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


January 22

  • Review Schedule

January 29

  • Read Haswell Part I
  • Post at least once on ENGL5360 Definitions and Practical Applications
  • Complete Discussion postings in Blackboard
  • In-class
    • What do we see when we assess?
    • What do we not see when we assess?
    • What do we choose to focus on when we assess?
    • What do we choose not to focus on when we assess?
    • How do we use assessment?
    • What is our "perspective of growth"? (Haswell 55)
    • Do we miss seeing growth?f
    • What is your version of the interpretative tale?

February 5

  • Read Haswell Part II
  • Post at least once on ENGL5360 Definitions and Practical Applications
  • Complete Discussion postings in Blackboard
  • Scan the speaker list on the Assessment Experts link and post in Blackboard which speaker you are interested in working with.
  • "No matter how abstract our theories may sound or how consistent our arguments may appear, there are incidents and stories behind them which, at least for ourselves, contain as in a nutshell the full meaning of whatever we have to say."

Hannah Arendt

February 12

February 19

February 26

important service that teacher commentary performed was "to leave tracks." It showed that a fellow human had read the piece with care and attention, which is what writing students most need." Rich Haswell, WPA Listserv Feb 25, 2014

March 5

Spring Break March 10-14

March 19

March 26

'March 28/29 '*Participate in the blog discussion with Adam Webb http://everyaudiencehasadifferentpurpose.wordpress.com/. Look under Curriculum Design for the topic Connect Writing Assessment with Curriculum Design.

April 2

April 9

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'April 10/11/12 '*Participate in the blog discussions with Hinojosa, Blalock and Fitzsimmons-Doolan http://everyaudiencehasadifferentpurpose.wordpress.com/. You will need to post at least once for each one.

April 16

'April 18/19 '*Participate in the blog discussions with Dr. Stephen Doolan http://everyaudiencehasadifferentpurpose.wordpress.com/. You will need to post at least once.

April 23

April 30

  • Final Journal Article is due - Use this review form JWA Review Questions. Also provide feedback on the actual draft using the Review function in Word. Post review form and reviewed article in Blackboard.
  • Journal Article Review

May 7 Reading Day

May 14

  • Final - post final final draft of article in Blackboard. In your post, write a reflection of how the final final draft has been changed based on the feedback you received. No face-to-face meeting

Schedule is subject to change.