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 Anthropology of Food
Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 14:34 (02:34 PM) CDT, day 259 of 2014
BBC Food
Wikipedia: Food | Food and drink | Food culture | Food history | Food Portal |
Wikipedia Categories: Food and Drink | History of Food and Drink | Historical Foods |
World Clock Cf.: Food Production and Animal Slaughter
FoodPressReleases.com

Food and Drug Administration Wire
     
Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.
Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At
The New Year
"
Vietnam
National Geographic
Video
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

Course Expectations and Requirements Summary

Charles Dickens, 1842, Francis Alexander.
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Charles Dickens
1842
Francis Alexander
(1800-1880)

Wikipedia
Demosthenes Practising Oratory
Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouy
(1842–1923)
Wikipedia

AVISO: Unexcused Late Assignments and Extra Credit Papers receive no credit
Pleas for exceptions will fall on deaf ears

If you really want to know the details of why that is so, have a look at the memo below that I recently sent to a student. The details change from semester to semester, but the basic scheduling problems remain the same. . . . It's basically a boring read, but important none the same--especially if you're the procrastinating type. -- Tim Roufs

A Memo to a Student on Why Your [Late] Extra Credit Will not Be Accepted


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1. Timely Review/Study of the Topic Presentations
(points by examination and by participation in related Forums and Wikis--see below)
Do as scheduled in Moodle
   
A.
Class "Lecture" Slides
   
B.
Videos
   
C.
Readings
     
2. Participation in Class Activities
(The total number of points available will depend on new discoveries and announcements that appear during the semester. New topics will be added as appropriate.)
   
A.

Forums, Wikis, Live Chats, Feedback, Assessments, and Other Interactive Activities
Do as scheduled in Moodle
(The total number of points available will depend on new discoveries and announcements that appear during the semester. New topics will be added as appropriate.

Forums, Sample Answers / Responses w / Grades

   
B.
Submission of Questions for Exams
f2014 Midterm Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due to the Moodle logo. wiki by the end of Week 4, Friday, 26 September 2014

You can review the questions and my notations there, and use them as study questions

f2014 Final Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due by the end of Week 14, by Friday, 5 December 2014
   
C.
Presentation
(report on term project, the same as 3.B. -- for up to 100 points, as below)

su2014 On-line Presentation (up to 100 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 10, Friday 25 July 2014

f2f: Your Presentation is due on-line in Moodle by the day you give your presentation in class

     
AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
3. Term Project
(for up to 500 points or about* 25% of grade)
   
A.
Term Paper (and paper research information)
     
a.
Project Statement/Proposal
(for up to 20 points)
f2014 Informal Project Statement, or Project Proposal (up to 20 points)
due by the end of Week 4, Friday, 26 September 2014
 

The informal statement can be very straightforward. It's a simple statement (on a Word document) of . . .

"Here's what I'm interested in doing. . . .

Here's why I'm interested in that. . . . 

Here's what I think will be useful for that project. . . .

What do you think?"

 

Or, it can be something like . . .

"I'm thinking about doing a project on X or Y, but can't make up my mind.

Here's what I'm interested in, and why. . . .

Here are some things that look like they might be useful for the project. . . .

What do you think?"

 
Upload your file—one file—to your Moodle folder)
  • In order to upload your file please make sure that you save your Word file as a .docx or a .doc or a .rtf file.*

  • *Details on "Type of Files" are available in the "File Type Information" if you need more information on how to save your files on your computer.
  • Click on "upload assignment" button at the end of the Moodle assignment page.

  • Once you have uploaded the file you can not re upload the file unless you first remove the one you first uploaded.

    For more information regarding how to use the assignment tools, please view the user guides
 
A more formal statement (a "Promissory Abstract") of what you eventually decide upon isn't due for another two weeks.  Between now and then I will have a look at your informal proposal and give you some feedback on it, including instructions on how to proceed with your Promissory Abstract two weeks hence.)
 
Additional information that might be helpful:
"Understanding Writing Assignments" http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/images/owl_purdue.gif 

"Problem / Project Statement / Proposal"

     
b.
Working Bibliography
(for up to 20 points)
Your Project Working Bibliography is due by Friday, 26 February 2011, 11:55 p.m. (CDT)
     
c.
Promissory Abstract
(for up to 20 points)
Your Project Promissory Abstract is due by Friday, 04 March 2011, 11:55 p.m.
     
d.
Final Paper
(for up to 400 points)
f2014 Term Paper (up to 400 points)
due by the end of Week 14, by Friday, 5 December 2014
(Turnitin in your Moodle Week 14 block)

Turnitin Assignments

Please note that a Turnitin assignment is not considered officially submitted until it is turned in
as “Final submission (required)" document.


So if you are missing a score for your assignment, please check your submission and, if necessary, re-submit it as a "Final submission".

The "Trial Submissions" are there as part of the overall learning opportunity, for you to check (twice, if you like) your spelling, grammar, syntax, vocabulary, style, and proper attribution (and other items that can help to get you a high grade) before you officially submit your paper. "Trial submissions" are optional; you may do them or not at your pleasure, but the "Final submission" is required.


AVISO: Late Term Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?
       
AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
   
B.
Presentation
(same presentation as listed above in 2.C. -- for up to 100 points, as above)

su2014 On-line Presentation (up to 100 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 10, Friday 25 July 2014

f2f: Your Presentation is due on-line in Moodle by the day you give your presentation in class

     
AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
4. Exams
(for up to 1000 points or about* 50% of grade)
   
A.
Midterm
(for up to 400 points or about* 20% of your final grade)

Week 6 Day 11: The Anthropology of Food f2f Midterm Exam will be in class, Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 12:00-1:15

REM: Bring your Laptop
Laptop
Firefox
Moodle Exams (and everything else on Moodle) works best with a Firefox

browser. If you do not have a Firefox browser on your laptop, download one (it's free).
   
B.
Final
(for up to 600 points or about* 30% of your final grade)

f2014 Week 16 ("Finals Week"): The f2f Anthropology of Food Final Exam is scheduled for 2:00-3:55 p.m., Thursday, 18 December 2014, in Cina 214

f2014 Week 16 ("Finals Week"): The f2f Anthropology of Food Final Exam is scheduled for 2:00-3:55 p.m., Thursday, 18 December 2014, in Cina 214



REM: Bring your Laptop
Laptop
Firefox
Moodle Exams (and everything else on Moodle) works best with a Firefox browser. If you do not have a Firefox browser on your laptop, download one (it's free).

 

      (Makeup Exam Information)
       
  *(The total number of points available for the forum postings will depend on new discoveries and announcements that appear during the semester. New topics will be added as appropriate.)

Extra Credit Options


1. Case Study Extra Credit Option
(for up to 100 points)

f2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 13, by Friday, 28 November 2014


AVISO: Late Extra Credit Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?
  2. Film Review Extra Credit Option
(for up to 30 points)

f2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 13, by Friday, 28 November 2014


AVISO: Late Extra Credit Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?


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Summary of
Main Due Dates for Anthropology of Food On-line


f2014 Midterm Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due to the Moodle logo. wiki by the end of Week 4, Friday, 26 September 2014

You can review the questions and my notations there, and use them as study questions
 
f2014 Informal Project Statement, or Project Proposal (up to 20 points)
due by the end of Week 4, Friday, 26 September 2014
 

The informal statement can be very straightforward. It's a simple statement (on a Word document) of . . .

"Here's what I'm interested in doing. . . .

Here's why I'm interested in that. . . . 

Here's what I think will be useful for that project. . . .

What do you think?"

 

Or, it can be something like . . .

"I'm thinking about doing a project on X or Y, but can't make up my mind.

Here's what I'm interested in, and why. . . .

Here are some things that look like they might be useful for the project. . . .

What do you think?"

 
Upload your file—one file—to your Moodle folder)
  • In order to upload your file please make sure that you save your Word file as a .docx or a .doc or a .rtf file.*

  • *Details on "Type of Files" are available in the "File Type Information" if you need more information on how to save your files on your computer.
  • Click on "upload assignment" button at the end of the Moodle assignment page.

  • Once you have uploaded the file you can not re upload the file unless you first remove the one you first uploaded.

    For more information regarding how to use the assignment tools, please view the user guides
 
A more formal statement (a "Promissory Abstract") of what you eventually decide upon isn't due for another two weeks.  Between now and then I will have a look at your informal proposal and give you some feedback on it, including instructions on how to proceed with your Promissory Abstract two weeks hence.)
 
Additional information that might be helpful:
"Understanding Writing Assignments" http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/images/owl_purdue.gif 

"Problem / Project Statement / Proposal"

 
Your Project Working Bibliography is due by Friday, 26 February 2011, 11:55 p.m. (CDT)
 
Your Project Promissory Abstract is due by Friday, 04 March 2011, 11:55 p.m.
 

su2014 On-line Presentation (up to 100 points)
due on-line in Moodle logo. by the end of Week 10, Friday 25 July 2014

f2f: Your Presentation is due on-line in Moodle by the day you give your presentation in class

 
f2014 Extra Credit Paper
due by the end of Week 13, by Friday, 28 November 2014


AVISO: Late Extra Credit Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?
 
f2014 Final Exam Submitted Question to Wiki
due by the end of Week 14, by Friday, 5 December 2014
 
f2014 Term Paper (up to 400 points)
due by the end of Week 14, by Friday, 5 December 2014
(Turnitin in your Moodle Week 14 block)

Turnitin Assignments

Please note that a Turnitin assignment is not considered officially submitted until it is turned in
as “Final submission (required)" document.


So if you are missing a score for your assignment, please check your submission and, if necessary, re-submit it as a "Final submission".

The "Trial Submissions" are there as part of the overall learning opportunity, for you to check (twice, if you like) your spelling, grammar, syntax, vocabulary, style, and proper attribution (and other items that can help to get you a high grade) before you officially submit your paper. "Trial submissions" are optional; you may do them or not at your pleasure, but the "Final submission" is required.


AVISO: Late Term Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?
 
f2014 Final Evaluation
due on-line by the end of Week 16, Friday, 19 December 2014


AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit


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