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Proposal Type

Writing Intensive

Contact Information

ciscojo
Jonathan
Cisco
CiscoJo@missouri.edu
573/884-6221
Campus Writing Program
Are you submitting this proposal on behalf of an instructor?
Yes
Instructor for whom you are submitting proposal:
morganjoh
John
Morgan
MarkMorgan@missouri.edu
573/882-9525
Parks Recreation & Tourism
Subject Area’s Department Chair/Director:
ciscojo
Jonathan
Cisco
CiscoJo@missouri.edu
573/884-6221
Campus Writing Program

Term for Proposal

 
Spring 2017

Course Catalog Information

NAT R
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism (P_R_TR)
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
2101W
1
3
30
Topics in Park, Recreation and Tourism - Writing Intensive
Specialized topic content in parks, recreation and tourism programs, management and/or development. Subject content and credit may vary by semester based on faculty resources and student needs. Offered periodically.
 
Lecture/Standard
A-F (allow student to choose S/U option)
 
 
P_R_TR 1011.
 

Instructor Information

morganjoh
John
Morgan
MarkMorgan@missouri.edu
573/882-9525
Parks Recreation & Tourism
(numbers only)
Tenured Associate Professor
 
Yes, in the last five years
 

The Campus Writing Program conducts a two-day faculty workshop to assist with the design and implementation of your writing intensive course. Once your course proposal has been approved by the Campus Writing Program, you will receive information on time, date and location of the workshop.
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Honors Course Information

 
 
Answer the questions below as they would apply to one section. For all other sections, provide similar information in the Additional Sections Information box below.
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Writing Intensive Course Information

Organize and edit a collection of hunting and fishing stories from the Ozarks.
 
Face-to-face
Self paced?

 
20
Should this course be considered for funding?

Large Enrollment Courses:
 
 
 

Writing Intensive Assignments

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All assignments
TRIBUTE & PROFILES


Write one tribute for the late Vance Randolph, the person who was largely responsible for popularizing Ozark folk culture. His book, Ozark Outdoors: Hunting and Fishing Stories in the Ozarks served as the impetus for this class and our sequel. The tribute should be an in-depth summary of his life and works (500 words). Worth 50 points.

Write one profile for each of the early Ozark explorers: Henry Schoolcraft, Silas Turnbo, Frederick Gerstacker, Theodore Russell, Thomas Nuttall, and George William Featherstonhaugh. Each of the profiles should cover their life and works (250 words).

Each profile is worth 25 points. Here’s some detailed information to help maximize your score.

You should take these writing assignments seriously. It is unlikely that you will be able to gather the information and produce a quality work the night before your paper is due. Some pain will be involved - deal with it. We will be looking for use of grammar, sentence structure, paragraph construction, and clarity of expression. Use MS-Word. Before submitting your paper, check to see if anything is underlined: red means misspelling, green means improper sentence structure. If you see red or green, fix the problem! Become familiar with using track changes.

Please use a 12 point font. Your margins should be 1” on all sides. Bold, italics, quotes, underlining, etc. should be used sparingly.

Your report should list all references cited, including internet addresses (URL). Use the American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual. The sixth edition is available at the Reference Desk Ellis Library. Quotation marks must be used to designate someone else’s work (including information from the Internet). Before writing your paper, familiarize yourself with plagiarism so you will not violate these rules (pg. 8 in the M-Book on-line).

All reports must be submitted electronically before class on the specified day. No exceptions. Bring a hard-copy with you. Resubmit after revision.


TERM PAPER

Each student will be required to write a term paper that will serve as an “Introduction” for our book. It must contain interesting and useful information about hunting & fishing in the Ozarks. Consider the readership when developing your strategy. Think broadly, but write concisely. Possible sections include: history, activity involvement (facts & figures), species, economic impacts, fishing associations, tournaments, locations, reasons / motives for participation, the private sector (businesses such as bait shops, Bass Pro, or hunting or fishing guides). Clearly, the focus of your paper should be on the Ozarks, although in some cases it might be interesting to compare Missouri with Arkansas, or against national averages. Information best suited for appendices should not be included in the text, such as charts, tables, diagrams, or figures.

The report must be a minimum of 1,500 words. For the body, please use a 12 point font. Your margins should be 1” on all sides. Bold, italics, underlining, etc. should be used sparingly. Use MS-Word. Before submitting your paper, check to see if anything is underlined: red means misspelling, green means improper sentence structure. If you see red or green, fix the problem!

The report should contain a cover page, complete with title, date, class, author, etc. Clipart or an appropriate graphic would be nice, but not required. Sorry, the title page or appendices do not factor into the word count. The report does not need to be spiral-bound or have a fancy cover. One well-placed staple will work just fine.

Your report should list all references cited, including internet addresses (URL). Use the American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual 6th edition. It is available from the reference desk at Ellis Library. Quotation marks must be used to designate someone else’s work (including information from the Internet). Before writing your paper, familiarize yourself with plagiarism so you will not violate these rules (pg. 8 in the M-Book on-line).

You will have an opportunity to revise and re-submit your work. Reports are due on two dates: the first draft is due on March 22nd (75 points) and the final draft is due on May 10th (25 points). No exceptions.

Warning: You have all semester to complete this assignment. It’s a long rope, so do not use it to hang yourself. Procrastination will not improve your score on this assignment, so get-r-done.

Length of assignment:
2000
Instructor/TA
2000
Instructor/TA
4000

Profiles 1-6
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Length of assignment:
1000
Instructor
1000
Instructor
2000

Peer Edits
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Length of assignment:
1000
Instructor
 
 
1000

Total pages for all assignments:
First drafts:
12.12
Revisions:
9.09
21.21
 

Writing Intensive Teaching

Instructor provided feedback
Other
Peer review
The written assignments (tribute and profiles) will be graded by the TA. They will be returned to the students for revision.

I will review the term paper (midway) and provide some written feedback. Students will have an opportunity to revise and resubmit.

The hunting and fishing stories (15-20) will be edited individually by class members, followed by peer review. Feedback will be provided in a small group environment (3-5 students), but not subject to official grading. They select the best edits. After stories pass the peer review process, they will be shown on a big screen so every member of the class has a chance to offer their input. Again, not graded, but many chances for revision. This includes some writing which is graded and others which are not.
 
Every angler story will be edited by students in the class we expect to get 100 stories. Each story will be reviewed individually and then by peers small group. Finally, the class at-large will get a chance to comment on each story. Before publication, the professor and TAs will go over the text thoroughly and seek outside opinion.
Except for the first week of class, each student will edit for 3 hours every night during the semester. No lectures, no tests - just writing / editing.
90
%
 
2
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Administrative Information

Natural and Applied Sciences
 
9.26.16: Requested information on revision.

Acknowledgement


Additional Comments

 
Patricia Luckenotte (luckenottep) (Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:16:46 GMT): I have added P_R_TR 2101W, 01 to the Spring 2017 Schedule of Classes. Per Email from Jenna Fusinatto, this section has a topics title of Hunting & Fishing Folklore. You will also have to submit a Topics Proposal form to have this title added to this section. Topics forms are available at http://registrar.missouri.edu/faculty-staff/#topics-courses.
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