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The Fish Bowl

August 13, 2012

Upon completing the Fish Bowl assignments, students will be able to Select articles and videos appropriate to the course material Summarize and analyze a variety of written and oral materials Demonstrate a connection between sports and American culture Conceptualize research topics for further inquiry Communicate information appropriate to audience and purpose

Title/Topic Name:

The Fish Bowl

 

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon completing the Fish Bowl assignments, students will be able to Select articles and videos appropriate to the course material Summarize and analyze a variety of written and oral materials Demonstrate a connection between sports and American culture Conceptualize research topics for further inquiry Communicate information appropriate to audience and purpose

 

Discipline Field:

English, University Studies

 

Instructions:

Each class day, students will arrive having read or viewed the appropriate materials (from either the course packet or the web based magazines) and be prepared to deliver a short, three to four minute presentation discussing the text or video. Students should refer to the syllabus schedule for specific information about dues dates.  In essence, each class day students are responsible for  1. choosing an article or video from one of the assigned magazines and providing the title, date, and relevant bibliographical information; 2. summarizing the article, noting the article’s thesis and main discussion points; 3. noting the article’s connection to previous articles the student has read or articles the class has discussed; 4. listing 3 possible research topics related to this article; 5. asking a question that sparks discussion;

 

john.wegner@angelo.edu

 

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