Owning the Intangible: Possession, Theft, and (Mis)Appropriation of Ideas

Miscellaneous Assignment 4: About College Work

Summary: Read the long handouts. Summarize key points.

Purpose: To help you think more about what Tutorial and college entail.

Due: 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, 25 August 2010

1. Read Writing in College by Joseph M. Williams and Lawrence McEnerney (distributed to the class).

2. Pick three important lessons from this reading that you think would be useful to share with colleagues in other Tutorials (or with your colleagues in this Tutorial who have neglected to do this assignment). Post those lessons to the class Wiki at
http://foswiki.cs.grinnell.edu/foswiki/bin/view/Courses/OwningTheIntangible/WritingInCollege. If you prefer, you may email me your comments and I will post them to the Wiki.

3. Read sections I-III of (Not Quite) Everything You Need to Know to Survive SamR's Tutorial (including all my various notes).

4. Pick three important lessons from the that document that you think your colleagues in Tutorial who skipped this assignment would benefit from. Post those lessons to the class Wiki at
http://foswiki.cs.grinnell.edu/foswiki/bin/manage/Courses/OwningTheIntangible/SurvivingSamRsTutorial. Again, if you would prefer, you may email me your comments.



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