Class Notes 12/3: Project #4 and more

What do you need to do to finish the semester in all of your classes? What advice do you need? What advice do you have to offer your classmates?

  • how do I know what my grades are?
  • how do I improve my grades between now and the end of the semester?
  • how do I pace my work?
  • how do I avoid procrastination?

Advice

  • break up the work into manageable parts
  • do some at school and some at home (G600 Mac Lab, or Mac Lab in the library, Voorhees 2nd floor, which lets you print 150 pages for the week, library study rooms for 3+ people, Pearl 1st floor COMD)–or wherever you like to work (home, subway, BPL on Remsen)
  • Math tutoring Library building Ground Floor.
  • finish it and then you have Winter Break
  • Ask for clarification or advice
  • take advantage of office hours

What’s left?

  • Project #4: parts 3 and 4 due 12/5 end-of-day
  • Review for final 12/10 and 12/12
  • Project #5 due 12/12
  • Glossary wrap-up due 12/17
  • final exam 12/17
  • final critique 12/19

Review statements made for Project #4.

  • What are the features of your chosen format?
  • What makes it that kind of statement?
  • How is it different from other formats of statements?
  • What resources did you use to know how to craft your statement?
  • Complete this sentence: According to ______, a feature of this format of statement is ________.
  • What needs revision to help it match your chosen format?

Possible outline for Part 4:

Intro: this is what statement I chose because xyz

Next: and what one feature is

Next: This is what I did

Next: This is another feature

Next: this is what I did

Intro: this is what statement I chose because xyz

I wrote about x:

X is a feature of the format

I used y

Y is a feature of the format

I expressed z

Z is a feature of the format

 

Post Part 3 and Part 4 separately, using tags to differentiate

UPDATES:

12/5: finish Part 4 of Project #4, submit all parts by the end of the day on 12/5

Practice final exam: vote=no practice final

12/12 Field trip: should we go? if so, to which, the Brooklyn Museum or the Brooklyn Public Library? Other options?