Assignments are due by end of day on the day they are listed unless noted otherwise.

Weekly Reflections are due before class starts every Tuesday, but no later than end of day every Tuesday.

Prep Work Phase

August 28

  • Writing Studio
  • Read the Syllabus, and then post a response in the Discussion area on BlackBoard (which you can find at, stating that you have read and understand the syllabus and the requirements for taking this course. Also post any questions you have about the class and/or syllabus in the Updates link found in the Discussion Forum in Blackboard.
  • Review my Contact Info and Office Hours info and please note that office hours for Monday will be online only.

September 2

September 4

September 9

September 11

  • Revising and Editing
  • Turn in Portfolio Plan
  • Please join us on Thursday, September 18th. From 4-5 learn more about the clubs associated with our department. From 5-6 meet and greet our new faculty. (We have 9 new faces!) From 6-8:30 hear some of our talented students read their work. And share in some great conversation and good refreshments. We'll be in the Faculty Center Atrium. We look forward to getting together with all of you. FMI Contact

September 16

September 18

September 23

September 25

September 30


October 2

October 7

October 9

  • Work on revising/editing one piece of writing for portfolio
  • Post in Discussion Forum

October 14

October 16

October 21

  • Weekly Reflections due by beginning of class.
  • Work on revising/editing one piece of writing for portfolio. Make sure to tell what you worked on, what you did, and why you did it (audience/purpose) in your weekly reflection.
  • Aaron - 2 poems
  • Jesse - 1 short story
  • Joel - 1 poem
  • Krista - 1 poem
  • Feedback - Jesse, Kelsy, Raine, Philip, Isabel, Sydnee

October 23

  • Work on revising/editing one piece of writing for portfolio
  • Wix workshop led by Liz and Kelsy

October 28

October 30


November 4

November 6

  • Work on style for one piece of writing for portfolio
  • Editing workshop led by Kelsy

November 11

November 13

November 18

November 20

November 25

December 2

December 9

  • Final Reflection is due. This counts as your final. Post in the Journal section of BB in the post labeled "Final Reflection."
  • Submit final portfolio in the BB forum.
  • Attach:Haas.doc - Choose Tech/Prof Writing option