Welcome Islanders to Composition 1302 and Learning Community E - Composition, Courage, and Conviction

On The Agenda For Today ...

  • Introductions
    • Me
    • You
      • Learning Community E
    • Mugshots
  • Expectations
  • Mine
  • Yours
  • Daily Routines
    • Writing Into the Day
    • Class Discussions about Readings, History, and Current Events
    • Learning Activities
    • Quizzes
    • Writer's Workshop
    • Homework and Announcements
  • Textbooks and Readings
    • Bring Naming What We Know to class.
      • Hardcopy(Make certain to get the classroom edition)
      • To get the online version at the library, go to TAMUCC Library Course Reserves. The book is listed under Johnson, Frances. You can download it to your Writing Folder/Google Docs for free or just keep reading online at course reserves.
    • For the next month or so while we are working on your first major assignment, please bring your history textbook, Contending Voices to class!
    • Writers are necessarily readers. To become a better writer, thinker, learner, you must read!

Let's Take a Tour of the Different Modes of Communication

  • Blackboard - I will keep grades in Blackboard.
  • Wiki - Daily class plans will be housed here on the Wiki
  • Email - Please check your Islander email account frequently. I like to email.
  • In-class, face-to-face action is so important, so come to class!
  • Office hours --- you need help, you have a problem, or you want to pop-in to chat, come see me in Classroom East 214 A on Mondays from 2:00 to 5:00 and on Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 and by appointment.
  • Google drive account to house your Writing Folder
  • Social Media -- Blogs and Twitter



  • Reading Homework: Look over the Syllabus. Come to class with questions about our course on Fridiay!
  • Writing Homework

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