Chapter 4 Review Chapter 5 ReviewAdvocate Issue Examples Topic Review Class Work
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT We have seen the “Hero” side of our final paper; Now to explore the “Advocate” side. Advocate: n. Someone who speaks in support of something. We usually associate theWord “advocate” in legal issues
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT Chapter 4: 157-8. Living Under Circe’s Spell: Perceptions of ability Difference Between Pity and Empathy: “Bedside manner”, patients’ emotional health importance If The Genes Fit: LGBT Marriage, Civil Rights Black Men and Public Spaces: Trayvon Martin shooting / other news items Discrimination at Large: Public Transportation, Airlines charging more for bigger customers
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT Chapter 4 (Cont.) Diabesity: Diabetes and obesity: city v country? And why, if there is a difference? Culture? Economics. Bodily Harm: How do we teach girls to avoid this? At what age? Can we engage advertisers to promote a healthier “ideal?” Six Rules for Eating Wisely: Search about “Con- Agra”, or “Kraft”; how healthy are our food choices?Using even the random search bar at Firefox, you candevelop these topics into a more specific search/ idea.
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT Chapter 5 (p 218-9) Whole World is Watching: Internet creates accountability; FB blunders and business awareness/ presence Youtube This! The internet is scattershot, and random; if you control your information well, chances are no one will remember that mistake we made in our youth. When The Patient is a Googler & Is There A Doctor In The Mouse? : Health and the Internet; when is information good information? How do regular people use these resources, in a meaningful way?
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT Why Reality TV is Good For Us & When Reality TV Gets Too Real: Survivor, The Bachelor, just to name a few; now we have Hoarders, Intervention, is there a line we are crossing (or will cross?) in these style shows? Makes Learning Fun & From Learning As Torture to Learning As Fun: Computers in the classroom: distraction, or valid learning tool? In Groups We Shrink: Group think, and personal responsibility; the social impact and backlash of being a “whistle-blower”.
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT Access a News Website and search for any related topics: SITES: FOX http://www.foxnews.com TIME http://www.time.com/time/?xid=huffpo-direct Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/?CMP=ILC- refresh Media Matters http://mediamatters.org/blog/ NY Post http://online.wsj.com/home-page
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world/us_and_canada/ CNN http://www.cnn.com/ Reuters http://www.reuters.com/ CBS http://www.cbsnews.com/ Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ABC http://abcnews.go.com/ C-Span http://www.c-span.org/ PBS Newshour http://www.pbs.org/newshour/
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT How many different topics did we uncover with asingle question? Identify an intriguing one, and startworking. By class end (or sometime between now andthen), have a rough draft, based on a topic we havedeveloped….
EN 102—HERO/ADVOCATE UNIT CLASS WORK: Writing, research, end of year questions & answers. Next Week: LAST CLASS: Conference, Rough Draft Revision, and any other business….. ….and then we are all done For the semester/ year!