PDP-150 Personal Development Portfolio Sec 14 Fall 2005

High Level Summary  Notetaking and Recitation  

THE GREAT BOOKS

Week Date Class Assignment or Comments

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  Aug 31 Introduction 3-Mandatory things: 1) President's Reception, 2) Activity Night, and 3) Sept 6th Convo "Sex Signals" at 7 p.m., Also Writing Assignment: What? So What? Now What? on "Into the Streets"
  Sep 2 PDP-Overview and Transition 1 3-Challenges, Writing Assignment due in email!

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Sep 5 Transition to College 2 SKILLS Essay on 1st Journey of Adventure
  Sep 7 The Liberal Arts -- Unpacking Ideas Last Day to Add Class Discussion of Sex Signals
  Sep 9 The Liberal Arts Essay on 1st Journey of Adventure DUE (TIME TRACKING STARTS ON Saturday September 10th)

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Sep 12 Whack 1 -- Aristotle hand out Hard Copy due on 1st Essay Adventure is DUE. Essay on Getting Creative (My Creative Life) Assigned.
  Sep 14 Whack 2 -- Augustine hand out  
  Sep 16 Whack3-5 (Writing the Reflective Essay) Essay on Getting Creative (My Creative Life) DUE (TIME TRACKING ENDS Saturday September 17th)

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Sep 19 Time Management and Finishing Whack 3-5 Hard Copy DUE on Getting Creative Essay: My Creative Life.

Essay: Initial Reflective Essay (Handout)

  Sep 21 Visit to Academic Support Center, in the Bicknell House - fourth house down from Ninninger (gym) and next to the president's house.  
  Sep 23 Whack 6-8   Initial Reflective Essay is DUE (electronic copy)

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Sep 26 Whacks 9-10 and Ancient Whacks of Heraclitus Hard Copy of Initial Reflective Essay DUE

2nd Essay Adventure (Your Pick)

  Sep 28 Introduction to Screwtape Letters 1-6 read
  Sep 30 Screwtape 2nd Essay Adventure DUE (electronic copy)

Letters 7 to 12 read

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Oct 3 CLASS GOES TO THE MOVIES

Exorcism of Emily Rose at 7:05 P.M. at Harrisonburg 14

2nd Essay Adventure DUE (hard copy)

Screwtape Reflection #1 Engage Letters 

Letters 13-18 read

  Oct 5 Class meets for 20 minutes and then adjourns to the KCC for COMMUNITY SERVICE FAIR in Kline Campus Center at 10:25 Letters 19-24 read
  Oct 7 Screwtape

PICK-UP REFLECTIVE JOURNALS

Screwtape Essay #1 DUE (electronic copy)

Screwtape Essay #2 Assigned

Letters 25-30 read

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Oct 10 FALL BREAK Fall Break
  Oct 12 Screwtape All of Screwtape read SPRING REGISTRATION BEGINS
  Oct 14 Wrapping Up Screwtape

The Great Conversation Assignment

Mid-Term Grades Due

Home Coming Weekend

Screwtape Essay #2 DUE (electronic copy)

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Oct 17 The Meaning of It All

VIDEO: The Hero's Journey

Third Essay Adventure of your choice assigned

Screwtape Essay #2 Hard Copy DUE

  Oct 19    
  Oct 21   Last Day to Withdraw WP Assigned

3rd Essay Adventure DUE (electronic copy)

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Oct 24 The Meaning of It All 3rd Essay Adventure Hard Copy Due

The Meaning of It All Essay Assigned

 

  Oct 26    
  Oct 28 THE GREAT CONVERSATION Presentation Day The Meaning of It All Essay DUE (electronic copy)

The Great Conversation Essay due nextweek

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Oct 31 Orthodoxy (Getting Started)

Critical Thinking: What is Truth?

The Meaning of It All Essay DUE Hard Copy
  Nov 2 THE GREAT DEBATE -- WAR!  
  Nov 4 I will be attending the C.S. Lewis conference Past Watchful Dragons in Nashville.  An activity will be provided. Last Day to Withdraw WP/WF Assigned

Orthodoxy Essay Assigned

The Great Conversation Essay (electronic copy due)

FAMILY WEEKEND

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Nov 7 Orthodoxy Continued The Great Conversation Essay Hard Copy Due

 

  Nov 9    
  Nov 11   Orthodoxy  Essay (electronic copy DUE)

Final Reflective Essay 

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Nov 14 Orthodoxy (Continued)

REFLECTION REVISITED

Orthodoxy Essay Hard Copy DUE

 

  Nov 16    
  Nov 18 FINAL REFLECTIVE ESSAY (Draft) Final Reflective Essay Draft (electronic copy)

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Nov 21 Finish Up Orthodoxy

MUST TURN IN Draft FRE

Final Reflective Essay Draft (hard copy)
  Nov 23 THANKSGIVING BREAK  
  Nov 25 THANKSGIVING BREAK  

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Nov 28 REFLECTION REVISITED Final Reflective Essay (DRAFT) Returned 
  Nov 30    
  Dec 2   Final Reflective Essay DUE (electronic copy)

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Dec 5    
  Dec 7 PARTY (NARNIA MOVIE??) Last Day of Classes
    FINALS