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Week3

  1. 1. Week 3 – 26 January 2011<br />WRA 110.742<br />
  2. 2. AGENDA<br />Peer Review: An overview<br />Group Assignments<br />Peer Review Time<br />MLA Activity<br />Wrap-Up<br />
  3. 3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sjkJXoRZxE<br />
  4. 4. Peer review: overview<br />Will happen in MSU Google Docs<br />Worksheet – everyone will have their own<br />Groups of three – you’ll keep them throughout the semester<br /> You don’t have to sit with your group right now.<br />We will only able to get through one round of peer review today; you will complete the second round of peer review for homework.<br />
  5. 5. Peer Review Groups<br />1. Kenny, Jingwei, Shannon<br />2. George, Brittany, Daniel<br />3. Buzz (Alex D.), Jamesha, Anne<br />4. Yasmin, Jack, Thomas<br />5. Marshall, Caleesha, Liyang<br />6. David, Jacob, Adrian<br />7. Romeo (Alex H.), Julie, Jimmy<br />8. Alexa, Kevin, Jia<br />9. Alexandria, Eric, Yilin<br />
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  7. 7. Round 1: basic formatting<br />You will work in your peer review groups to create PowerPoint-style presentations that demonstrate how to FORMAT documents in correct MLA style.<br />You’ll present your work at the end of the class.<br />Your MLA Idol judges will rate your presentations on:<br />Correctness<br />Clarity<br />Style<br />There are prizes.<br />
  8. 8. Round 1: basic formatting<br />You’ll work inside MSU Google Docs (in the “MLA Activity” folder) for easier sharing and presenting.<br />Use your McGrawHill Handbook to help you. <br />Each group will have a different formatting task/feature to demonstrate.<br />Groups 1, 2, 3: How do I change my document margins so they are correct?<br />Groups 4, 5, 6: What is the correct first page heading?<br />Groups 7, 8, 9: How do I correctly insert page numbers? <br />
  9. 9. Round 1: basic formatting<br />Guidelines:<br />MAXIMUM of 3 slides.<br />Demonstrate the steps you have to take to do certain things (i.e. what menus and such do you have to use in Microsoft Word?)<br />Use screen captures as visual aids.<br />Put your names on the presentations.<br />Save your presentations as “Group#Presentation”<br />
  10. 10. Wrap-up<br />Your homework will be to peer review the other individual in your group so that everyone has been reviewed by everyone else. Then you’ll write a blog post about it. Check the schedule later today for updates.<br />I’ll review everyone’s rough drafts and give general feedback in a video on Friday.<br />Repeat after me: I NOW HAVE NO EXCUSE FOR INCORRECT DOCUMENT FORMATTING!!!<br />Thank you Ana! Seacrest out!<br />

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