Fall 2011
Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Gailhac, Room G204
 D.Q. McInerny. Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking. ISBN: 9780812971156.
 William Strunk, E. B. White, Roger Angell. The Elements of Style. ISBN: 9780205313426. (Earlier editions are okay.)
 Kate L. Turabian, et al. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. ISBN: 9780226823379.
List of assignments:
Week 1 – Tuesday, August 30.
Class meets on Tuesday, August 30. We do not meet on Friday, September 2.
Week 2 – Tuesday, September 6, and Friday, September 9.
Assignment #1: A logical statement, due on Friday
Read McInerny, Parts 1, 2, and 3, by Friday
Week 3 – Tuesday, September 13, and Friday, September 16.
Read Turabian Chapters 1 and 2 by Friday
Week 4 – Tuesday, September 20, and Friday, September 23.
Assignment #2: Article summary, due on Friday
Week 5 – Tuesday, September 27, and Friday, September 30.
Assignment #3: Three possible topics, due on Tuesday
Friday’s class will meet in the library
Week 6 – Tuesday, October 4, and Friday, October 7.
Read Turabian Chapters 3 and 4 by Friday
Week 7 – Friday, October 14.
Assignment #4: Book summary, due on Friday
Read Turabian Chapters 5 and 6 by Friday
Week 8 – Tuesday, October 18, and Friday, October 21.
Sources, methods, and citations
Read Turabian Chapters 15 and 16 by Friday
Week 9 – Tuesday, October 25, and Friday, October 28.
Read Turabian Chapters 7, 9, 10, and 11 by Friday
Week 10 – Tuesday, November 1, and Friday, November 4.
Assignment #5: Draft, due on Tuesday
Week 11 – Tuesday, November 8, and Friday, November 11.
Assignment #6: Peer review comments, due this week
Week 12 – Tuesday, November 15, and Friday, November 18.
Assignment #6: Peer review comments, due this week
Wednesday, November 16, through Tuesday, November 22.
Sign up on Blackboard for 45minute meetings in my office
Week 13 – Tuesday, November 22 – No class meeting this week
Read McInerny Parts 4 and 5 this week
Week 14 – Tuesday, November 29, and Friday, December 2
Read Turabian Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12 by Friday
Assignment #7: Revision memo, due on Friday
Week 15 – Tuesday, December 6, and Friday, December 9.
Read Strunk and White Chapters 14 by Friday
Tuesday, December 13, at 11:30 am
Assignment #8: Completed draft due
