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Week 1   August 20--27, 2012

Go to Etudes and post an introduction to the class.  Edit your profile, and familiarize yourself with Etudes.

  • Go to Module Week 1 and read the different modules for being successful in Etudes (FAQ's etc.)

Week 2  August 28--September 3, 2012
Chapter 1 -- The following assignments need to be completed by September 3, 2012 (11 PM)

Chapter 1

  • Go to Week 2 Module and read Chapter 1 Power Point Presentations.
  • Read Chapter 1 pp. 1-28.
  • Post Responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 1 and respond to at least two other classmate's postings.
  • Reading Selection #1 "Can You Stand the Pressure? " pp. 30-33. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 34-36.
  • Reading Selection #2 "Critical Hypothesis" pp. 39-41. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 43-45.
  • Reading Selection #3 Volunteers " pp. 49-52. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 53-55.
  • Complete Net Search #1.Choose ONE from the following:
    Use a search engine such as Google to find autobiographical information on Konrad Lorenz.  Describe the experiences that led to his interest in imprinting.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • Use a search engine such as Google to locate information about the Peace Corps.  When and who started the Peace Corps?  What is the mission of the Peace Corps?   Find two countries where the Peace Corps is involved and describe two different volunteer activities in these countries. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • Complete CHAPTER 1 Quiz Active Reading. 

Week 3  September 4--10, 2012
Chapter 2 -- The following assignments need to be completed by SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 (11 PM)

  • Go to Week 3 Module and read Chapter 2 Power Point Presentations.
  • Read Chapter 2—pp. 57-88.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 2and respond to at least two other classmate's postings.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 89-92.
  • Complete Net Search #2. Use a search engine such as Google to locate 5 analogies.  Define what an analogy is and then paste in the 5 analogies you found.  What is the purpose of analogies.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • Complete Chapter 2 Quiz.

Week 4   September 11--17, 2012

Chapter 3  --The following assignments need to be completed by SEPTEMBER 17, 2012 (11 PM).

Chapter 3

  • Go to Week 4 Module and read Chapter 3 Power Point Presentations
  • Read Chapter 3—pp. 93-111.
  • Post responses on Discussion Boards for Chapter 3 and respond to at least two other classmate's postings.
  • Reading Selection #1 "Madame C.J. Walker" pp. 113-117. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 118-120.
  • Reading Selection #2 "Unity in Diversity" pp. 124-126. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 130-132.
  • Reading Selection #3 “On the Frontlines of the Service Sector: pp. 136-139.  Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 143-146.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 143-146.
  • Complete Net Search #3.Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on other self-made American business women.  Find the history in TWO other women. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on Latin American business and cultural etiquette.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information about stress levels at different types of jobs.  What jobs are considered to have the highest stress levels?  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • Complete Chapter 3 Quiz.

Week 5   September 18--24, 2012

Chapter 4  --The following assignments need to be completed by SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 (11 PM).

Chapter 4

  • Go to Week 5 Module and read Chapter 4 Power Point Presentations
  • Read Chapter 4—pp. 147-186
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 4 and respond to at least two other classmate's postings.
  • Reading Selection #1 "Monkey Love" pp. 187-206. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 193-196.
  • Reading Selection #2 "On the Sidewalk Bleeding" pp. 199-206. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 206-209.
  • Reading Selection #3"Female Police Officers" pp. 213-217. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 218-220.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 221-223.
  • Complete Net Search #4.Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on the signs of child abuse.  List 5 indicators that a child might be suffering from abuse or neglect.  What resources are there if you suspect a child might be suffering from abuse or neglect? Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on urban street gangs.  Choose a major U.S. city and describe its gang problems.  What can be done if gangs live in your neighborhood.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information about female police officers in other countries.   Do they experience discrimination, and is it similar to the bias encountered by female officers in the United States? Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • Complete Chapter 4 Quiz Main Ideas.

Week 6—September 25--October 1, 2012
Chapter 5 --The following assignments need to be completed by OCTOBER 1, 2012 (11 PM).

Chapter 5

  • Go to Week 6 Module and read Chapter 5 Power Point Presentations
  • Read Chapter 5—pp. 225-246.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 5 and respond to at least two other classmate's postings.
  • Reading Selection #1 "Instant Message, Instant Girlfriend " pp. 247-252. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 253-255.
  • Reading Selection #2 "Women in History" pp. 257-261. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 262-264.
  • Reading Selection #3"Why is Papa John Rolling in the Dough?" pp. 268-273. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 274-276.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 279-282
  • Complete Net Search #5.Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on Rosa Parks.  Explain her pivotal role in the Civil Rights movement.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on the nutritional value of your favorite slice of pizza, as well as two other frequently consumed fast-food items.  List the calories, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • COMPLETE CHAPTER 5 QUIZ (Patterns of Organization).

Week 7—October 2--8, 2012
Chapter 6 --The following assignments need to be completed by OCTOBER 8, 2012 (11 PM).
Chapter

  • Go to Week 7 Module and read Chapter 6 Power Point Presentations
  • Read Chapter 6—pp. 283-302.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 6 and respond to at least two other classmate's postings.
  • Reading Selection #1 "Watch Your Language " pp. 303-306. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 306-309.
  • Reading Selection #2 "Nutrition, Health, and Stress" pp. 313-320. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 321-323.
  • Reading Selection #3 “Electronic Monitoring” pp. 326-330.  Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 331-333.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 334-336.
  • Complete Net Search #6.Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on foods that can serve as remedies for specific ailments. Search for foods that help the body fight acne, cold sores, high blood pressure, and insomnia. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on different programs used to manage offenders.  Describe three different alternatives to traditional jail or prison sentences and discuss the pros and cons of each program. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
     
  • COMPLETE CHAPTER 6 QUIZ Organizing Textbook Information.

 

Week 8 —October 9 --15, 2012
Chapter 7 --The following assignments need to be completed by OCTOBER 15, 2012 (11 PM).

Chapter 7

  • Go to Week 9 Module and read Chapter 7 Power Point presentations
  • Read Chapter 7—pp. 337-367.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 7 and respond to at least two other classmate's postings.
  • Reading Selection #1 "A Dip in the Poole" pp. 369-373.  Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 373-376.
  • Reading Selection #2 "Witches Loaves" pp. 380-384. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 384-387.
  • Reading Selection #3"Fear the College Years " pp. 388-393. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 394-396.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 400-402.
  • Complete Net Search #7.Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information about miscommunication.  Look specifically for material on miscommunication between different cultures.  How does miscommunication occur between cultures?  How can miscommunication be avoided? Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information about confidence schemes.  Describe three schemes and how people can protect themselves from these crimes.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information about adult literacy programs.  What programs are in your area?  Explain the purpose, cost, and training involved for those who want to volunteer to help others with reading.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • COMPLETE CHAPTER 7 QUIZ Inferences. 

Week 9—October 16--22, 2012
Chapter 8--The following assignments need to be completed by OCTOBER 22, 2012 (11 PM)

Chapter 8

  • Go to Week 9 Module and read Chapter 8 Power Point Presentations
  • Read Chapter 8—pp. 403-429.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 8 and respond to at least two other classmate's responses.
  • Reading Selection #1 "Decision" pp. 430-436.  Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 437-439.
  • Reading Selection #2 "Role of Humans in Global Warming " pp. 440-445. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 446-448.
  • Reading Selection #3 “Steroids” pp. 449-453.  Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 454-456.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 457-460.
  • Complete Net Search #8.Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on global warming.  Name 4 things human can do to reduce the impact on the environment and global warming.  Name 4 things your campus can do to encourage environmentally friendly practices. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information on the use of performance enhancing drugs by professional athletes.  What is your position?  Should these drugs be banned and why?  List 4 long-term effects from using performance enhancing drugs.  Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • COMPLETE CHAPTER 8 QUIZ Point of View. 

Week 10—October 23--29, 2012
Chapter 9 --The following assignments need to be completed by OCTOBER 29, 2012 (11 PM)
Chapter 9

  • Go to Week 10 Module and read Chapter 9 Power Point Presentations
  • Read Chapter 9—pp. 461-486.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 9 and respond to at least two other classmate's responses.
  • Reading Selection #1 "The Importance of Being Beautiful" pp. 487-491. Complete comprehension questions p. 493.
  • Reading Selection #2 "Study Links Cell Phones to Brain Damage" pp. 493-496. Complete comprehension questions p. 499.
  • Reading Selection #3 “How Boys Became Men” pp. 500-503.  Complete comprehension  questions pp. 506-507.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 508-511.
  • Complete Net Search #9.Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find out how our perception of beauty has changed over the years.  Select and describe three differences from the 19th to the 21st century. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find the most recent research on the dangers of radiation from cell phones.  Summarize what your learned and comment on the validity and relevance of the research in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find information about the ways both boys and girls are taught their gender roles.  How are these messages relayed to them, how do these messages differ, and are the messages only harmful or can they be beneficial as well? Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • COMPLETE CHAPTER 9 QUIZ Critical Thinking. 

Week 11—October 30--November 5, 2012

The following assignments need to be completed by November 5, 2012 at 11 PM.

Chapter 10

  • Go to Week 11 Module and read Chapter 10 Power Point presentations
  • Read Chapter 10—pp. 513-527.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 10 and respond to at least two other classmate's responses
  • Reading Selection #1 "Little Income, Big Debt " pp. 528-533. Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 534-535.
  • Reading Selection #2 “Effects of Earthquakes” pp. 537-541.  Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp.542-544.
  • Reading Selection #3 “Technology and the Environment” pp. 545-551.  Complete comprehension and vocabulary questions pp. 552-554.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 555-557.
  • Complete Net Search #10. Choose ONE from the following:

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find more information about the relationship between the earth’s plates and earthquakes and volcanoes.  Locate maps that show the land formations cause by plate tectonics. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find more information about the shrinking water supply.  Find the factors that contribute the most to both of these environmental challenges and search for suggested solutions to fixing these problems. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.’s plates and earthquakes and volcanoes.  Locate maps that show the land formations cause by plate tectonics. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.

  • Use a search engine such as Google to find more information about the shrinking water supply.  Find the factors that contribute the most to both of these environmental challenges and search for suggested solutions to fixing these problems. Summarize what you learned in 2 or 3 paragraphs.  Cite the source(s) where you obtained your information.
  • COMPLETE CHAPTER 10 QUIZ Graphic Illustrations. 

Week 12—November 6--12, 2012
Chapter 11 --The following assignments need to be completed by NOVEMBER 12, 2012 (11 PM)

Chapter 11

  • Go to Week 12 Module and read Chapter 11 Power Point Presentations.
  • Read Chapter 11—pp. 574-576.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 11 and respond to at least two other classmate's responses.
  • Complete Vocabulary Booster pp. 574-576.
  • For Net Search # 11, find a web site that sells Speed Reading Programs. Research this program and summarize it in two or three paragraphs. Discuss whether or not you would purchase this program.  
  • COMPLETE CHAPTER 11 QUIZ Rate Flexibility. 

Week 13—November 13--19, 2012

Chapter 12 --The following assignments need to be completed by NOVEMBER 19, 2012 (11 PM)

Chapter 12

  • Go to Week 13 Module and read Chapter 12 Power Point presentations
  • Read Chapter 12—pp. 578-596.
  • Post responses to Discussion Boards for Chapter 12 and respond to at least two other classmate's responses.
  •  For Net Search #12, find a web site that gives tips on how to take tests. Research this information and summarize it in two or three paragraphs. Discuss how you would or would not implement these strategies when you take a test. Be sure to cite the source where you obtained your information.
  •  COMPLETE CHAPTER 12 QUIZ Test Taking. 

There are no assignments due Week 14--November 20--23, 2012

 

Week 15 November 26--December 3, 2012

FINAL EXAM---YOU MUST COMPLETE THE FINAL EXAM BY DECEMBER 3, 2012 (11 PM).  Go to Final Exam Module and print out the reading selection for the Final Exam.   Then go to Tests and Quizzes and answer the questions.

*********Extra Credit********
Here is an opportunity to earn extra credit in this course.  You can earn up to 200 extra credit points.
If you would like to earn extra credit in this course, you may do a MAXIMUM of TWO Net Searches that you did not already complete. All extra credit must be submitted by DECEMBER 3, 2012 at 11 PM Pacific Time.

 


 

 

   

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