image of a daily calendar

All work is due by midnight Sunday (Pacific time) and has two additional “grace days” unless noted otherwise. (Work can be turned in through midnight on Tuesday without any points penalty, although the system will mark it as “Late.”)

Week 1
(January 21st—26th)
Monday January 20th is a college holiday
Read and complete all tasks in the Getting Started module (in Modules)

Read and complete all tasks in the Week 1 module (in Modules)

Explore the following:
Syllabus (under Syllabus button)
Help for using Canvas (at end of Modules)

Read Let the Crazy Child Write pages xiii through xx (Preface) and pages 45 through 56

Read Becoming a Writer pages 19 through 34 (Intro and Chapter 1)

Participate in the Introductions discussion

Participate in the Hook exercise and feedback

Post lots of questions to the Questions discussion thread?! 😉
(at the top of the Discussions section)

 

Week 2
(January 27th—February 2nd)
Read and complete all tasks in the Darn Details and the Week 2 modules (in Modules)

Read Chapters 1 and 2 of Let the Crazy Child Write (pages 1 through 43)

Complete the Darn Details quiz

Participate in the Image Detail exercise and feedback

Participate in the Slow Motion exercise and feedback

(Last day to drop without a W is January 31st)

 

Weeks 3 and 4
(February 3rd—9th and 10th—16th)
Friday February 14th is a college holiday
Read and complete all tasks in the Weeks 3 and 4 module

Read Becoming a Writer pages 35 through 50
(Chapters 2 and 3, until “Keep Your Own Counsel”)

Participate in the Process and Craft discussion

Participate in the workshop and peer feedback
(piece due in Week 3, feedback in Week 4)

Complete Review and Reflection 1 (once your other work is done)

 

Week 5
(February 17th—23rd)
Monday February 17th is a college holiday

Read and complete all tasks in the Week 5 module

Read Chapter 4 in Let the Crazy Child Write (pages 63 through 84)

Read Becoming a Writer pages 50 through 67
(“Keep Your Own Counsel” through Chapter 4)

Participate in the Persona exercise and feedback

(Last day to apply for pass/no pass is February 21st)

 

Week 6
(February 24th—March 1st)

Read and complete all tasks in the Week 6 module

Read Chapter 5 in Let the Crazy Child Write (pages 85 through 104)

Read Becoming a Writer pages 69 through 87 (Chapters 5, 6 and 7)

Participate in the Point of View exercise and feedback

 

Weeks 7 and 8
(March 2nd—8th and March 9th—15th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Weeks 7 and 8 module

Participate in the Process and Craft discussion

Participate in the workshop and peer feedback
(piece due in Week 7, feedback in Week 8)

Complete Review and Reflection 2 (once your other work is done)

 

Week 9
(March 16th—22nd)

Read and complete all tasks in the Week 9 module

Read Chapter 6 in Let the Crazy Child Write (pages 105 through 123)

Read Becoming a Writer pages 89 through 104 (Chapters 8 and 9)

Participate in the Dialog exercise and feedback

 

Week 10
(March 23rd—29th)

Read and complete all tasks in the Week 10 module

Read Chapter 7 in Let the Crazy Child Write (pages 125 through 146)

Read Becoming a Writer pages 105 through 118 (Chapters 10 and 11)

Participate in the Plot exercise and feedback

 

Weeks 11 and 12
(March 30th—April 5th and April 13th—19th)
Spring break falls in between! April 6th—10th!
Read and complete all tasks in the Weeks 11 and 12 module

Participate in the Process and Craft discussion

Participate in the workshop and peer feedback
(piece due in Week 11, feedback in Week 12)

Complete Review and Reflection 3 (once your other work is done)

 

Week 13
(April 20th—26th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 13 module

Read Chapter 8 in Let the Crazy Child Write (pages 147 through 167)

Participate in the Narrative Presence exercise and feedback

(Last day to apply for Spring 2020 graduation is April 20th)

(Last day to drop with a W is April 24th)

 

Week 14
(April 27th—May 3rd)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 14 module

Read Chapter 10 in Let the Crazy Child Write (pages 191 through 211)

Participate in the Character exercise and feedback

 

Weeks 15 and 16
(May 4th—10th and May 11th—17th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Weeks 15 and 16

Participate in the Process and Craft discussion (optional/extra credit)

Participate in the workshop and peer feedback
(piece due in Week 15, feedback in Week 16)

 

Finals Week
(May 18th—20th)
Last day of fall semester is May 22nd

(Tasks open at end of Week 16)
Everything due by midnight Wednesday, May 20th! No grace days!

Complete Review and Reflection 4

Complete the anonymous survey

Participate in the farewells discussion

Enjoy the summer!