Pre-Course Exercises


It's time to write!  But first, 3 short exercises to get us all on the same page.


+ Exercise 1 (due Jan 30)

What is good writing? Assess Samples from the Literature. (If you were asked to complete this exercises when you applied for the course, please skip it) Start now.

+ Exercise 2 (due Jan 30)

Describe how you read sections in the body of the paper. Summarize what you learn using samples from the literature. Start now.

+ Exercise 3 (due Feb 4)

Now, we begin preparing the strategy for the paper you want to work on in the course. Pull together ideas and information to plan a solid draft from the ground up. Please bring a printout of your final answers to the first day of class--you will get an email with your answers each time you submit. Start now.