Course Outline and Grades

General Outline

    All assignments are Pass/redo.

    For the sake of points/scores, you obtain the points in the schedule for each assignment you pass.

    You cannot turn in a level's assignments until the previous level has been passed

    ALWAYS work on the next levels even if you are unable to turn them in right away.

  • Level 1: Covid paper
    • 100 points for one attempt
    • Write 500 to 750 words about your thoughts concerning Covid and the questioning/doubting of science in the last 6 months
    • Paragraphs should focus on different science vs. lay arguments, such as varying views on transmission, on mask use, on non-standard medical treatments.
  • Level 2:Purple Prose
    • 50 points for one attempt
    • Or, 100 points for satisfactory completion
    • Alter the Covid Paper using purple prose
  • Level 3: APA and the purple prose
    • 50 points for one attempt
    • Or, 100 points for satisfactory completion
    • Re-write the Purple Prose paper in APA world-wide English.
  • Level 4: Predatory Journals and conferences
    • 100 points for completion
    • Do the predatory exercises
  • Level 5: Interrogating articles Part I
    • 100 points for completion
    • Scrutinize your article's style
    • Answer 1-15 in the worksheet
  • Level 6: Interrogating articles Part II
    • 100 points for completion
    • Scrutinize your article's style
    • Answer 16-40 in the worksheet
  • Level 7: APA Term paper
    • 100 points for one attempt
    • Or, 200 points for satisfactory completion
    • Crafting your APA to a specific style

800 points possible; the other 200 points are connected with Dr. Petrie's assignments.