Schedule Spring 2018

EDU 250 (4 undergraduate credits)/ EDRD 750 (3 graduate credits)

Scholarly Reading and Writing in Education

Schedule Spring 2018

Lecture HIP – Hipp Hall 104 01/08/18 04/24/18 05:45PM 08:30PM Monday
Exam HIP – Hipp Hall 104 04/30/18 04/30/18 06:30PM 09:00PM Monday

Texts

Nash, R. J. (2004). Liberating scholarly writing: The power of personal narrative. New York: Teachers College Press.

Bracey, G. (2006). Reading educational research: How to avoid getting statistically snookered. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Class Session Readings / Topics Assignment
January 8, 2018 Introduction

The Greenville News, SAT scores, and public versus charter schools

Education Week analysis

January 15, 2018 MLK Holiday
January 22, 2018 Nash, Ch. 1 eJournal 1
January 29, 2018 Nash, Ch. 2; Bracey, Ch. 1

Annotated bibliography

UNC Writing Center

OWL here, here, and here

eJournal 2
February 5, 2018 Nash, Ch. 3

Theory and Practice in Critical Discourse Analysis

eJournal 3
February 12, 2018 Nash, Ch. 4; Bracey, Ch. 2 eJournal 4
February 19, 2018 Nash, Ch. 5; Bracey, Ch. 3

Corey Gheesling: Letter to the editor: Improving state’s educational system is key for next governor

eJournal 5
February 26, 2018 Nash, Ch. 6; Bracey, Ch. 4

Jenny Colvin, advanced research

Library Guide

eJournal 6

Major education issue choice for annotated bibliography, research project (cited essay), public piece APPROVAL DUE

March 5, 2018 Spring Break
March 12, 2018 Workshop Drafts and conferencing

Annotated bibliography DRAFTS DUE

March 19, 2018 Workshop Drafts and conferencing
March 26, 2018 Workshop Drafts and conferencing

Research project fully formatted, initial submission of essay DUE

April 2, 2018 Easter Break
April 9, 2018 Workshop Drafts and conferencing
April 16, 2018 Workshop Drafts and conferencing

Public commentary full first submission DUE

April 23, 2018 Workshop Drafts and conferencing
April 30. 2018 EXAM / Final Portfolio DUE

6:30-9 pm

Portfolio: eJournals 1-6, annotated bibliographies (8-10), research project (8-10 page essay), public piece (750-1000 words)

 

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