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This Week (until September 21st)

Hello Scholars, Thank you for your great participation in today’s class. Before Wednesday, please do the following: 1. Continue working on your Interview Assignment. Please make sure you have shared it with your interviewee and please give each other feedback before you submit your final draft. The final draft will be due on Blackboard on September 30th. 2. Please upload a photograph of yourself onto your zoom account. 3. Have another look at the Op-Ed Assignment, and please think about a possible topic you may want to write about. Please be ready to share this in Wednesday’s class. The recording …

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This Week (until September 16th)

Hello All, Thank you for a great class. We spoke about the Course Learning Outcomes and how they will relate to your Final Self Reflection. I would recommend that you start by writing a mini reflection for each one of our assignments shortly after you finish them.  Here is the slide show including the Course Learning Outcomes Your first draft of the Interview Assignment is due on September 16th and the final draft is due on September 23rd. Next we will start working on the Op-Ed, which we’ll talk about next Monday September 23rd.  This Wednesday, we will do our Portfolio Workshop. For those of you who were …

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September 14th Class

Hello All, We will meet tomorrow in our Zoom classroom at 9:30 a.m. The link is in Blackboard. I plan to move our Portfolio Workshop to tomorrow so that you can start adding content to your portfolios as we work on our other assignments. Before we begin building our Portfolios, we’ll go over the Interview Assignment to see whether there are remaining questions before your rough draft is submitted. I also want to see how you did with your Accountability Groups. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know. See you in class, Yolande

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Wednesday September 2nd

Hello All, For tomorrow’s class you will be working independently, and you will begin preliminary work for the Interview Assignment. I will be available on Zoom during our regular class session. I recommend you establish contact with your Interview Group Partner during the class hour, and if you have any issues, please pop into the Zoom session or email me to let me know how it’s going. Please read the following: Interview Tips (Good sample questions and good tips for organizing your information) Topics/Interview Types (In particular the first section which deals with types of interview and types of questions) Interview Presentation (Optional, this includes …

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Monday August 31st

Hello All, Thank you to those of you who have completed your entries on the Introductions Discussion Board. Please remember that to get full marks for this you need to post your introduction and respond to at least one classmate before our class tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.  Please also remember to post a draft of your Resume/Cover Letter Assignment in the relevant Discussion Board before tomorrow’s class to get full marks for this part of the Assignment. Tomorrow, we’ll have a look at some of your comments and favorite reads from the Introduction Board, we’ll take any questions about the …

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Welcome to Class!

Hello Scholars! Welcome to Writing for the Humanities and Arts Fall 2020! In this course you will have the opportunity to explore writing genres including opinion pieces, interviews, creative nonfiction, and grant writing; and to create multimedia presentations of your ideas. All of the materials you need will be available here and on Blackboard.  In our first class on Wednesday August 26th at 9:30 a.m., we will meet on Zoom for an informal introduction to the class. You will meet some of your peers in small breakout rooms and we’ll talk about your expectations and hopes for this class. I’ll send an …

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