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Freshman Seminar Schedule of Activities and Assignments
Fall 1998, Section A
Week I / Week II / Week III / Week IV / Week V / Week VI / Week VII / Week VIII / Week IX / Week X / Week XI / Week XI / Week XIII / Week XIV / Week XV
Aug. 31 Course Introductions
Sept. 1 Convocation: Prof. Craig Watson on the Liberal Arts
Sept. 2 The Chosen and the Convo
Sept. 3 Student Inventory
Sept. 4 Discussion: Weekends at Monmouth College, Part I
Read M.I.T. article
Watch "Joy Luck Club" video this week. Consult your F.S. Blue Books for time and place
Sept. 7 The Chosen
Diagnostic Essay Due
Sept. 8 Convocation: Mr. Jeff Rankin on the history of Monmouth College
Sept. 9 "Joy Luck Club" and The Chosen
Prime Beef Parade and Class Picnic at the Flagpole 5:00 P.M.
Sept. 11 Discussion: Weekends at Monmouth College, Part II
Sept. 14 The Chosen and the Bible
Sept. 16 The Chosen Cont.
Sept. 18 Warriors Don't Cry. In class film and discussion
Sept. 21 Image of Civil Rights Movement Assignment Begins. Class meets in library.
Sept. 22 Convocation: Salim Muwakkil on the Civil Rights Movement
Sept. 23 Warriors and the Convo
Sept. 25 Warriors
Citation exercise worksheet due.
Sept. 28 Warriors and the Bible
Sept. 29 Wackerle Career Presentation in Morgan Room
Sept. 30 Presentation of Civil Rights Images
Oct. 2 Kric? Krac!
Oct. 5 Kric? Krac!
Oct. 7 Kric? Krac!
Oct. 8 Study Skills Session in HT210
Oct. 9 Kric? Krac!
"Image of Civil Rights" Paper Due
Watch Walcott video this week. Consult your F.S. Blue Books for time and place
Oct. 12 The Bounty
Oct. 14 The Bounty and Walcott film discussion
Oct. 15 Convocation: Derek Walcott
Oct. 16 Discussion of Convo
Oct. 19 Lewis video
ADVISING DAY in afternoon
Oct. 21 Class Project: The 10 Commandments of Narnia
Oct. 23 Narnia. Evaluations of Civil Rights papers due.
Oct. 26 Fall Break
Oct. 28 Narnia. Civil Rights paper resubmissions due.
Oct. 30 Narnia Skits Practice
Nov. 2 Performances of Narnia Skits
Nov. 4 Narnia
Nov. 6 The Scientific Method and Hypothesis Game
Watch Ant video this week. Consult your F.S. Blue Books for time and place
Nov. 9 Discussion: Spring Semester Class Sign-ups.
Hypothesis Game Worksheet Due.
Nov. 11 In Search of Nature and discussion of ant video
Nov. 13 In Search of Nature
Nov. 16 In Search of Nature
Nov. 18 In Search of Nature
Nov. 20 In Search of Nature
Nov. 23 In Search of Nature
Nov. 25 Frankenstein introduction
Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30 Frankenstein
Dec. 2 Frankenstein
Dec. 3 Convocation: Dr. Kate Hayles on Frankenstein
Dec. 4 Frankenstein Word Search Exercise
Dec. 7 Frankenstein
Dec. 8 Christmas Convocation
Dec. 9 Frankenstein
Frankenstein paper due.
Dec. 11 Frankenstein presentations
Dec. 16 Final Meeting 1 P.M. Group Presentations and Course Evaluations.
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