Overview: You will be asked to complete several different types of assignments for this class. The assignments move sequentially from analysis and argument to a full-length research paper on a topic related to gaming culture. You will do research using primary and secondary sources and fieldwork as appropriate. Below are links to subpages that contain more detailed information about each assignment, as well as links to assignment sheets, sample essays, and other handouts related to the assignments.
- Rhetorical Analysis (20% of overall class grade)
- Texts in Conversation (25% of overall class grade)
- Research-Based Argument (45% of overall class grade)
- Academic Community Contributions (5% of overall class grade)
- Blogging assignments (5% of overall class grade)