Participation:      20%

(includes collaborative note-taking, in-class participation, and final course reflection)


Unit 1:

Annotating Care Studies (group project: includes in-class presentation and written component) 10% of final grade DUE FEBRUARY 9

Caring about Care (5-6 page essay) 15% of final grade DUE FEBRUARY 16


Unit 2:

Blogging Fictions of Care (4 short blog posts) 5% of final grade

Close-Reading Care: (5-6 page essay) 20% of final grade DUE MARCH 29


Unit 3: 

Curating Fictions of Care: (“introductory” essay for a text) 30% of final grade DUE May 3


Grading Scale:

A 4.0/A- 3.7 Extremely high quality work, effort, and performance beyond minimum requirements. Excellent participation and substantial contributions to discussions

B+ 3.3/B 3.0/B- 2.7 Well-written work that continues to improve. A level of effort and performance beyond minimum requirements. Good participation and contributions to discussions

C+ 2.3/C 2.0/C- 1.7 Generally competent work and a level of effort that meets course requirements. Regular attendance and contributions to discussions.

D 1.3 D- 1.0 Work that is uneven in quality or suggests incompetence. Irregular participation and minimal contributions to discussions

F 0.0 Incomplete or unacceptable work. No real effort to participate in class discussions.