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17. Outline of assignments for the semester: Fall 2014

SPN-2001-100-FA14  Professor Pietrolonardo
 

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FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO APPRECIATE AN OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE TO HELP STAY ON TASK, HERE IS A SCHEDULE OF COURSE ACTIVITIES ACCORDING TO THE SEMESTER TIMELINE.

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THE DETAILS OF ALL THESE ASSIGNMENTS ARE PROVIDED WITHIN EACH MODULE IN THE BLACKBOARD COURSE UNDER "ASSIGNMENTS".

Color code:           Assignments & Due dates -
                             Detailed information available within Black Board Course
                             under Assignments and Activities in each Module.

                           Grammar & Vocabulary Highlights -
                            These are the most important new vocabulary and
                             grammar concepts in the chapter

Real-Time Webinars - Optional online virtual classroom sessions in which students can ask questions,
collaborate on projects to learn and practice new material. A headset with microphone is required to speak;
or students can listen and text input. [Sessions will be offered on different days, at varying times to allow students
to access as many as possible around schedule conflicts.]

Writing Skill Development -
                            Follow the journal prompts in Black Board Course
                             under Assignments [They are incorporated into module assignment]

Important Info from IVCC

                           Assessment -
                            Reminders of dates for Formative and Summative Assessments
 

                            Extra Credit Opportunity  -
                   Opportunities to earn extra credit will be announced as
                   they develop              

 

Date

Week

Description

Assignment

M - 8/18
 

 #1

FALL SESSION BEGINS
Please note: The first day of a class section is the last day to register.

Course introduction

Technical Orientation to be completed by W 8/20. Follow instructions in BlackBoard Course:
bullet Online Orientation
bullet Fall 2014 Course SPN-2001-100 (Be sure you select Section 100!) 
bullet Activate your Heinle Learning Center Student Key Code and enroll in SPN-2001-100-14FA.
bulletSet the keyboard on your personal PC to English - International so you can type Spanish characters and accents.
bullet Download free Mozilla FireFox Version 19 and/or Google Chrome
bullet Sign and return Letter of Understanding/Media Release Form

Module 1 - Capítulo 1: M August 8 through T September 2 (Weeks 1 -2)

bullet Module 1 Activity 1 [M1A1] due by 8 AM W 8/20
bullet Module 1 Activity 2 [M1A2] due by 8 AM F 8/22
bullet Module 1 Activity 3 [M1A3]  ¡Mucho gusto! due by 8 AM M 8/25
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 Module 1 Activity 4 [M1A4]  due by 8 AM W 8/27

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[M1A5] Reflective Journal - Key Items due by 8 AM F 8/29

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Module 1 Homework*  [M1HW] Cap. 1 due by 8 AM F 8/29

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M1 C 1 Review Real-Time Webinar F 8/29/14 5-6 PM

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Module 1 Quiz 1 [M1Q1] -Posted 8 AM F 8/29 through 8 AM T 9/02.

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Module 1 Evaluation Survey Posted 8 AM F 8/29 through 8 AM T 9/02.

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M1 Grades posted

 

 

Technical Orientation - Instructions in Black Board Course - Assignments: go to http://ivcc.blackboard.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heinle Learning Center - go to http://ilrn.heinle.com/index.html

 BlackBoard - go to http://ivcc.blackboard.com/

Highlights of grammar and vocabulary to study:
Capítulo 1: La vida de todos los días

Puntos Clave P#
El horario 07
Vocabulario 08
Frecuencia y secuencia 10
Presente de verbos regulares e irregulares 11
Presente de verbos con cambios en la raíz 14
No comprendo... 18
Verbos reflexivos 16
¿Qué? 22
Para leer bien 26
Para escribir bien 28
¿Quien soy yo? 30
Cartas y mensajes electrónicos 46

*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit. 2 WEEKS= 4 HOURS

* There is an overlap between the closing date of the earlier module assessment and survey and the first activities of the next module. This allows a "grace period" in which students can complete the assessment. However, it is necessary to complete all module activities on time to receive full grade points. DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON TAKING THE ASSESSMENTS. The work will flow more smoothly if you complete the assessment and survey promptly and move on to the next module without unfinished business.

W - 8/20 Technical Orientation should be completed by 8 AM today.

Module 1 Activity 1 [M1A1] due W 8/20
 

F- 8/22

 Module 1 Activity 2 [M1A2] due by 8 AM F 8/22

 
M- 8/25 Week #2

Module 1 Activity 3 [M1A3]  ¡Mucho gusto! due by 8 AM M 8/25

 
W - 8/27

 Module 1 Activity 4 [M1A4]  due by 8 AM W 8/27

F -8/29

 

LAST DAY FOR REFUND
[M1A5] Reflective Journal - Key Items due by 8 AM F 8/29

Module 1 Homework*  [M1HW] Cap. 1 due by 8 AM F 8/29

Module 1 learning activities end; assessment phase begins

M1 C 1 Review Real-Time Webinar F 8/29/14 5-6 PM


Module 1 Quiz 1 [M1Q1] -Posted 8 AM F 8/30 through 8 AM T 9/02.

Module 1 Evaluation Survey Posted 8 AM F 8/30 through 8 AM T 9/02.






*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit. 2 WEEKS= 4 HOURS MINIMUM HOMEWORK IN BB-COURSE DOCUMENTS AND/OR HEINLE LEARNING CENTER
M - 9/01 Week #3

LABOR DAY – COLLEGE CLOSED

 

 

T - 9/02

Module 1 Quiz 1 and Survey close at 8 am today.

Module 2 opens.

Module 2 - Capítulos 2 and 3: T September 2 through F September 12  (Weeks 3 -4)

bullet Module 2 Activity 1 [M2A1] due by 8 AM W 9/03
bulletModule 2 Activity 2 [M2A2] due by 8 AM F 9/05
bullet Module 2 Activity 3 [M2A3] due by 8 AM M 9/08
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Module 2 Activity 4 [M2A4] due by 8 AM W 9/10

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[M2A5] Reflective Journal 2 -Key Items due by 8 AM F 9/12

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M2 C 2-3 Review Real-Time Webinar F 9/12/14 12-12:45 PM

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Homework * for Capítulos 2 and 3 due by 8 AM F 9/12

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Quiz 2 -Posted 8 AM F 9/12 through 8 AM M 9/15

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Module 2 Evaluation Survey Posted 8 AM F 9/12 through 8 AM M 9/15

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M2 Grades posted.

Highlights of grammar & vocabulary to study:
Capítulo 2: De vacaciones
Puntos Clave P#
El complejo turístico 32
Vocabulario de balneario 35
El teléfono 36
El pretérito de verbos regulares 38
El pretérito de verbos irregulares 40
Diversiones nocturnas 44
La circumlocución 47
El pretérito de verbos con cambios en la raíz 49
"A" personal 50
Pronombres de objetos directos 51
La secuencia de eventos 57
Cultura 55




*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit. 2 WEEKS= 4 HOURS MINIMUM HOMEWORK IN BB-COURSE DOCUMENTS AND/OR HEINLE LEARNING CENTER
W - 9/3


Module 2 Activity 1 [M2A1] due by 8 AM W 9/03

 Highlights of grammar and vocabulary to study:
Capítulo 3: En familia
Puntos Clave P#
El fin de semana 70
La familia - vocabulario 72
Saludos y Adios 73
El tenso imperfecto 75
La concordancia 78
Los diminutivos 80
Los apellidos 92
La boda 81
La boda - vocabulario 83
La invitación 84
Ser, estar y haber 86
Los posesivos 88
La invitación escrita 93
*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit

F-9/05

  Module 2 Activity 2 [M2A2] due by 8 AM F 9/05

 

 * There is an overlap between the closing date of the earlier module assessment and survey and the first activities of the next module. This allows a "grace period" in which students can complete the assessment. However, it is necessary to complete all module activities on time to receive full grade points. DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON TAKING THE ASSESSMENTS. The work will flow more smoothly if you complete the assessment and survey promptly and move on to the next module without unfinished business.

M-9/08 Week #4  Module 2 Activity 3 [M2A3] due by 8 AM M 9/08
W- 9/10 Module 2 Activity 4 [M2A4] due by 8 AM W 9/10
F - 9/12 [M2A5] Reflective Journal 2 -Key Items due by 8 AM F 9/12

Module 2 learning activities end; assessment phase begins.

Homework * for Capítulos 2 and 3 due by 8 AM F 9/
12

M2 C 2-3 Review Real-Time Webinar F 9/12/14 12-12:45 PM

Quiz 2 -Posted 8 AM F 9/12 through 8 AM M 9/15

Module 2 Evaluation Survey Posted
8 AM F 9/12 through 8 AM M 9/15

M - 9/15

Week #5

Module 2 Quiz 2 and Survey 2 close at 8 am today.

Module 3 opens.

Module 3 - Capítulos 4 and 5: M September 15 through R September 25 
(Weeks 5 -6)
bullet Module 3 Activity 1 [M3A1] Part 1 due 8 AM T 9/16; Part 2 due 8 AM W 9/17
bullet Module 3 Activity 2 [M3A2]  Part 1 due 8 AM T 9/16; Part 2 due 8 AM W 9/17
bullet Module 3 Activity 3 [M3A3] due F 9/19
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Module 3 Activity 4 [M3A4] due M 9/22

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[M3A5] Reflective Journal 3-Key Items due T 9/23

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M3 C 4-5 Review Real-Time Webinar T 9/23, 12-12:45 PM

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M3HW Homework * for Chapters 4 and 5 due by 8 AM, T 9/23

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Quiz 3 -Posted 8 AM T 9/23 through 8 AM R 9/25

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Module 3 Evaluation Survey -Posted 8 AM T 9/23 through 8 AM R 9/25

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M3 Grades posted.

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Module 3 Extra Credit Activity  [M3EX] due M 10/13

Highlights of grammar and vocabulary to study:
Capítulo
4: En el restaurante
Puntos Clave P#
Pedir del menú 98-
Pronombres de objetos indirectos 103
Gustar 105
Unos cognados falsos en el pretérito 107
En el restaurante - vocabulario 109
Las introducciones 112
Imperfecto v. pretérito 114
Puntos Clave P#
Los números ordinales 118
Las clases 138
Por y para 143

Highlights of grammar and vocabulary to study:
Capítulo
5: En la universidad
Puntos Clave P#
Pronombres preposicionales 146
La vida estudiantil 148
Las asignaturas - vocabulario 151
El clima 152


*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit 2 WEEKS = 4 HOURS MINIMUM HOMEWORK IN BB-COURSE DOCUMENTS AND/OR HEINLE LEARNING CENTER
T- 9/16   Module 3 Activity 1 [M3A1] Part 1 due 8 AM T 9/16; Part 2 due 8 AM W 9/17

Module 3 Activity 2 [M3A2]  Part 1 due 8 AM T 9/16; Part 2 due 8 AM W 9/17
 
W- 9/17 Module 3 Activity 1 [M3A1] Part 1 due 8 AM T 9/16; Part 2 due 8 AM W 9/17

Module 3 Activity 2 [M3A2]  Part 1 due 8 AM T 9/16; Part 2 due 8 AM W 9/17
 

 

F -9/19

Module 3 Activity 3 [M3A3] due F 9/19

 

M-9/22 Week #5 Module 3 Activity 4 [M3A4] due M 9/22  
T-9/23 [M3A5] Reflective Journal 3-Key Items due T 9/23

Module 3 learning activities end; assessment phase begins.

M3HW Homework * for Chapters 4 and 5 due by 8 AM, T 9/23

Quiz 3 -Posted 8 AM T 9/23 through 8 AM R 9/25

Module 3 Evaluation Survey -Posted 8 AM T 9/23 through 8 AM R 9/25
*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit 2 WEEKS = 4 HOURS MINIMUM HOMEWORK IN BB-COURSE DOCUMENTS AND/OR HEINLE LEARNING CENTER

* There is an overlap between the closing date of the earlier module assessment and survey and the first activities of the next module. This allows a "grace period" in which students can complete the assessment. However, it is necessary to complete all module activities on time to receive full grade points. DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON TAKING THE ASSESSMENTS. The work will flow more smoothly if you complete the assessment and survey promptly and move on to the next module without unfinished business.
R-9/25

 Module 3 Quiz 3 [M3Q3] and Module 3 Evaluation Survey close today at 8 AM.

Module 4 opens.

Module 4 - Capítulo 6: R September 25 through W October 8  (Weeks 7 -8)

bullet Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 due 8 AM F 9/26; Part 2 due 8 AM M 9/29
bullet Module 4 Activity 2 [M4A2] due 8 AM W 10/01
bullet Module 4 Activity 3 [M4A3] Part 1 due 8 AM F 10/03; Part 2 due 8 AM  M 10/06
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Module 4 Activity 4 [M4A4] due 8 AM  T 10/07

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M4A5 Reflective Journal 4 -Key Items due 8 AM T 10/07

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Homework*  for Capítulo 6 due by 8 AM T 10/07

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M4Q4 Quiz 4 -posted 8 AM T 10/07 through 8 AM R 10/09

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Module 4 Evaluation Survey posted 8 AM T 10/07 through 8 AM R 10/09

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M4 Grades posted

Highlights of grammar and vocabulary to study:
Capítulo 6: En casa

Puntos Clave P#
Los quehaceres 168
¡Ayúdeme! -vocabulario 170
Mandatos familiares 173
Los comparativos de igualidad 175
Los demonstrativos 176
La programación de la tele 179
La tele - vocabulario 181
De regreso 182
Subjuntivo con dudas, incertitud... 184
El número y género de substantivos 187
El tésis y los detalles 189
Las noticias 191
Así se escribe 193
Lectura literaria 200
 
*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit. 2 WEEKS=4 HOURS

* There is an overlap between the closing date of the earlier module assessment and survey and the first activities of the next module. This allows a "grace period" in which students can complete the assessment. However, it is necessary to complete all module activities on time to receive full grade points. DON'T PROCRASTINATE ON TAKING THE ASSESSMENTS. The work will flow more smoothly if you complete the assessment and survey promptly and move on to the next module without unfinished business.
F - 9/26   Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 due 8 AM F 9/26; Part 2 due 8 AM M 9/29
 
M - 9/29 Week #6 Module 4 Activity 1 [M4A1] Part 1 due 8 AM F 9/26; Part 2 due 8 AM M 9/29
 
T - 9/30 DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR FALL GRADUATION  
W-10/01 Module 4 Activity 2 [M4A2] due 8 AM W 10/01  
F -
10/03
Module 4 Activity 3 [M4A3] Part 1 due 8 AM F 10/03; Part 2 due 8 AM  M 10/06  

M-10/06

Week #7

Module 4 Activity 3 [M4A3] Part 1 due 8 AM F 10/03; Part 2 due 8 AM  M 10/06

 
T-10/07 Module 4 Activity 4 [M4A4] due 8 AM  T 10/07

M4A5
Reflective Journal 4 -
Key Items due 8 AM T 10/07


Homework*  for Capítulo 6 due by 8 AM T 10/07

Module 4 activities end; assessment phase begins.

M4Q4 Quiz 4 -posted 8 AM T 10/07 through 8 AM R 10/09

Module 4 Evaluation Survey-posted 8 AM T 10/07 through 8 AM R 10/09












*2 hours per week of selections in HLC and Black Board  = 100% Homework grade for unit
2 WEEKS = 4 HOURS MINIMUM HOMEWORK IN BB-COURSE DOCUMENTS AND/OR HEINLE LEARNING CENTER
W - 10/08   M4 C 6 Review Real-Time Webinar W 10/08/14 11:30 AM -12 Noon  
R - 10/09  

MID-TERM - LAST DAY OF FIRST 8 WEEKS

M4Q4 Quiz 4  and Module 4 Evaluation Survey close today at 8 AM

 

 

F-10/10   STUDENTS FALL BREAK  - FACULTY INSERVICE - COLLEGE CLOSED

 

M- 10/13 Week #8

SECOND 8 WEEKS BEGIN

Module 3 Extra Credit Activity  [M3EX] due M 10/13

Review Module 5 Begins -Cumulative activities
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Final Assessment:

1. Capstone Project - 100 points

2, Oral Examination - 100 points

3. Cumulative Written Examination

 

Information about Capstone Project Available in BlackBoard M5; Final Project due by M 10/27, 8 AM

W -10/15

Develop Capstone Project:  post Thesis Statement  in Spanish  in BB-Discussion Forum by 8 AM.   

F -10/17

Develop Capstone Project:  post Cluster Outline  in Spanish  in BB-Discussion Forum by 8 AM. Hint: to post cluster outline, work in Word document. Create text boxes to contain the ideas and position them on the page in logical order.
M-10/20 Week #9 Post  Capstone Project Rough Draft for Peer Editing in BB-Discussion Forum  
F-10/24 Comment as peer editor on two  capstone drafts with topics other than the one you have chosen by 8 AM in BB-Discussion Forum.  

M -10/27

Week #10

Final Draft of Capstone Project due by M 10/27, 8 AM

 
W-10/29 Spring 2015 Registration Begins (Online)


Publication of Oral Exam Questions in Black Board M5 Assignments
R - 10/30

 SPECIAL CULTURAL ACTIVITY DAY:

El día de los muertos
Una conmemoración especial

 Online Spanish Students, come meet your professor and on campus students and participate in our annual Día de los muertos celebration.

Location - A300 9:30 - 10:45 AM, 11 AM- 12:15 PM AND
12:30  - 1:45 PM

M - 11/03 week # 11

Module 5 Review Continues

 Post your questions for Oral Exam Review in Discussion Forum by 8 AM today.

W-11/05

 

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW

Answer at least two  classmates' oral exam questions and peer edit for correctness.

M 11/10 week # 13
Module 5 Review Continues
 
T 11/11   FEDERAL OBSERVATION – VETERAN’S DAY – COLLEGE CLOSED

M -
11/24

week # 14

 


Oral Final Exams by Appointment begin today on telephone; appointments must be requested in BB-Discusssion Forum by 12 NOON TODAY, M 11/24/14

Written Final Exam Review Guide Available in BlackBoard
 

T - 11/25   Oral Final Exams by Appointment continue today on telephone and end  at 6:30 PM tonight.  
W-R-SA 11/26-29  

THANKSGIVING BREAK – COLLEGE CLOSED

 

M -  12/01 Week # 15 CLASSES RESUME

LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE ASSIGNMENTS FOR REDUCED CREDIT IS TODAY, M 12/01 BY 5 PM .


ONLINE WRITTEN SEMESTER EXAM POSTED 8 AM TODAY; DUE BY 8 AM, W DEC 03.

Final Course Survey Posted 8 AM Today; Due By 8 AM, W DEC 03.
W-12/3  

ONLINE WRITTEN SEMESTER EXAM CLOSES AT 8 AM TODAY

Final Course Survey due Today By 8 AM

SPN-2001-100 ENDS TODAY.

M-
12/15

 Week # 16

STUDENT BREAK BEGINS

W-
12/17

 

 FINAL GRADES DUE 10 AM - FALL SESSION ENDS

                                                                                                                                                                                    

16.1    Web links to supplemental resources:

Cengage Learning publisher web site

 

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