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Class Notes, 14 May 2012

Verbs: actions, words that denote action   To be / ser I am/was                      we are/were You are/were She/he is/was they are/were   is, am, are, was, were, be, been, being –Circle “to be” verbs on your classmate’s draft –Count how … Continue reading

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Pretend PIE

The way society is structured one’s intelligence is measured by credentials. I believe that there is more to it than one’s G.P.A. in school. There are students who do not and sometimes cannot apply themselves in school for whatever reason … Continue reading

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Class Notes 9 May 2012

For Final Portfolio project BRING THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT (PRINTED) TO CLASS. –What to include? 1. Final revisions to your essays, with media included, published as pages on your blog   2. Publish your “Cover Letter” as … Continue reading

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7 May 2012

For your last essay, your personal statement   –1000 words or less! –your personal statement . . .     Provide detailed answers to the following questions. Your answers to all questions should total approximately 1,000 words.   a. What … Continue reading

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Class Notes, 2 May 2012

Photo of Queens College: embedded for class example. Make sure you hit “insert into post” when adding media, otherwise the media will not show up on your published texts. —————————————  Essay 3: was already due, but because I missed class … Continue reading

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Class Notes, 25 Apr. 2012

NO CLASS MONDAY, APRIL 30TH: CANCELLED CLASS, AGAIN, JUST THIS CLASS . . . APOLOGIES AGAIN. ESSAY 3 STILL DUE HOWEVER . . . Essay 3 DUE MONDAY,5PM     For Essay 4, see this link: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Honors/scholarships/Pages/default.aspx       … Continue reading

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Class Notes, 23 Apr. 2012

Videos from:   Evelyn: Asian students (but notChina)   It’s a “sweet video”: “makes me remember my childhood”: playing games at school, not like playing children do now (on Facebook);   Brings back happy memories of school       … Continue reading

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NOTES FOR ESSAY 3

Hello, some notes I just wrote to a student about where to search for an article, and more specifics about how you should organize your essay: _____________________ The essay more or less picks up where your last one left off–focusing … Continue reading

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Class Notes, 16 Apr. 2012

Reading Bourdieu and A Girl Like Me: or Reading A Girl Like Me With Bourdieu’s sociology . . . from Bourdieu, Pierre. “The Economy of Symbolic Goods.” Practical Reason: On the Theory of Action. Trans. Randal Johnson. Stanford: Stanford UP, … Continue reading

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NO CLASS APRIL 18

Hello friends, I hope you enjoy your Spring Break. As a gift, I bring you some revisions in the syllabus pushing back the due dates of the next two essays, as well as a small make-up assignment for April 18th … Continue reading

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