I. Select an issue from the theme base below
B. Access to HE
C. Faculty Tenure
D. Funding Sources
E. The Extracurriculum
F. Town & Gown
G. Physical Structure
H. Curricular Structure
I. The College and the Military
J. The Purposes of Higher Education
L. Religious vs Secular
M. The Place of Professional Studies
N. The Place of the Liberal Arts
O. Student Rights
P. The University and Industry
Q. The University and Government
R. University Culture
S. Science at the University
T. The Professionalization of Administration
U. Governance of the College, University
II. Developing the initial draft of your Major Paper. (Max 10 pages)
1. Look up a present controversy relating to an issue.
2. Review that controversy. (Give citations)
3. Analyze the controversy.
4. Give parallel examples and historical background from Lucas, Horowitz, or Rudolph (Give citations)
5. Select a date for distribution of copies to class members. Use Chicago MOS. See Section IV below.
III. Preparing a Critique of a classmate's Major Paper (Max: 4 pages)
1. Analyze the controversy given in the paper using distinctions from Analyzing Controversy. Cite fallacies, errors, oversights, etc.IV. Preparing your presentation (Maximum reading time: 30 minutes)
2. Use examples and historical background from class texts to support your criticisms.
3. Suggest how paper could be improved. Cite strong points of paper.
4. Put only your ID code on the paper.
5. Prepare two copies. One for the professor; one, for the writer criticised. Distribute on schedule.
1. You will read the initial draft of your Major Paper. If it is too long, shorten it. If it is boring, liven it up.V. Preparing the final version of your Major Paper (Max: 15 pages)
2. Be prepared to publicly respond to the criticisms of your paper.
1. Incorporate material from at least five other relevant articles into your final draft. (Give citations)VI. Hyperlink to further explication of procedure
2. Incorporate sustainable criticisms into your final version, or adjust it accordingly.