I. Opening Announcements
II. Midterm Update
- Today is our last day of presentations. If you have missed your presentation, there is no MAKE-UP date or assignment for you. Remember that if you walk in while a colleague is presenting, you will be officially marked as late. See the syllabus about attendance points to see how lateness affects your grade.
- Consider making your prezi and google slides public now (you can still revise it as it is public).
II. Midterm Update
Wednesday, October 31 is the last day to submit anything Assignments #1-14. There are 24 assignments in all. This need to be submitted in hardcopy form in class. There are no exceptions.
If you get sick or have a computer issue, it won't matter...
#1-14 will not be accepted after Wednesday, October 31.
November 6 is the last day to drop. If you are missing 1/2 of the assignments from #1-14, you should consider dropping the class because it is unlikely that you will pass.
Your grades are up on blackboard. As of now, 28 points of the course have been calculated. By Wednesday, 40 points will be calculated (A14, presentation, and A12-Justice Essay are missing right now).
There will 60 points left in the semester. So for instance, if you have 10 points right now and do everything perfectly from here on out, your best grade will be a C-
If there is an error in calculation, please bring in the assigned work with the points/grade on it.
III. Today's FINAL Presenters: Steven, Bella, and Jose David (in that order) with FINAL PRESENTATION DISCUSSIONS
IV. Reflecting on Your Topic, Your Colleagues' topics, and Your Pres Skills
V. More on DIGITAL RHETORICS
V. More on DIGITAL RHETORICS
This is one of Ted Talks' ten most popular videos of all time (it's the shortest of the top ten). What accounts for its popularity?
What accounts for this TEDTalk's success?
DIRECTIONS: Explain which 1-2 rhetorical elements is most prominent for this talk (left column). Give examples for how. Take 1-2 of the new aspects learned today and address those questions as well.
Thank you to Krisleidy, Tyler, Dio, and Amir for engaging your colleagues on Presentation Day#1.
Thank you to Alex, Dio, Vincenzo, Jose David, Krisleidy, and Kira for engaging your colleagues on Presentation Day#2.
Thank you to Krisleidy for engaging your colleagues on Presentation Day#3.
Thank you to Steven, Jose david, abby, dio, justin, krisleidy, and ivy for engaging your colleagues on Presentation Day#4.
Thank you to abby, justin, and vincenzo for engaging your colleagues on Presentation Day#5.
Thank you to abby, Alex, and Ekaterina for engaging your colleagues on Presentation Day#6.
Thank you to krisleidy, dio, ekaterina, vincenzo, kelly, daisy, manny, and steven for engaging your colleagues on Presentation Day#7.
Information on Internships, Programs and the SOPHOMORE Year
- As sophomores: now is the time to be lining up internships and making plans. Applications are due this semester and early spring.
- Things to do now: keep up your grades, develop a relationship with a professor who can write you a good letter (for the sake of full transparency, know that tenured professors have "the most clout"), make your resume look good for graduate school
- Click below for some of JJay's most prestigious programs. There is also a link to the Career Center who have contacts that might help you. They will also help you to update your resume.
The McNair Scholars Program is made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The objective of the program is to encourage low-income and first generation students (as well as students from underrepresented populations) to pursue graduate study, provide academically enriching experiences and mentoring to prepare students for graduate school admission and eventual doctoral study.
The Pre-Law Institute prepares John Jay College students and alumni to successfully enter law school and the legal profession. The Pre-Law Institute supports this movement by crafting academic skill-building programs and professional development initiatives and by emphasizing early and intensive student engagement in developing the analytic and critical writing skills that students will need to perform optimally as law school applicants and as law students.
H. Brown Law School Prep Program is a collaboration between the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program at St. John’s University School of Law. It is designed to help increase underrepresented groups in legal education by providing eligible John Jay students (please see guidelines below) with an intensive summer program in the study of law at St. John’s University School of Law. The overall Program is a two-year Program that runs throughout the academic year and over the course of two consecutive summers.
John Jay Honors Program emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, and ethical decision-making with attention to global concerns, community responsibility and civic engagement. Students participate in hands-on leadership experiences and research projects that address enduring questions of human existence; contemporary questions of social justice, and perspectives from the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Students in the Honors Program rank in the top 10% of their class at the college, and admission to the program is competitive.
PINKERTON FELLOWSHIP: The Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative (PFI) offers John Jay students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with leading New York City agencies, youth justice agencies, and the Prisoner Reentry Institute.
John Jay-Vera Fellows Program is a collaborative project between John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the Vera Institute of Justice, and Vera’s agencies for students at John Jay College commited to public service.
JFEW John Jay Summer Scholars Program provides $3,500 to cover tuition for a 3-credit internship course and a generous stipend for an 8-week, full-time internship over the summer.
Center for Career & Professional Development assists students and alumni in finding success in the career of their choosing through career exploration, skill development, gaining practical experience, and building a professional network.
JJAY BA/MA programs provide academically advanced students the opportunity to simultaneously pursue the baccalaureate and master’s degrees (CJ, Forensic Psych, Public Admin).
Start doing research on what good internships for your field look like. Meet with someone and ask (a professor or someone at the Career Center)