“Packet” Table of Contents


To read the materials click on the links below (the blue, underlined text) to read or download.


Week One


·        Day Two Reading:

o       “Introduction” and Chapter One of Robert Reich’s The Future of Success

o       “An Ordinary Guy” from Po Bronson’s What Should I Do with My Life.  Available at:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/0345485920/ref=sib_dp_pt/102-0874939-9951313#reader-link. 

·        Day Three Reading: 

o       “Introduction to Gig and choose one selection or more from the remaining readings to read.

·        Day Four Reading:  ONLINE CLASS ONLY

o       Listen to Robert Reich talk about disparities in income in America at http://webcast.berkeley.edu/event_details.php?webcastid=12274


Week Two


·        Day One Reading:

o       “The Lure of Hard Work” from Robert Reich’s The Future of Success

·        Day Two Reading

o       Selection from Deep Economy by Bill McKibben.

o       Thomas Friedman lecture at http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/266/


Week Three


·        First Reading:

o       “Research:  An Overview.”  Located at http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/552/01/

·        Second Reading:

o       Online reading on creating interview and survey questions.  Located at http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/559/01


Week Five


·        First Reading:

o       “Sample PowerPoint” on the Moodle Site, located at http://moodle.id.ucsb.edu. 
Also on our website, located at http://www.writing.ucsb.edu/faculty/dean.