WELCOME TO THIS COURSE!
Fall 2015: We'll use this Moodle page as the digital syllabus for our course. Consult it each week during the semester.
Please download (and, if you prefer, print) the documents on this site as needed. Please bring a digital device with Internet access (preferably a laptop or a pad/tablet) to each class, to access the documents and also Web links as needed.
NOTE: This English 53R Moodle page is substantially complete, but changes will be made throughout the semester. If you encounter any errors or problems, please email Prof. Schmidt right away. Thank you.
Grading for this course: 30% of your final grade will be based on the quality of your attendance and participation, the first two writing assignments, and your in-class presentations; 70% will be based on your final research project for the course, due by Dec. 19.