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Thursday 07 December 2006
Week 14 Day 27

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  • Video: Romeo and Juliet, Act I
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GCforum Topic 14

Make up a Good Question for the Final Exam
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the exam will be on Saturday, 16 December 2006, at 2:00, Week 16)

 

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Make up at least one good question for Final Exam and post it on the GCforum, and . . .

 

2.   Briefly describe why you think your question is a good one
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Thursday 07 December 2006
Week 14 Day 27
    Guest:  Mike Linn
    1    Jamie
    2    Casey
     
    video: Romeo and Juliet, Act I
(18 min., 1988, VC 3183)

 

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Tuesday 12 December 2006
Week 14 Day 28

Spain / Portugal

 

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GCforum Topic 14

Make up a Good Question for the Final Exam

 

Assignment:
1.  

Make up at least one good question for Final Exam and post it on the GCforum, and . . .

 

2.   Briefly describe why you think your question is a good one
Be sure to set your "Folder Selector"
in the main window
to the current topic

[use the “Reload/Main button" to get to the main window]

Set message for Topic 14

Set GCforum Folder Selector to 14.

REM: If you have any questions, you can post them on the GCforum
or bring them up in class

 

Feature of the Day

Tuesday 12 December 2006
Week 14 Day 28
   

   Tim Roufs

nlt 03:42 video: The Buried Mirror
(59 min., 1991, VC 3933, pt. 1)

 

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