Day/Time: T/R 9:30-10:45 am
Location: CHEM 305

Dr. Deandra Little
Office: Teaching Resource Center, Hotel D, 24 East Range
Office hours: M, R 1-2 pm, and by appointment
Contact information: 982-2807,


All writing assignments are due at the beginning of class on the day and time listed on the schedule of assignments. Late papers will be penalized one letter grade per day late. Please plan ahead.

The assignments below link to other pages with more complete descriptions. Other descriptions will be added later in the semester nearer the due date; check back for more information.

Reading Journal [full description]
You will keep a reading journal for class. Entries may be typed or handwritten neatly and should be kept in a three-ring binder, as I'll ocasionally take up and return individual entries (or the entire journal) and ask you to share from them with your classmates. Be sure to bring them to class daily.

Essays 1 and 2
Essay 1: Description and topics
Essay 2: Description and topics
Writing Guidelines and Reminders [General guidelines for writing an academic paper]

Group Project [click below for description, criteria and assessment forms]
Assignment & Guidelines
Grading Criteria
Point Distribution for Grading Rubric
Group Assessment Form

Library Resources Search Guide [link to 2008 document]
Designed by one of the reference librarians, this document provides information on where and how to search for secondary sources for your papers and project.