1020 Resources

Besides Blackboard (http://bb9.aum.edu) and AUM email , which you should consult daily, these places are resources for you.

You are welcome to look at student examples from the past. However, some of these assignments will be slightly different for your class.

SAMPLE PROJECTS/PAPERS FROM PAST 1020 STUDENTS

Russ Exploration Paper         Exploratory Paper Hanna

Chernobyl Project

springstudent1020

ACTIVITIES AND READINGS:

“Apocalypse” students of 2019 should check out the third item listed in this article!

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/capital-projects-and-infrastructure/our-insights/future-proofing-infrastructure-often-means-going-back-to-basics?cid=soc-web

“Zombie Apocalypse” Ice Breaker

https://diaryofanewta.asu.edu/ice-breaker-activity-zombie-apocalypse

“Earth without People” by Alan Weisman

http://discovermagazine.com/2005/feb/earth-without-people

Review of Benjamin Warner’s book Thirst

https://chireviewofbooks.com/2016/04/25/thirst-benjamin-warner-review/

“Where Does Your Water Come From?” article on Alabama

https://www.apr.org/post/where-does-your-water-come#stream/0

“How Does Your State Make Electricity?”

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/12/24/climate

“Where I’m From” Assignment (Perspective Activity)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SikAqX8fO9U

Poem by William Stafford: “At the Bomb Testing Site”

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42777/at-the-bomb-testing-site

Old Class Tumblr Account and Archive (with images and ideas from 2015)

http://stuffandthings1020.tumblr.com/

Video on the importance of changing perspective: “Like Lilly, Like Wilson”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tshNfYWPlDg

RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION

A major part of learning research is learning how to enter conversation. See the Purdue OWL handout on quoting, paraphrasing, and summary:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/563/01/

A description of why composition and writing  matter to all majors:

“So You Wanna Be an Engineer, a Welder, a Teacher? Academic Disciplines and Professional Literacies”

https://openenglishatslcc.pressbooks.com/chapter/so-you-wanna-be-an-engineer-a-welder-a-teacher-academic-disciplines-and-professional-literacies/

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