Reading Through the Millennia

Goals and Requirements:

Your final grade will be determined in the following way:

Oral Reports 30%
Written Statements 30%
Web-Project 40%

Oral Reports
A brief (c.fifteen-minute) oral report will be given in every class by at least one student. The purpose of this report is to provide a wider context in which to discuss the class readings. Each oral report must be accompanied by a one-page handout which includes bibliographical references, important quotes, illustrations, etc. Topics for these oral reports will be generated by the class in an on-going fashion. Each students is expected to give at least THREE (3) oral reports to the class.

Written Statements 30%
Students will submit a 1000-word theme on each  major text in the course. In this precis the millennial issues raised in the text will be discussed and analyzed.

Web-based Project 40%
This semester-long web-based project is both an individual and group project. The goal is to create a web-site on millennial issues raised in this course. All students will be involved in the design of the overall website as well as individual pages on the site. All written statements on course texts will be posted on this website.  At the end of the semester the class will give a public presentation of this website to the college community. 

This webpage was prepared by Professor Thomas J. Sienkewicz. If you have any questions, you can contact him at toms@monm.edu.

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