September 11, 2007 Archives
Based on your diagnostic scores, assemble a list of MyCompLab "Exercise Zone" exercises that cover the grammar areas where you feel you need the most help. (How many? When are they due? We'll talk about it in class and during your initial office visit.)
In your ILP Proposal, aim to demonstrate your willingness to identify
areas where you need to improve, and to match that need with the
resources available to you (in MyCompLab, your textbook, the writing
- MyCompLab Plan: 15pts (a list of MyCompLab exercises that you plan to complete, with deadlines; a general idea of how many exercises you plan to do each week, and how many you plan to complete by the end of November). (No exercises completed in December will count towards your grade.)
- Personal Plan: 15pts (an informal plan in which you explain how you will use the resources that are available to you as a basic comp student).
- Office Visit: 30 pts (a 15-minute visit to my office, where we will go over your ideas for your ILP proposal. Bring written drafts of parts 1 and 2 to this meeting. The drafts can be very rough, but I need to see evidence that you have thought about this on your own.)
Before the Office Visit
Make sure you have printouts of your drafts for parts 1 and 2. Bring them to my office, so we can consult them right away. Those printouts may be bulleted lists, an informal list of questions, a formal paragraph, charts, or any other written document that you find useful.
Propose a thesis (or main idea) for a 3-page expressive essay.