Tuesday/Thursday Calendar

Week 1 (1/26)
T Class Introductions

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Hand out: Assignment #1

Week 2 (2/2)
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Reading:
Reading: "Argument" <http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/argument.html> and  "A Fieldguide to Critical Thinking" <http://www.csicop.org/si/9012/critical-thinking.html>
In-class: Defining Rhetoric and Argument

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Reading:
"Reading to Write" <http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/readingwriting.html>, "A Critical Method for Understanding the JFK assassination" <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/JFK/critical_thinking/Critical_method.html>, and "Types of Evidence Useful for Understanding the JFK Assassination" <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/JFK/critical_thinking/Types_of_ev_useful_for_under.html>
In-class:
Due: Assignment #1

Week 3 (2/9)
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Reading:
"Eyewitness Testimony, Memory, and Assassination Research" <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/JFK/Critical_thinking/Ford-Zaid_Eyewitness_testimony.html>, "40 Years of Doubt: Conspiracy Theories Still Grip Public" <http://www.ravenndragon.net/montgomery/40years.html> and "Conspiracies So Vast" <http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2004/02/01/conspiracies_so_vast?mode=PF>
In-class:
Hand out Assignment #2

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Reading:
"Evaluating Print Sources" <http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/evidence.html>, "Probability, Belief, and Proof" <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/JFK/critical_thinking/Prob_belief_proof.html>, and "Conspiracy Thinking and the John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Assassinations" <http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/ayton2.htm>
In-class:

Week 4 (2/16)
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Reading:
"Dealy Plaza Revisited" (Read the WHOLE site), <http://www.texasmonthly.com/ranch/jfk/>, "Responding to Written Texts" <http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/processes/response/>, and "Ghosts of November" handout
In-class:


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Reading: "Freeway Man" <http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/FreeWayman.htm>, "Jean Hill--The Lady in Red" <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/JFK/Critical_thinking/Lady_In_Red/Lady_In_Red.html>,
In-class:
Due Assignment #2 First Draft

Week 5 (2/23) Officer Tippet
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Reading:
In-class:

Rough Draft Workshop



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Reading: Howard
In-class:
Due: Assignment #2

Week 6 (3/2) Zapruder Film Debate
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Reading:
"1963: 11 Seconds in Dallas" <http://www.ravenndragon.net/montgomery/11seconds.pdf>, "Hidden in Plain View" <http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/scearce.htm>, "Holland De Ja Vue" <http://jfkfiles.blogspot.com/2007/12/holland-dj-vu_27.html>, "Zapruder Film Likely to Restart Debate <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/JFK/misc._documents/Lardner_on_new_Z_film.html>
In-class:
Hand out Assignments #3 and  4

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Reading: "A Brief Overview of Zapruder Alteration Argument" <http://www.jfk-info.com/martin2.htm>

In-class:
Hand out Assignment #5

Week 7 (3/9) Acoustic Evidence Debate
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Reading: "Hear No Evil: Acoustical Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination" <http://pages.prodigy.net/whiskey99/hearnoevil.htm> and "The Acoustic Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination" <http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/odell/>
In-class:

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Reading:
"Car #10 Where Are You?" <http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/car10.htm>, "Why WOuld Tippit Have Stopped Oswald?" <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/jfk/the_critics/griffith/Why_Tippit_stopped_Oswald.html>
In-class:

Week 8 (3/16) Spring Break--No Classes

Week 9 (3/23)
T
Reading:
"The Paranoid Style in American Politics" <http://karws.gso.uri.edu/JFK/conspiracy_theory/the_paranoid_mentality/The_paranoid_style.html> , "Circumstantial Evidence of a Head Shot From The Grassy Knoll" <http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/d1487.txt>, "Lee Harvey Oswald Killed Tippit..." <http://www.jfklink.com/articles/Tippit.html>, and "The Killing of Officer Tippit" <http://www.archives.gov/research/jfk/warren-commission-report/chapter-4.html#description>
In-class:

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Reading:
In-class:
Due: First Draft Assignment #4

Week 10 (3/30)
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Reading:
In-class:

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In-class:

Week 11 (4/6)
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Reading:
In-class:

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Week 12 (4/13)
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Reading:
In-class:

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Reading:
In-class:
Due: Assignment #3

Week 13 (4/20)
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Reading:
In-class:

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Reading:
In-class:

Week 14 (4/27)
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Reading:
In-class:
Due: FIrst Draft Assignment #5

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Reading:
In-class:
Rough Draft Workshop

Week 15 (5/4) Movie Week
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Reading:

In-class:
Due: Second Draft Assignment #5

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Reading:
In-class:

Week 16 (5/11) Final Exam