WRITING 170 ONLINE - *Tentative* Course Plan - Winter 2010
Documentation - CRN # 11360 - 1 Credit Transfer Elective
Instructor: Cora Agatucci
URL of this web page: http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/wr170/WR170courseplanW2010.htm

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UNIT 1 & Begin UNIT 2 (Week #1)

WEEK #1

Mon - Wed
1/4 - 1/6
2010
UNIT 1: START HERE: Intro & Attendance Requirement
--Complete Unit 1 Required Readings
--Prepare DB 1 Introduction & Attendance Requirement for posting
Wed., 1/6
by 11 PM

 

Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
Post DB 1 Introduction & Attendance Requirement
(10 pts possible)

              
DB = Discussion Board assignment
DB 1 must be complete & posted on time if registered students want to retain their place in this course and if wait-listed students want to obtain a place in this course!
Thurs., 1/7 Via COCC email, Cora will contact Wait-Listed WR170 Students who posted DB 1 on time, to be added as space becomes available. Registered WR 170 students who do NOT post DB 1 on time will be administratively dropped.
Thurs
1/7 . . .
Begin UNIT 2: Plagiarism
--Unit 2 Required Readings

Week #1 - FYI :
(1) FRI., 1/8/2010: LAST DAY TO ADD A NEW CLASS
See COCC 2009-2010 Academic Calendar: Important Dates:
http://new.cocc.edu/Degrees_Classes/CalendarRef/default.aspx
(2) COCC CAP Center - Career Services, Academic Advising, Personal Counseling
Week #1 Drop-in Advising (COCC Barber Library lower level): See
CAP Center Information: http://cap.cocc.edu/ 
(3) COCC Registration - Week #1 Extended Hours in BEC (Boyle Education Center): See
COCC Registration Information: http://current.cocc.edu/Advising_Registration/default.aspx

Finish UNIT 2 (Week #2)

WEEK #2

Mon -Thurs
1/11 - 1/14
Finish UNIT 2: Plagiarism
--Complete Unit 2 Required Readings
--Begin Unit 2 Quiz
Fri., 1/15
by 11 PM
Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
Complete/Submit Unit 2 Quiz
(20 pts possible)
Sat
1/16 . . .
Begin UNIT 3: Documentation Styles
--Unit 3 Required Readings

Week #2 - FYI:  FRI., 1/15/2010, 5:00 PM:
(1) DUE:
Winter 2010 Tuition payment & (2) End of 100% Refund for full-term classes
See also COCC 2009-2010 Academic Calendar: Important Dates:
http://new.cocc.edu/Degrees_Classes/CalendarRef/default.aspx

UNIT 3 (Week #3) REVISED

WEEK #3 REVISED

MON., 1/18: Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday: No classes & College is closed.

Week #3- FYI:  Tues. 1/19/2010: Begin LATE Payment fee & LATE Registration fee
See also:
COCC 2009-2010 Academic Calendar: Important Dates:
http://new.cocc.edu/Degrees_Classes/CalendarRef/default.aspx

Tues - Fri.
1/19 - 1/22
REV.
UNIT 3: Documentation Styles
--Complete Unit 3 Required Readings
--Begin working on Unit 3 graded assignments
(Unit 3 Quiz & DB Units 2 & 3 Documentation Survey)
Fri., 1/22
by 11 PM
Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
Complete/Submit Unit 3 Quiz  (10 pts possible)

Optional

Activate DB Course Q & A (ongoing): Student Questions are welcomed, Cora will respond as soon as she can, & all WR 170 students are encouraged to review and post to DB Course Q & A regularly - Optional!

Finish Unit 3 & Begin UNIT 4 (Week #4) REVISED

WEEK #4 REVISED

Mon -1/25 UNIT 3: Documentation Styles, cont'd
--
REV. Continue working on Unit 3 graded assignments
(Unit 3 Quiz & DB Units 2 & 3 Documentation Survey)
Tues, 1/26
by 11 PM
REV. deadline
REV.Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
Complete/Submit Unit 3 Quiz 
(10 pts possible)
Wed - Thurs
1/27 - 1/28
REV.
UNIT 3: Documentation Styles, cont'd
--
REV. Prepare DB Units 2 & 3 Documentation Survey assignment for posting
Fri, 1/29
by 11 PM
REV. deadline
REV.Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
Post DB Units 2 & 3 Documentation Survey
(10 pts possible)

              
DB
= Discussion Board assignment
Sat
1/30 . . .
Begin UNIT 4: Bibliography Construction
--Begin Unit 4 Required Readings

Optional

Activate DB Course Q & A (ongoing): Student Questions are welcomed, Cora will respond as soon as she can, & all WR 170 students are encouraged to review and post to DB Course Q & A regularly - Optional!

Begin UNIT 4 cont'd (Week #5) Revised

WEEK #5 Revised

Mon - Wed
2/1 - 2/3
REV.
UNIT 4: Bibliography Construction
--Begin reading Unit 4 Required Readings (as they become available - i.e. as Cora gets them posted to Unit 4 in Blackboard)
DELETE:
--Begin Unit 4 Quiz
Thurs. 2/4
by 11 PM
Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
Complete/Submit Unit 4 Quiz  (30 pts possible)
Fri,
2/5 . . .
REV.
UNIT 4: Bibliography Construction, cont'd
--Continue reading Unit 4 Required Readings (as they become available - i.e. as Cora gets them posted to Unit 4 in Blackboard)
DELETE: ---Begin Bibliography Construction Problems assignment & contact Cora via email if you have questions: cagatucci@cocc.edu OR post questions to DB Course Q & A

Optional

DB Course Q & A (ongoing)

Service Interruption Alert & How to get to Blackboard Feb 6 & 7

The second of four known network outages is scheduled for the weekend of Saturday, Feb 6th, starting at
7 a.m. and continuing through Sunday, Feb 7th at 10 p.m.

Throughoutthe 6th/7th weekend all campus IT systems will be offline except phones and voice mail.  This includes but is not limited to email, web, remote desktop, network storage, student/staff online services, computer labs,etc.

  • Users will still be able to get to Blackboard directly by going to bb.cocc.edu from locations that have internet access.

Finish Continue Unit 4 & Begin UNIT 5 (Week #6) Revised

WEEK #6 Revised

Mon 2/8  FYI: Midterm Grade Reports due from all COCC Instructors
WR 170 Students should review "View Grades" in our Bb course menu, & contact Cora - cagatucci@cocc.edu - with any questions/concerns re: grades to date.
Mon - Thurs
2/8 - 2/11
REV.
UNIT 4: Bibliography Construction, cont'd
--Continue reading Unit 4 Required Readings (as they become available - assuming Cora really can get to Bb to post the rest of Unit 4 Required Readings on Feb. 6-7)
DELETE: --Prepare Bibliography Construction Problems assignment, cont'd
Thurs. 2/11
by 11 PM
DELETE: Submit completed Bibliography Construction Problems assignment (30 pts possible) via individual email to Cora: cagatucci@cocc.edu
Fri
2/12 . . .
REV.
UNIT 4: Bibliography Construction, cont'd
--Finish reading Unit 4 Required Readings
--Begin Unit 4 Quiz & Begin Unit 4 Bibliography Construction Problems assignment
DELETE: Begin UNIT 5: In-Text Citation Practices--Begin Unit 5 Required Readings

Optional

DB Course Q & A (ongoing)

Finish Unit 4 UNIT 5, cont'd (Week #7) Revised

WEEK #7 Revised

Mon - 2/15
REV.
UNIT 4: Bibliography Construction, cont'd
--
REV. Continue working on Unit 4 graded assignments
(i.e. Unit 4 Quiz & Unit 4
Bibliography Construction Problems assignment)
DELETE: UNIT 5: In-Text Citation Practices, cont'd
--Complete Unit 5 Required Readings --Begin Unit 5 Quiz
Tues. 2/16
by 11 PM
REV. deadline
REV. deadline Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
--
Complete/Submit Unit 4 Quiz 
(30 pts possible)
Wed. & Thurs. 2/17 & 2/18
REV.
UNIT 4: Bibliography Construction, cont'd
--
REV. Finish preparation of Unit 4 Bibliography Construction Problems assignment
DELETE: Complete/Submit Unit 5 Quiz  (20 pts possible)
Fri, 2/19
by 11 PM
REV. deadline
REV. deadline Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
--Submit completed Bibliography Construction Problems assignment (30 pts possible) for grading via individual email to Cora: cagatucci@cocc.edu

FYI: Fri., 2/19, 5 PM: Last day to drop full-term classes with no grade on transcript
& last day to change to/from audit or to add classes.

Optional

DB Course Q & A (ongoing)

Service Interruption Alert & How to get to Blackboard Feb 20

The next scheduled outage will take place on Saturday, February 20th and will affect:
  •  all campus IT services (except Blackboard from off campus) between 7 a.m.
    and 10 a.m. due to COCC’s internet connection being offline, and
  •  all IT services within the Boyle Education Center from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m"
  • Users will still be able to get to Blackboard directly by going to bb.cocc.edu from locations that have internet access.

Finish Begin UNIT 5 (Week #8) Revised

WEEK #8 Revised

FYI:  Mon., 2/22: Begin date for required instructor approval to withdraw/drop classes

Mon - Fri.
2/22 -2/26
REV.
REV. UNIT 5: In-Text Citation Practices
--Begin Reading Unit 5 Required Readings
Thurs 2/25
by 11 PM
DELETE: Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:  Submit completed In-Text Citation Problems assignment (20 pts possible) via individual email to Cora: cagatucci@cocc.edu

Blackboard Service Interruption:
Fri., 2/26/10 11:59 PM to Sat. 2/27/10 2:59 AM
(per System Announcement posted 2/23/10, by Blackboard Administrator)

Sat - Sun
2/27 - 2/28
REV.
REV. Cora will critique/grade students' submitted Unit 4 Bibliography Construction Problems assignments, send critiques to students via individual email, and record students' scores in Blackboard Grade Center. Check your COCC email!

Optional

DB Course Q & A (ongoing)

Begin UNIT 6 Continue UNIT 5 (Week #9) Revised

WEEK #9 Revised

Mon - Thurs.
3/1 -3/4
REV.
REV. UNIT 5: In-Text Citation Practices
--Finish Unit 5 Required Readings
--Begin working on Unit 5 Quiz (worth 20 pts. possible)
--Begin working on Unit 5 In-Text Citation Problems assignment
(worth 20 pts. possible)
--If you have questions about these assignments, please c
ontact Cora via email cagatucci@cocc.edu OR post questions to DB Course Q & A
--Please check "View Grades": if you need to complete/submit any Late/Make-Up WR 170 work, now is the time to do so! Cora accepts late work (with late penalty), but if you submit/post past-due quiz/zes and/or DB assignment/s please let Cora know - via individual emails to cagatucci@cocc.edu -  so that Cora can review and score your Late assignments, then amend your Bb grade record.
Fri. 3/5
by 11 PM
REV. deadline Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
--
Complete/Submit Unit 5 Quiz 
(20 pts possible)

Fri. 
3/5 . . .

REV. UNIT 5: In-Text Citation Practices
--Continue working on Unit 5 In-Text Citation Problems assignment
--If you have questions about this assignment, please c
ontact Cora via email cagatucci@cocc.edu OR post questions to DB Course Q & A
--Again, please check "View Grades": If you need to submit/complete any Late/Make-Up WR 170 work, now is the time to do so! Cora accepts late work (with late penalty), but if you submit/post past-due quiz/zes and/or DB assignment/s please let Cora know - via individual emails to cagatucci@cocc.edu -  so that Cora can review and score your Late assignments, then amend your Bb grade record.

Optional

DB Course Q & A (ongoing)

UNIT 6, cont'd Finish UNIT 5 & Begin Unit 6 (Week #10) Revised

WEEK #10 Revised

Mon.
3/8
REV.
REV. UNIT 5: In-Text Citation Practices
--Finish Unit 5 In-Text Citation Problems assignment
Cora will verify (and adjust if necessary) students' Unit 5 Quiz scores in Blackboard.
Tues. 3/9
by 11 PM
REV.
REV. deadline Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
--
Submit completed Unit 5 In-Text Citation Problems assignment (20 pts possible) for grading via individual email to Cora: cagatucci@cocc.edu
Wed. 3/10 FYI: Last day to withdraw from classes & Instructor's approval is required.
Wed - Fri.
3/10 -3/12
REV. Begin UNIT 6: Review & revised/reduced Final (Editing assignment has been eliminated)
--Read Unit 6 Required Readings (Review)
Cora will critique/grade students' submitted Unit 5 In-Text Citation Problems assignments, send critiques to students via individual email, and record students' scores in Blackboard Grade Center.  Check your COCC email!
Fri, 3/12
by 11 PM

LAST CHANCE DEADLINE for submitting any Late WR 170 work you need to make up!

Fri
3/12 . . .
UNIT 6: Review & revised/reduced Final, cont'd
--Finish Unit 6 Required Readings (Review)
--Begin working on Unit 6 (Review) Quiz (20 pts. possible)
--Begin preparing DB Final Course Reflections Survey (10 pts. possible)
NOTE: Unit 6 Documentation Editing Assignment has been eliminated.

Finish UNIT 6 (Finals Week) Revised

FINALS WEEK - MARCH 15-19, 2010 Revised

Mon. - Tues
3/15 - 3/16
UNIT 6: Review & revised/reduced Final, cont'd
--Work on Unit 6 (Review) Quiz
--Work on preparing DB Final Course Reflections Survey for posting
Again NOTE: Unit 6 Documentation Editing Assignment has been eliminated.
Wed. 3/17
by 11 PM
REV. deadline Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
--
Complete/Submit Unit 6 (Review) Quiz 
(20 pts possible)
Thurs.
3/18
UNIT 6: Review & revised/reduced Final, cont'd
--Finish preparing DB Final Course Reflections Survey for posting

Fri. 3/19
by 11 PM

REV. deadline Graded ASSIGNMENT DUE:
--Post DB Final Course Reflections Survey
(10 pts. possible)

CONGRATULATIONS for successfully completing WR 170! 
AND ENJOY YOUR SPRING BREAK!

March 22-26, 2010: "SPRING BREAK"

   Tues., 3/23/10, 4:00 PM:  Winter 2010 Final Course Grades DUE from all COCC instructors (and Cora will undoubtedly be grading right up until this grade submission deadline).
   Beginning Wed., 3/24/10 (and barring more IT "service interruptions"), you should be able to check your WR 123 final course grade on Blackboard
  Beginning Thurs., 3/25/10 (and barring more IT "service interruptions"), you should be able to check all your Winter 2010 final course grades in banner "Student & Staff Online Services."

Mon. 3/29/10:  Spring 2010 CLASSES BEGIN

By then, Cora's updated Spring 2010 Schedule will be posted online:
               http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/schedule.htm
If you need to contact Cora regarding your final course grade, please contact me ASAP after Spring 2010 term begins, best bet being to start by sending me an email: cagatucci@cocc.edu

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