bird%by%Bird%%(Dr.(Eric(S.(Hood(Email:([email protected](Twitter:(@DrEricSHood1(Office(Location:(253(Bessey(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !Office(Hours:!Wed(10-2(&(by(appointment(Phone:((785)(691-5218(((Course(Description(The!study!and!practice!of!invention,!arrangement,!revision,!style,!and!delivery!to!help!students!make!successful!transitions!to!writing,!reading,!and!researching!in!higher!education.!!!Tier(One(Writing(As!part!of!the!general!education!requirement,!Tier!One!Writing!contributes!to!the!University’s!mission!by!focusing!on!inquiry-based!teaching!and!learning!that!encourages!students!to!become!contributing!members!of!the!university’s!community!of!scholars!committed!to!asking!important!questions!and!seeking!rich!responses!to!those!questions.!Tier!One!Writing!helps!students!develop!the!skills,!knowledg e,!and !attitud es!ne cessa ry!to!im p rove !the!qu ality!of!life!for!them se lves!a nd!others!through!their!scholarly,!social!and!professional!activities.!(Required(Texts(and(Materials(:!!● Pack!of!100!4x6!Index!Cards!(lined!on!Front,!blank!on!back)!● MEAD!Composition!Notebook!(9.75”x7.5”!College!Ruled)!● Papermate!FLAIR!pen!(Medium,!available!at!SBS)!!● There!are!no(required(texts!for!this!cours e.!!A ny !re q uir ed !re a din g !w ill!b e !m a de !a va ilab le !by!the!instructor.!! GOOGLE Classroom We!will!be!using!Google!Classroom!to!share!and!archive!our!work.!Please!bring!an!appropriate!work!device!(laptop/tablet/phone)!to!every!class.!If!you!are!unable!to!bring!an!appropriate!device!please!make!arrangements!with!the!instructor!at!the!start!of!the!term.!!Major Course Assignments and Grade Distribution This!course!includes!5!major!units,!each!with!a!major!project:!Narrative!Paper,!Cultural!Artifact!Paper,!Disciplinary/Professional!Literacy!Project,!Remix!Project,!Final!Reflection!Project.!Each!of!these!projects!will!inclu de!ess ential!elements!that!students !m ust!co m plete !to!pas s,!includin g:!preflections!(goal!setting!and!proposals),!drafts,!peer!reviews,!revision!p la n s,!a nd !p ro je ct !reflections.!Grades!will!be!determined !using!the!cou rse!Grad e!Con tract.!Students!w ill!indicate!the!grade!level!they!will!work!be!working!toward!at!the!start!of!the!term.!Each!level!has!clearly!stated!minimum!standards!that!must!be!achieved!to!receive!each!grade.!Students!are!advised!to!consider!carefully!the!level!of!engagement!they!are!prepared!to!bring!to!this!course.!Although!students!will!choose!their!grade!at!the!start!of!the!course,!there!will!be!opportunities!to!revise!any!student’s!contract!during!the!term.!Students!who!fail!to!meet!the!obligations!they!committed!to!on!their!contract!will!be!granted!the!highest!possible!grade!they!can!qualify!for!according!to!the!terms!set!out!in!the!contract.!(!(Attendance(Policy(Students!whose!names!do!not!appear!on!the!official!class!list!for!this!course!may!not!attend!this!class.!Students!who!fail!to!attend!the!first!four!class!sessions!or!class!by!the!fifth!day!of!the!semester,!whichever!occurs!first,!may!be!dropp ed!from !the!course.!!Attendance!is!mandatory.!!Your!course!grade!will!suffer!if!you!miss!this!class.!Accordingly,!some!class!periods!will!be!worth!a!greater!portion!of!your!grade!than!others.!Please!see!the!course!schedule!and!talk!to!me!if!you!have!any!questions.!!!Moreover,!attendance!requires!more!than!simply!showing!up.!!It!includes!being!prepared!and!actively!engaging!the!material,!your!classmates,!and!the!instructor.!You!are!expected!to!come!to!class!prepared!and!to!actively!participate!in!every!class!session.!This!means,!in!part,!that!you!will!have!drafts!completed!and!read!and!thought!about!any!assigned!readings.!(Resources(Instructo r(I!want!you!to!g row !in !this!class.!Ple ase !talk!to!m e !if!you!h ave !an y!con ce rns.!W e !w ill!have !sch ed uled !conference!times,!but!my!office!hours!are!wide!open!to!you,!and!if!you!are!unable!to!attend!scheduled!times,!we!can!arrange!an !appo intmen t!time.!You!can!also!con tact!me!by !ema il.!((Fellow(classmates!We!are!a!community!of!learners,!and!no!one!understands!what!you!are!going!through!better!than!your!fellow!classmates.!Ask!questions,!meet,!email,!and!write!together.!!The(Writing(Center(Visit!these!people.!They!are!trained!to!help!you!and!are!familiar!with!the!projects!you!are!working!on.!Locations!are!all!over!the!campus!with!a!crazy!amount!of!open!hours.!!Visit!http://writing.msu.edu!to!schedule!an!ap po intm en t.!!Resource(Center(for(People(with(Disabilities:!https://www.rcpd.msu.edu!(The(Counseling(Center:!http://www.counseling.msu.edu!(Libraries:!http://www.lib.msu.edu!(Computer(Labs:!http://tech.msu.edu/computerlabs/!(Academic(Honesty:!The!Spar ta n !C o d e !o f!H o n o r !sta t es ,!"As!a!Spar ta n ,!I!will!strive!to !u p h o ld !v a lu e s!of!the!highest!ethical!standard.!I!will!practice!honesty!in!my!work,!foster!honesty!in!my!peers,!and!take!pride!in!kno w ing!tha t!hon or!is!w orth !m ore!th an !grades.!I!will!carry!these!values!beyond!my!time!as!a!studen t!at!M ichiga n!Sta te!Un iversity ,!continu ing !the!en dea vor!to !build!p erso na l!integrity!in!all!that!I!d o ."!In !ad d itio n ,!A rtic le !2.II I.B .2!o f!th e !St u de n t!R ig h ts !an d !R es p o n sib ilit ies !(S R R )!s ta te s!that!"The!student!shares!with!the!faculty!the!responsibility!for!maintaining!the!integrity!of!scholarship,!grades,!and!professional!standards."!The!Departm en t!of!Writing,!Rhetoric!and!American!Culture!adheres!to!the!policies!on!academic!honesty!as!specified!in!General!Student!Regulations!1.0,!Protection!of!Scholarship!and!Grades;!the!all-University!Policy!on!Integrity!of!Scholarship!and!Grades;!and!Ordinance!17.00,!Examinations.!(See!Spartan!Life:!Student!Handbook!and!Resource!Guide!and/or!the!MSU!Web!site:!www.msu.edu.)!!Therefore,!unless!authorized!by!your!instructor,!you!are!expected!to!complete!all!course!assignments,!including!homework,!lab!work,!quizzes,!tests!and!exams,!without!assistance!from!any!source.!You!are!expected!to!develop!original!work


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