Week 2 (Sept. 6)

Instructor: Jim Smith

Topic: Constructing a Basic Narrative

Stories surround us. They form the basis for everything we do, from getting to school to getting through a job interview or landing that big contract. By the end of the week, you will have a basic understanding of how stories work as negotiation between the storyteller and the audience.

Pre-class Viewing

Pre-class Reading

Post-class Assignment (due by 8:00am EST on 9/11/2012)

  • Write a blog entry that is a 250-500 word (1-2 page) action narrative.
  • Grade yourself: send Jen Guiliano a message in ELMS with your responses to the questions about your story from the week 2 story rubric. Include a link to your blog entry and make sure the message is clear that it is part of this assignment.


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