WR65 Rhetoric/Critical Thinking II

   CRN 15008 MW 5:45PM - 7:35PM RDM RTEC 135

Jane Thielsen, M.A.I.S. Instructor email:
jthielsen@cocc.edu

Office Hours: MW 5:00
- 5:30 PM RTEC 135
and by arrangement
 
  King Arthur claiming the sword.


Central Oregon Community College

ASSIGNMENTS   |   Syllabus
...NEVER ENOUGH HEROES
 

 

American GIs Find Nazi camps


Sacagawea

ANNONCEMENTS:  CLASS MONDAY 1/3/22 CANCELLED. PLEASE REVIEW ALL THE MATERIAL FOR

CLASS 1 AND ASSIGNMENT FOR CLASS 2. TAKE GOOD CARE, EVERYONE!


Please be sure to your USE COCC account for email.

I. GENERAL CLASS RESOURCES

  1. On Brainstorming  

  2. Process Writing Guide

  3. Notes on Narration

  4. Notes on Story

  5. Story Chart 

  6. Notes on Description

  7. Notes on Structure--Full circle Writing

  8. BASIC ESSAY AND POSITION PAPER GUIDE

  9. HOW TO WRITE AN OUTLINE*

  10. Outline Maker

  11. Citing Practice2p.

  12. Signal Phrases handout

  13. Model/sample MLA paper w/notes                       

II. Grammar and Words

  1.    UNC Writing handouts

  2. Using English Guide

  3. OWL Writing Guide

  4. Dictionary/Thesaurus | MerriamWebster site

  5. Word Roots web site English Language Roots

  6. English grammar exercises

  7. More on Pronouns

  8. Notes on Sentence Errors |

  9.  HELP for sentence errors

  10. Sentence Diagramming

  11.  OWL on the Paragraph

  12. Paragraph transitions (video)

  13.  GRAMMAR BYTES--interactive Practice

  14.   Verbals: Gerunds

  15.  Rx for Sentence errors

 

CRITICAL THINKING

QUESTIONS FOR ANY SITUATION:

WHO          WHAT         WHY 

    WHERE      HOW 

WHAT  IF

III.  RESEARCH RESOURCES 

  1. Research COCC Library 

  2. How to Avoid Plagiarism

  3. WordsMadeSimple--writing and researching help

  4. Google Scholar

  5. Google Books Online

  6. Evaluating websites tutorial

  7. Integrating evidence from source

  8. Citation makers | Citation Producer | Citation Machine | Citation Builder |Easybib | Bibme

  9. Exercise to avoid plaigarism

  10. MLA Tutorial animation

  11. youtube citing tutorial

  12. youtube demo of paper format incl. works cited

  13. BASIC ESSAY AND POSITION PAPER GUIDE

  14. Online Etymology Dictionary

  15. Etymological abbreviations

  16. Dictionary/Thesaurus | MerriamWebster site

  17. Britannica Online

  18. Wikipedia--not for formal citing

  19. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

  20. RefDesk

  21. Top Documentaries

  22. Sayings and Quotes

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The Timeless Hero: Surviving Genocide

  1. George Lucas Mythology interview 

  2. Importance and Function of Catharsis

  3. A History of Heroes

  4. The Value and Elements of Story

WWII -- Starting Links

  1. Why Hitler Focused on Jews 5min youtube

  2.  Why the Germans Chose Poland to Invade

  3. German invasion of Poland-youtube

  4. WWII- background, maps, etc.

  5. Maps of Possible Nazi (Axis) Invasion of the USA

  6. Learning Site for Students

  7.  Zookeeper's Wife excerpt Warsaw Ghetto

  8. Real footage of Polish Jewish--Summer 1939

  9. The Power of Good-- Story of Nicolas Winton | Interview | A Winton Child | Winton's Daughter | 60 Minutes

  10. Other Rescuers | Denmark's Rescue | Holocaust Survivor And Her Story-- Helena Zuber

  11. Elie Wiesel --Perils of Indifference

  12. Maria Hausman's video of COCC visit

All materials developed by Jane Thielsen copyright 2022 : other materials available under Fair Use guidelines for students in this course only: all rights reserved