WRA 453Grant & Proposal Writing Fall 2005 Bill Hart-Davidson email@example.com Session 1: Introductions; Guidelines; Individual Project Pages;
Introductions • Name • Major/Year at MSU • Career goals/interest in the course • Interesting fact?
To gain an understanding of the genres associated with the social act of “proposing,” especially proposing projects in organizational settings To gain an understanding of how best to coordinate the various genres of proposing in order to successfully persuade others to support our projects Two broad goals for the semester
Touring Web Site Class Format Syllabus, Text Projects Individual Project Page Intro e-mail Today in Class…
Let’s Look at the Syllabus • Course Description • Policies and procedures • Projects And now for the schedule(s)…
Contacting Bill H-D E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Office Phone 353-9184 AOL Instant Messenger billhd30
Doing The Numbers • 29 Class Meetings • 3 major projects • 20+ In-class Exercises • 1 required book • 4-5 readings from other sources
Getting to know you… • Send me an e-mail introducing yourself • Tell me about your goals for this course, and how they mesh with your career goals • I will respond, attaching our first reading as a PDF
Post a project page Your project page is any sort of web page where you can post assignments. This is how you’ll turn in many of your projects in this class. You can use one of the templates on the GPW resources page and post it to your AFS account. Or…you can use another page you have…a blog, etc.
To Do this Week • Order the book • Bookmark the class page, visit often • Post your project page • Send your intro e-mail to Bill H-D
Reading • Read Tardy for Thursday • For next week, read Knoblauch Article • When you get the book… read “Intro” and Ch. 1 from WWBP and especially Ch. 2 in WWBP I will send you both articles when I respond to your intro e-mail