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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 2nd---7th)
September 1st is a school holiday

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


Read and explore all the information and links in the Course Info section (in Course Info)


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


Submit Verification 1 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)
        Be sure to complete all the required tasks


Post lots of questions in the Questions forum! ;-)
(in Discussion and Private Messages)


Participate in the Introductions discussion (in Discussion and Private Messages)


Complete the Week 1 reflection (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Week 2 (September 8th---14th)
Buy the textbook (see Course Info >> Syllabus for details)


Read and complete all tasks in the Week 2 module (in Modules)


Familiarize yourself with the Darn Details module (in Modules)


Note the contents of the student user guide for Etudes
        (This is located at the end of the Modules section.)


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


Complete the Darn Details quiz (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Post any questions that arise in the Questions forum (in Discussions)


Complete the Discovery/Intention exercise (in Discussions)


Complete the Week 2 reflection (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Weeks 3 and 4 (September 15th---21st and 22nd---28th)
All work due by end of Week 4 except for Discovery Wheel exercise (see Discussions page for due dates)


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 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Complete the Discovery Wheel exercise (required, in Discussions, plus extra credit option)


Complete the Learning Styles exercise (in Discussions)


Complete work in the "Aha!" forum (required, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 44 ("LSA 1" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


(Last day to apply for pass/no pass grade option for semester-length classes is September 19th)


Weeks 5 and 6 (September 29th---October 5th and October 6th---12th)
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 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Complete the optional sentence structure practice? (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


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


Complete your work in the "Aha!" forum (required, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 64 ("LSA 2" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Week 7 (October 13th---19th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 7 module


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


Take the Reading Skills quiz (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Take Quiz 3 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


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


Complete your work in the "Aha!" forum? (optional, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 84 ("LSA 3" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Week 8 (October 20th---26th)
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" exercise (required, in Discussions, plus extra credit option)


Complete your work in the "Aha!" forum (required, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 104 ("LSA 4" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Week 9 (October 27th---November 2nd)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 9 module


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


Take Quiz 5 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Begin contemplating your "path" choice for the Research Task (see Modules)


Complete the Affirmations exercise (in Discussions)


Complete your work in the "Aha!" forum (required, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 124 ("LSA 5" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Week 10 (November 3rd---9th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 10 module


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


Complete the Review of Quizzes 1 through 5? (optional, in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Take Quiz 6 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Complete the Citation Practice (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Finish the College Resources exercise (if you haven't already, in Discussions)


Complete the Choosing a Major exercise (in Discussions)


Complete the Research Path exercise (in Discussions)


Complete work in the "Aha!" forum? (optional, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 144 ("LSA 6" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Weeks 11 and 12 (November 10th---16th and 17th---23rd)
November 10th is a school holiday

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 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


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


Complete the Writing Matters exercise (in Discussions)


Complete your work in the "Aha!" forum (required, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 164 ("LSA 7" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


(Last day to drop a full-semester class with a W is November 14th)


(Last day to apply for fall graduation is November 20th)


Week 13 (November 24th---30th)
November 27th and 28th are school holidays

Read and complete all tasks in the Week 13 module


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


Take Quiz 8 (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Complete optional Fragments and Run-ons Revisited practice? (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


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


Complete your work in the "Aha!" forum? (optional, in Discussions)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 182 ("LSA 8" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, 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? (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Submit your Learning Styles application from page 202? ("LSA 9" in Assignments, Tests and Surveys, after all other work is complete)


Week 14 (December 1st---7th)
Read and complete all tasks in the Week 14 module


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


Complete the Discovery Wheel exercise---Revisited (in Discussions)


Complete Major/Career Choice---Revisited (in Discussions)


Finals week (December 8th---12th)
All work must be submitted by midnight Tuesday, December 9th! No grace day!
(Last day of the semester is Friday, December 12th)

Take final exam (opens in Week 14 in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Complete anonymous survey (in Assignments, Tests and Surveys)


Participate in the farewells forum (in Discussions)