Reacting to the Past: The Game has Officially Begun!

  • Questions, comments, concerns?
  • An in-depth discussion about Major Issues for Debate will take place TODAY
    • In preparation for TODAY'S Seminar class meeting, you need to have read the following pages from your Reacting to the Past: Greenwich Village gamebook pages 3-10 (which details the Game Mechanics), 13-50(Historical Background of Suffrage and Labor Movements) and 51-67(Background on Bohemia). In order to get the most out of the game, you will need to have familiarity with the time period, the setting in which the game/debates will take place. These pages are CRITICAL to understanding your role in the game, how the game will be played, and the importance and goals of the various groups/factions. EVERYONE should read these pages. You may also refer to Dr. Martin's lecture notes for help to better understand the time period. Doing so will help you gain a better understanding of the game and how to advance in it.
  • Reacting to the Past: Faction and Group Meetings

Reminders and announcements:

  • Next Tuesday, October 10th we will spend some time reviewing best practices for public speaking and debate. We will watch a series of videos that best explain how to do so next week. We will also complete a few preparatory exercises to help you get ready to give for your Faction Presentations and individual speeches.
  • The following groups must be prepared to give their Faction Presentations and Formal Speeches on the following days:
    • Thursday, October 12th- Suffrage faction
    • Tuesday, October 17th- Labor
    • Thursday, October 19th- Bohemia
    • You will begin prepping/drafting your speeches as part of Writing Project 2 for Composition starting today in class!
    • See pages 87-90 to familiarize yourself with how things will "play out" during these Game Sessions.
    • And as always, PLEASE come and see me, Dr. Martin and Professor Bray for guidance on your speeches and game play strategy- we are here to help!
  • Supplemental Instruction Sessions Fall 2017
  • SI Leader: Jeffrey Schaffer
  • Email:jschaffer@islander.tamucc.edu
    • Mondays: 1:00-1:50pm Island Hall 164
    • Tuesdays: 3:00-3:50pm O'Conner 133
    • Wednesdays 2:00-2:50 Center for Science 115
  • Office hours: in the CASA building either in room 107 or 108.
    • Mondays 2:00-3:50pm
    • Wednesdays 3:00-4:50pm
    • Fridays 12:00-1:50pm