The Faith & Praxis Paperwill meet the course objectives listed below.
Write apaper that brings together assigned course readings and research, what you have learned from our local guest speakers and classroom discussion, as well as your reflections about your own personal role and ethical responsibility in the community in which you live. Reflect on the following questions: where do you discern the Spirit of God at work in the struggle of migrant people? How has your experience in this class shaped how you think about the reality and presence of the Spirit of God, the struggle for migrant justice both at the border and at home? Ask yourself the question: what is the call for people of faith who seek the common good of all God’s children? More pointedly, what have you discerned about the call upon your life in relationship to the struggle for justice and liberation?
Length: 10-12 pagesdouble-spaced, standard type.
Please complete the following exploratory steps by the date indicated on the syllabus. You may continue expanding your exploratory writing as you draft and revise. Hand in final version with the final draft.
NOTE:I invite you to meet with meatany stage of your writing process.
Thursday, August 6:Exploratory Writing due. Post to Canvas discussion board by 8am. Please be prepared to discuss in class.
Tuesday, August 11:Outline due to Dr. Siggelkow for feedback.
Tuesday, August 18:Draft of paper due with cover letter to peer review group (post to Canvas discussion board by 8am) In-class peer feedback groups (use peer review guideline sheets).
Friday, August 21: Final Draft due with all pre-writing and Draft 1attached.
Evaluation Criteria and Grading:
*See also the STANDARD RUBRIC in course documents on Canvas.
The Faith & Praxis Paper counts for 35% of your final grade for the course.