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The following is a proposed Fall 1999 Semester schedule for
Contemporary Arts and Culture, Hum. 355.01

Remember, it is not chiseled in marble and may be altered at any time. It is your responsibility to be aware of any changes.



HUMANITIES 355.01 - FALL SEMESTER 1999
Weekly web assignments Classroom assignments
First Week: Aug 31 - Sept. 2
  1. Review past Web pages
  2. Searching the Web
  3. Web page validity
  1. Introduction to the class
  2. Definition of terms
  3. Review past years' Web pages
  4. Quick no-credit quiz on syllabus
  5. Searching on the Web
  6. Evaluating Web sources
Second Week: Sept. 7 - Sept. 9
Second Week: Sept. 7 - Sept. 9
  1. Search Web for validity criteria
  2. Evaluate 2 sites using validity criteria
  1. Develop matrix for evaluating your Web page
  2. Develop criteria for judging validity of Web sources
  3. vanLaar & Diepeveen, Chapter 1
SEPT. 9 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
Third Week: Sept. 14 - Sept. 16
  1. Begin construction of Home Pages after Thursday
  1. vanLaar & Diepeveen, Chapt. 2
SEPT. 16 - MEETING IN SOUTH CAMPUS LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER, BLDG. #61
Fourth Week: Sept. 21 - Sept. 23
  1. work on your home page
SEPT. 21 - MEETING IN SOUTH CAMPUS LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER, BLDG. #61

SEPT. 21 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
  1. vanLaar & Diepeveen, Chapt. 3
Fifth Week: Sept. 28 - Sept. 30
  1. Work on Home Page
  1. vanLaar & Diepeveen, Chapt. 4
  2. vanLaar & Diepeveen, Chapt. 5
Sept. 30 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
Sixth Week: Oct. 5 - Oct. 7
  1. Work on Home Page
  1. Summary of vanLaar & Diepeveen
  2. Review for exam
OCT. 7 - EXAMINATION I
Seventh Week: Oct. 12 - Oct. 14
  1. Readings - Modernism
  2. Assignment - Imagist Poetry
  3. Fiero, Chapt. 32, summary & outline
  4. Fiero, Chapt. 33 summary & outline
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 32
  2. Fiero, Chapt. 33
OCT. 14 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
Eighth Week: Oct. 19 - Oct. 21
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 34 summary & outline
  2. Readings - Supplement to Chapter 34
  3. Assignment - Wilfred Owen
  4. Assignment - W. B. Yeats
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 34
OCT. 21 - JOURNAL DUE
Ninth Week: Oct. 26 - Oct. 28
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 35 summary & outline
  2. Readings - Abstract Expressionism
  3. Assignment - Albert Camus
  1. Fiero: Chapt. 35
  2. Readings - Existentialism
OCT 26 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
Tenth Week: Nov. 2 - Nov. 4
  1. to be added
  1. Readings - Native American Poetry
NOV. 4 - EXAMINATION II
Eleventh Week: Nov. 9 - Nov. 11
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 36 - summary & outline
  2. Supplement to Chapt.36
  3. Postmodernism
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 36
  2. Powell, pp. 1-33
NOV. 11 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
Twelfth Week: Nov. 16 - Nov. 18
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 37 - summary & outline
  2. Supplement to Chapt. 37
  3. Jacques Ellul
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 37
  2. Powell, pp. 34-71
NOV. 18 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
Thirteenth Week: Nov. 23 - Nov. 25
  1. work on home pages
NOV 23 - Computer Lab of your choice

NOV 25 - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Fourteenth Week: Nov. 30 - Dec. 2
  1. to be added
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 37
  2. Powell, pp. 72-115
DEC. 2 - FOCUS PAPER DUE
Fifthteenth Week: Dec. 7 - Dec. 9
  1. to be added
  1. Fiero, Chapt. 37
  2. Powell, pp. 116-157
DEC. 9 - Computer Lab of your choice
Thursday, DEC. 16 ---- FINAL EXAM - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Journal Due

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