Week 12: April 15-18 (Friday, April 19, Study Day, No classes) and Week 13: April 22-26, 2019
Start reading Chapter 12 in Escholz and Rosa.
Discuss argumentation essay. Choose subject, thesis and antithesis.
Friday, April 19, Study Day. No classes.
Week 13 (no Journal due).
Optional resource: US Navy Certificate.
Optional Resource: Hiroshima Archive (article).
Optional resource: Catholic colloquium on nuclear disarmament.
Optional resource: Alamogordo.
Week 14: April 29-May 3, 2019
Week 15: May 6-9, 2019
--> Book Test on Hiroshima, available on BlackBoard on Monday. Password provided. All book tests due by Friday, May 3, at 5 pm.
Tentative: Sample Final Exams.
Peer Review of Argument paper draft Wednesday, May 1/Thursday, May 2. Students who fail to bring a draft will be asked to leave and will be counted absent for the day, and receive a "zero" for the day's work.
Tentative Resource: War and Propaganda, by Ron Forthofer. Respond: How does present day "propaganda" as described by Forthover affect you personally? Write in the first person, using "I, me, we and us."
Tentative movie video selection related to theme of course, from: Philadelphia Experiment II.
Optional Resource: Editorial Cartoon, by Toles (1987). Reproduced and posted for classroom use only. Text of cartoon.
Optional resource: Academic article (2016) "Many college students take remedial courses, but only some benefit, researchers find." Respond (freestyle): How have you, personally, benefited so far from taking this developmental course? Write response in first person, using "I," "me," and "my."
Students complete course evaluations online from My.UTEP.edu. Once you have logged in, click on the Classes tab on the left side. You will see the Course Evaluations module and your classes will be listed. Click on the course names or CRNs to complete the evaluation for each course.
Video "Don't be a Sucker." ~23 min.
PRINTOUTS OF ALL READING JOURNALS FOR THE NOVEL DUE at beginning of class Wednesday, May 1/Thursday, May 2. Journals close after that time.--> Book Test on Hiroshima, assigned on BlackBoard on Tuesday/Wednesday. Password provided. All book tests due by Friday, May 3,
at 5 pm.
Course Evaluations reminder.
Tentative: Video resource: Why we Fight (America in the War).
Review/practice for final exam.
Resource: Letter of Claudius
Turn in Argumentation Essay. Final Draft due by Wednesday, May 8/Thursday, May 9, at the beginning of class.
Tentative audio presentation: Norman Corwin audio for VJ day (~16 min). Warning: No subtitles. Trigger Warning: Contains some words and phrases that may now be considered offensive and/or racist.
Last day of classes Thursday, May 9, 2019. No classes Fri., May 10 ("Dead Day").