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Please note this calendar is subject to change. Assignments may be added, moved and deleted. Be sure to always check the Questions forum and Recent Announcements for any updates or changes.


Details and instructions for each task listed here can be found in the module for the corresponding week. Instructions for each discussion forum are inside the forum itself.


All work is due by midnight Sunday (Pacific time) and has an additional 24-hour grace period unless noted otherwise. (Work can be turned in through midnight Monday without a points penalty, although the system will mark it as "Late.")


Week 1 (September 5th---10th)
September 4th is a school holiday

Read and complete all tasks in the Getting Started module (in Modules section)


Read and explore all the information and links in the Syllabus section


Read and complete all tasks in the Week 1 module


Submit Verification 1
        Be sure to complete all the required tasks


Post lots of questions in the Questions and Comments! discussion thread! ;-)



Participate in the Introductions discussion thread


Complete the Week 1 reflection (after all other work is complete)


Week 2 (September 11th---17th)
Buy the textbook (see Syllabus for details)


Read and complete all tasks in the Week 2 module


Familiarize yourself with the Darn Details module


Read and complete the introduction in the textbook (pages xii--21)


Complete the Darn Details quiz


Post any questions that arise in the Questions discussion thread


Complete the Discovery/Intention discussion exercise


Complete the Week 2 reflection (after all other work is complete)


Weeks 3 and 4 (September 18th---24th and September 25th---October 1st)
All work due by end of Week 4 except for Discovery Wheel exercise (first due date is Week 3)


Read and complete all tasks in the Weeks 3 and 4 module


Read and complete Chapter 1 in the textbook (pages 22--45)


Take Quiz 1


Complete the Discovery Wheel discussion exercise (first of 4 posts due Week 3, rest due Week 4, plus extra credit option)


Complete the Learning Styles discussion exercise


Complete work in the "Aha!" discussion


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 44 ("LSA 1" after all other work is complete)


(Last day to apply for pass/no pass grade option for semester-length classes is September 22nd)


Weeks 5 and 6 (October 2nd---8th and October 9th---15th)
All work due by end of Week 6 except for Time Monitor exercise (see Discussions page for due dates)


Read and complete all tasks in the Weeks 5 and 6 module


Read and complete Chapter 2 in the textbook (pages 46--65)


Take Quiz 2


Complete the optional sentence structure practice? (extra credit)


Complete the Time Monitor discussion exercise (note part due in Week 5)


Complete your work in the "Aha!" discussion


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 64 ("LSA 2" after all other work is complete)


Week 7 (October 16th---22nd)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 7 module


Read and complete Chapter 3 (pages 66--85)


Take the Reading Skills quiz


Take Quiz 3


Begin the College Resources discussion exercise (required, plus extra credit option)


Complete your work in the optional "Aha!" discussion? (extra credit)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 84 ("LSA 3" after all other work is complete)


Week 8 (October 23rd---29th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 8 module


Read and complete Chapter 4 (pages 86--105)


Take Quiz 4 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Complete the "I Create It All" discussion exercise (required, plus extra credit option)


Complete your work in the "Aha!" discussion


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 104 ("LSA 4" after all other work is complete)


Week 9 (October 30th---November 5th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 9 module


Read and complete Chapter 5 (pages 106--125)


Take Quiz 5


Begin contemplating your "path" choice for the Research Task


Complete the Affirmations discussion exercise


Complete your work in the "Aha!" discussion


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 124 ("LSA 5" after all other work is complete)


Week 10 (November 6th---12th)
November 10th is a school holiday

Read and complete all tasks in the Week 10 module


Read and complete Chapter 6 (pages 126--145)


Complete the optional Review of Quizzes 1 through 5? (extra credit)


Take Quiz 6


Complete the Citation Practice


Finish the College Resources discussion exercise


Complete the Choosing a Major discussion exercise


Complete the Research Path discussion exercise


Complete work in the optional "Aha!" discussion? (extra credit)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 144 ("LSA 6" after all other work is complete)


Weeks 11 and 12 (November 13th---19th and November 20th---26th)
November 23rd and 24th are school holidays

All work due by end of Week 12 except Research Task Report 1


Read and complete all tasks in the Weeks 11 and 12 module


Read and complete Chapter 7 (pages 146--165)


Take Quiz 7


Complete Research Task Report 1 (required, plus extra credit option---Report due in Week 11, peer feedback due in Week 12)


Complete the Writing Matters discussion exercise


Complete your work in the "Aha!" discussion


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 164 ("LSA 7" after all other work is complete)


(Last day to drop a full-semester class with a W is November 17th)


(Last day to to apply for Fall 2017 graduation is November 17th)


Week 13 (November 27th---December 3rd)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 13 module


Read and complete Chapter 8 (pages 166--183)


Take Quiz 8


Complete optional Fragments and Run-ons Revisited practice? (extra credit)


Complete Final Research Task Report (required, plus extra credit option)


Complete your work in the optional "Aha!" discussion? (extra credit)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 182 ("LSA 8" after all other work is complete)


"Money" chapter's extra credit options
(See details in Week 13 module)


Read and complete Chapter 9? (pages 184--203)


Complete the optional pages at the end of the Week 13 module?


Take Quiz 9?


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 202? ("LSA 9" after all other work is complete)


Week 14 (December 4th---10th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 14 module


Read and complete Chapter 10 (pages 204--225)


Complete the Discovery Wheel discussion exercise---Revisited


Complete Major/Career Choice discussion---Revisited


Finals week (December 11th---15th)
All work must be submitted by midnight Tuesday, December 12th! No grace day!
(Last day of the semester is Friday, December 15th)

Take final exam (opens in Week 14)


Complete anonymous survey


Participate in the farewells discussion thread