Schedule

Our Schedule is subject to revision as the term progresses.

WEEK I

September 1 – Introductions, Course Walkthrough

UNIT I –  Project One: Settling In & Setting Goals: Personal, Extracurricular, Academic

WEEK II – Mindsets, ePortfolio, & Extracurriculars

September 5 (No Classes)

  • Add/Drop Ends September 7!

September 8

WEEK III – The Liberal Arts & General Education (Scheuer, Ungar, Core Handbook)

September 12

September 15

WEEK IV – Artist’s Books & Goal Setting: Relating Self to Community & to Texts

September 19Artist’s Books – Guest Faculty Member (Professor Tuttle)

September 22

  • Discussing Dweck, Scheuer, Ungar, and Goals
  • Sharing Paragraph-like Units
  • Post-class Reflection
  • For Next Class

WEEK V – Shaping Project One – Workshopping, Sharing, Relating

September 26

September 29 – Cathleen Miller & Maine Women Writers Collection

  • Seminar Facilitated by Cathleen Miller, Archivist and Arts & Humanities Librarian
  • Class Meets in Ketchum (not ketchup!) Library Art Gallery Space
  • Post-class Reflection
  • For Next Class
    • Complete Audio Journal Entry, Week 5 (30 minutes or less)
    • Revise Project One

WEEK VI – Workshopping Project One

October 3 – Workshop Project 1

October 6 – No Class (Cripps is Away)

Week VII – Taking Stock & Beyond Class

October 10 & October 13 – No Class (Cripps is Away)

Great Week to Engage Beyond Class – Get at least one Enrichment Event in!


UNIT II – Practicing Active Reading & Discussion as Academic & Personal Development: Democracy, Economics, and Citizenship

Week VIII – Taking Stock at Midterm & Transition to Project Two

October 17

  • Emerging Themes from Audio Journal Entries?
  • Discussing Nussbaum
  • NOTE: Midterm Performance Evaluations Due (S or U?)
  • For Next Class
    • Don’t forget to consider “Beyond Class Activity Engagement” opportunities

October 20 – Education for Democracy, again

  • Discussing Nussbaum
  • For Next Class
    • Read Nussbaum, Chapters 5, 6 & 7
    • Complete Reading Questions for Chapters 5, 6 & 7
    • Begin to Schedule a Meeting/Interview with Key Faculty Member in Your Major (Due 11/6)
    • Complete Audio Journal Entry, Week 9 (30 minutes or less)
    • Don’t forget to consider “Beyond Class Activity Engagement” opportunities

UNIT III – Starting Project 2 – Major Exploration

Week IX – Education for Democracy & Enriched Majors

October 24 – Discussing Nussbaum’s Education for Democracy

  • Literature, the Arts, and Democracy
  • Conference Signup (must be logged into your UNE Google Drive account to access/edit)
  • For Next Class
    • Read Ernest Boyer, “The Enriched Major” (e-reserve)
    • Complete Reading Questions on Boyer
    • Scavenger Hunt Assignment  – Curricula and Outcomes (Due October 27)
    • Begin to Schedule a Meeting/Interview with Key Faculty Member in Your Major (Due November 6)
    • Don’t forget to consider “Beyond Class Activity Engagement” opportunities

October 27

Week X – Collecting Curricula and Outcomes

October 31 – Guest Seminar Facilitator: Professor DeCoster (History)

  • Update on Interviews/Reports from the Field
  • Building the Bits into a Project
  • Excellent Beyond Class Activity! Salem Witch Trial Debates – School of Arts and Humanities Event!!
  • For Next Class
    • Don’t forget to consider “Beyond Class Activity Engagement” opportunities

November 3 

  • Update on Interviews/Reports from the Field
  • Sharing Paragraph-like Things
  • Project 2, First Draft Due!
  • Peer Review
  • For Next Class
    • Project 2, First Draft Due
    • Complete Audio Journal Entry, Week 11 (30 minutes or less)
    • Don’t forget to consider “Beyond Class Activity Engagement” opportunities

Week XI – Revising and Finishing Project 2

November 7

November 10

  • ePortfolio Nuts and Bolts
  • Introducing College Story Podcast (Project 3)
  • Podcast Nuts and Bolts Examples
  • For Next Class
    • NOTE: November 11 is Veteran’s Day. No classes, 11-1 (Beyond Class Activity Opportunity!
    • Guest Seminar Leader – Jonathan Millen, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
    • Homework for 11/14 (to be ready for Dean Millen’s visit)
    • Guest Seminar Facilitator – Faculty from Communications
    • Read Lethem, “The Ecstasy of Influence: A Plagiarism” – RESERVE (Note: May substitute for Alternative Text)
    • Complete Lethem Reading Questions
    • Complete Audio Journal Entry, Week 12 (30 minutes or less)
    • Don’t forget to consider “Beyond Class Activity Engagement” opportunities

Unit III – Taking Stock and Looking Ahead: ePortfolio & College Story Podcast

Week XII – Influence & Copying | ePortfolio Big Picture, with Nuts & Bolts for All

November 14

November 17 – ePortfolio as “Living Medium” – Big Picture and Nuts/Bolts on ePortfolio & Podcast

Week XIII – Thanksgiving Week!

November 21

November 24 – Thanksgiving! Relax a bit – but not too much. We’re almost there!

Week XIV – Telling our Stories, Digitally – ePortfolios & Podcasts

November 28 

December 1

Week XV – Bringing Home the ePortfolio and College Story Podcast

December 5 – College Stories & ePortfolio

  • Workshop on Podcasts & ePortfolios
  • For Next Class
    • College Stories Due!

December 8 – College Stories & ePortfolio-palooza

Week XVI – Finals Week!